Question about Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Putting together and external HD

So I just purchased and internal drive to go into my existing externalcase but I think i ordered the wrong drive because the connectors fromthe external case are the wrong ones for the internal.. Need somehelp..
heres what i ordered from newegg
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136113&Tpk=22-136-113
obviously im new at doing this but a friend suggested that its the way to get go with buying externals

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that has over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 2 times.

  • Expert
  • 77 Answers

You purchased a SATA hard drive. Your enclosure is probably meant for an IDE hard drive. If you can, return the SATA hard drive and exchange it for an IDE hard drive.

Posted on Jan 19, 2008

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

What is the difference between a external hard


External hard drives contain a power supply to operate a standard hard drive in a case. It usually connects to a USB port. Usb drives get their power from the wire that connects it to the USB port A regular internal hard drive gets it's power from the computer's power supply wiring. The data cable is either a flat ribbon cable or a 6 pin cable that connects directly to the mother board.

Oct 15, 2014 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

My 500gb iomega external hd model : MDHD-UP . is not working i think its the power supply that has a problem because my friend use the wrong adapter instead of the right one 12v he use my laptop's


Hi sir/madam
Use only 12v adapter for your drive...purchase same volt adapter...
Still not working remove the casing of iomega , connect it as internal drive on desktop ..
If it is under warranty pls go for service centre

Sep 21, 2017 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Is it possible to boot from an Iomega eGo Blackbelt Mac Edition Portable HD and also use it to clone an existing drive? I want to upgrade an existing 160GB Internal HDD in a Macbook Pro 17" to a...


It's possible to clone to this drive, but over the USB interface, it will be very slow. Firewire would be faster. It's also possible to boot from it, but again, it will be slower than an internal. What you've described, however, IS possible.

Feb 28, 2011 | Iomega eGo BlackBelt Portable Mac Edition...

1 Answer

My external hard drive is 300g,i formatted my internal hard drive and found that my external drive was also formatted and was only 3g.could someone help me please that's a lot of space lost


do you have a recovery disk for the internal hard drive? this is the disk that came with pc.your internal HD is important this have been wiped (you have no OS) . get your internal back in order........do you have a receipt that says you purchased a 300gb (not 3gb) take it back get your money or the right external... once you are able to use the pc double check the external hard drive

Feb 16, 2010 | Maxtor OneTouch II 300 GB Hard Drive

2 Answers

My HD is full is it possible to add memory? (Not RAM)


Hello

Ok, if you are asking if it is possible to ad memory to your existing drive, the anwser is not, you need to put in another HD, or get yourself an external HD.

I use an external HD, it works great for me.

Hope this can steer you in the right direction.

Kind regards
Andrea

Jan 10, 2010 | Compaq Presario S6000NX (DQ178A#ABA) PC...

1 Answer

Internal hard drive


They do make cases that you can buy to turn an internal HD into an external. Best Buy I think sells them.

Dec 19, 2009 | Seagate 160GB 3.5" External USB Drive 160...

2 Answers

What software program will clone to an external drive?


It is nearly impossible to boot from external hard drive.  The main reason it that typically the computer need to have the OS loaded in order to support the external HD on the usb system.  My recommendation would be to return the external, purchase and internal and have a professional migrate your drive to the new one.

Jan 06, 2009 | Kanguru PC Clone Kit (KPCCLONE200)

1 Answer

SCSI vs. SATA vs. PCI Controllers


to use your external hard drive as boot drive you will need to set bios to boot from it if the bios allows you to
i do not know which section of the dell bios it is but it will have boot order or similar you will have to follow instruction to set it the main problem having extenal boot is windows will not install to USB devices

As for the hard drive from dell it could be a sata drive they sold you you need the standard one
Hope this helps your dilemma

Jul 31, 2008 | Adapters.com Video to Monitor HD-15...

1 Answer

Since putting an hitachi 250 gig hard drive in to my comp it is causing all sorts of probs! comp wont start up hangs. next time starts up perfectly and after a while in windows get get blue screen says...


okay could be you computer isnt set up properly for the HD

is this and internal HD or external??

your jumpers could be set wrong on the HD

you just dont put a HD into a computer without setting the jumpers properly



I’m happy to help further over the phone at https://www.6ya.com/expert/david_92c86cbc79e9b552

Jun 20, 2008 | Hitachi Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

80 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18425 Answers

Alun Cox

Level 3 Expert

2678 Answers

David Payne
David Payne

Level 3 Expert

14162 Answers

Are you a Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...