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NOT WORKING OF 120GB PORTABLE HARDDRIVE

The portable harddrive is in the warranty period.
When connected to pc it shows that CONNECT TO USB 2 TO WORK FASTER .it does not shows the drive like NEW VOLUME H:
but indicater light is on.

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    will not come up on pc

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ARE U SURE UR IDE CABLES ARE WORKING WELL AND UR WINDOWS IS NOT CORRUPT?

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I think you are using an 2.5" notebook hard disk drive into this external case which hasn't got an extra power supply.

Since you're using an USB1.1 connection this could be a USB1.1 issue, USB2 returns more power to the connected device, since you connected you harddrive too an USB1.1 port you might need an USB cable which you can plug into 2 USB ports.

By doing this one USB port will provide the power to spin the drive up (which needs a lot of power) and the other cable will be able to focus on the data transfer.

You can also check your disk manager, it could be the drive is requesting a drive letter that's aready in use by another device. Go to start -> right mouse click on My Computer -> manage -> storage -> disk management. If the device is within this list you might attach another drive letter to it by doing the following. Right mouse click on the disk -> Change drive letter and paths and there you change the current drive letter into another one.

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