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HARD DRIVE ENCLOSURE RECOGNITION BY MY PC PROBLEM

MY Nexxtech 3.5" Hard Drive Enclosure (NHDE35) IS NOT BEING RECOGNIZED BY MY PC. WHEN I PLUG IN THE USB2 WIRE INTO USB2 PORT I GET MESSAGE THAT READS: "YOUR UNKNOWN DEVICE CAN PREFORM FASTER IF IT IS PLUGGED INTO A HIGH SPEED PORT." I AN USUNG A NEW PC WITH WINDOW VISTA HOME EDITION. SEEMS I CAN'T GET PC TORECOGNIZE IT REGARDLESS OF WHAT USB2 PORT I USE. CAN ANYONE HELP?

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  • AGALSGUY Jun 02, 2008

    i am using a hard drive enclosure. It is made with a 2.0 port and cable. Therefore, it's evidently Vista that is the problem. Need Vista drivers from the OEM of the hard drive enclosure, unless one of you tekkies know where I can find the drivers!



    thank you

  • mlspar4 Jul 30, 2008

    I have the same problem. I have XP, and it was set to master.

  • Anonymous Sep 04, 2008

    Vista will not recognize drive

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    Randy Feb 25, 2009

    I also had a problem with XP not recognizing the hard drive. The USB Mass Storage Device was reporting a Code 10 (Device cannot start). Ryockey provided the solution in that the drive pins can be offset by one set when connected to the interface. Be careful to get the pins aligned correctly, it worked for me. I also have my drive jumper set for Master. Thanks Robert!

    Randy

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Had the same problem today. I finally noticed that the pin bay on the enclosure was large enough to allow the pins to be offset by one pin set. The open pins were hidden by wires. Once I carefully aligned the pins, everything worked fine.

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Try setting the HD jumper (in the Nexxtech enclosure) to "master"...it worked for me!!!

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You have an old pc with no usb 2.0 u have 1.1 get a pci usb2.0 card if that bothers you.

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    Arnold G Aug 01, 2008

    also diskmgmt.msc will get your drive listed..
    create partition then format it.

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