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Firewire is not being recognized by my Gateway MX7515 notebook. It worked for years, but something has changed. The 4 pin firewire connector no longer works with an external hard drive known to be functional. I tried a Dynex DX-FC202 card bus adapter equipped with firewire and it still isn't recognized, although the Dynex works in other notebooks and the MX7515 card bus slot recognizes other non-firewire cards. I've updated drivers, no luck. Any suggestions?

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Make sure your firewire ports on harddrive is fine. Try to install firewire drivers again uninstall other incompatible driver from computer. Try with usb cable you can access it with usb cable too. You can use your harddrive with usb cable too. Try firewire on different computer if it will work there then only issue with computer but if it will not work there with firewire then some issue with harddrive firewire ports. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa.

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