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My fantom hd tfd500u16 is no longer recognized by my computer. I get a blue light and I hear the hd spinning. I uninstalled/reinstalled the drivers, replaced usb cord and tried connecting to other computers but no luck. I would like to put the hd in another enclosure to see if I can retrieve the data but the connection is neither a SATA nor IDE. Any info on the type of enclosure needed would be appreciated

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  • vslusarz Dec 30, 2010

    its an external hd. I did try to connect to other computers

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Is this an inbuilt drive or an external drive? If you're using USB, it needs a USB connection. It shouldn't need drivers as the computer will automatically detect a hard drive.

Have you tried connecting to a completely different computer to see if that recognised it?

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    Martyn01202 Dec 30, 2010

    You can buy enclosures that accept all types of connections. Once you open the external drive you'll see that the connection is one that will fit into the enclosure.

    It's either the drive is faulty or the circuit board that sits inside the unit. I've had both problems before.

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