My portable slim removable hard drive misbehaving

  Big Sola 02:25 17 Aug 2007

Could anyone pls suggest through experience what is the problem with my portable hard drive.
I have sometimes seek an assistance on how to make this drive be reconigised by my computer. I have been able to use administration tool to discover, patition, and format this drive. Now my problem is that I can save file unto this drive, but whenever I want to make use of this file the message would always be that my equipment cannot work with my new drive. I cannot understand the behaviour of this drive, any suggestion?
This hard drive is housed in 2.5 SATA external case with USB connection.
I am trying to use on both my laptop and the desk top. My laptop is Toshiba equinum 2.3ghz, 256mb ddr. Os XP home edition.

  Taff™ 07:28 17 Aug 2007

Can you give us the exact wording of the message. What OS is the desktop using and have you formatted the drive in NTFS or FAT32?

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