Hi guys, i have connected an externel sata hard drive to y pc(ide peripherarals)but the external drive does not show,is it it is sata.Does it aen i have to connect it to a sata pc before it will work.Thank you. Or there could be something else i can do.
Hi Fruit Bat, It is connected by usb to the pc.But when i tried it on another destop pc(sata peripherals)it showed up but was requiring drivers for it to work.Does that mean it can only work on the sata pc? Thanx
USB external drive SATA or IDE should not require any drivers other than those built into windows XP and above.
It may be a power problem and you need to connect an external power supply or another USB cable to the external drive
A device driver problem click here usbdeview wil show all usb devices connected or not on your system
with the drive discconect use usbdeview to remove all usb device driver s shown as not connected reboot the machine reconnect the drive windows should find and install new hardware to install the drive.
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