IBM HDD external hdd prob

  [DELETED] 18:43 13 Jan 2006

iv just brought a IBM travelstar 12GB hard drive to go in an external usb case! iv set it to the slave setting! and pluged it in and it isnt working! in device manager it sez i have a (code 10) and says it cannot start! any ideas here?
its a SD 1801 external case and the harddrive model is DARA-212000

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:22 13 Jan 2006

iv set it to the slave setting! and pluged it in and it isnt working!

External drives are set to master.

  [DELETED] 19:41 13 Jan 2006

ok! ill give that ago! tho its not for booting off! its just as a removable disc type thing

i shall report back

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:45 13 Jan 2006

Not for booting but still need to be mster.

  [DELETED] 21:14 13 Jan 2006

Fomatting needed?

  woodchip 21:18 13 Jan 2006

It should be set to Master as above then after starting comp with the drive plugged in, Right Click My Computer Click Manage then Disc management You will see the new drive set it up from there

  [DELETED] 00:23 14 Jan 2006

right tried that and its still coming up code 10!

  [DELETED] 00:42 14 Jan 2006

ok its working now! i think it was the power coming from the USB port! i changed which port it was in and put it in directly (instead of an extension cable) and its seen it! cheers for ur help!

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