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Windows 7: Help with esata

10 Oct 2011   #1
RADZ1973

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Help with esata

Hi hope someone can help with a problem im having. I am trying to use a hdd caddy which i have had for a while and I just found a old hdd i want to get some photos and stuff from so i have connected it to my pc. Here is some details of my pc CPU-Z Validator 3.1
now the usb works ok it has reconised the caddy in my devices but my esata port is not working as i can not see a drive does anyone know if i need to change any settings or maybe something in my bios. Thanx in advarnce for any advice.


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10 Oct 2011   #2
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Open up the PC and ensure that your external eSATA port is actually connected (for example, your eSATA header is plugged in, or your I/O plate on the back is actually wired into the motherboard.

Second, go to disk management and check to see if it's just a matter of your computer not assigning a drive letter to your drive when it's connected. < I'd almost bet this will be the issue.
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