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Windows 7: unknown not initialized on window 7

29 Aug 2014   #11
Chrissy33

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the Standard Edition
one right how do u remove the external case


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29 Aug 2014   #12
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Yes standard edition

Here is a general idea of how to take your case apart.
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29 Aug 2014   #13
Chrissy33

windows 7
 
 

i did download it but it didnt show my drive so i couldnt check it
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29 Aug 2014   #14
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chrissy33 View Post
i did download it but it didnt show my drive so i couldnt check it
It seems that the only thing left to do is find out if its the HD or the chip thats between the drive and case.

Remove it carefully (as to not destroy or damage the HD.. destroying the external case may or may not be required) and then connect it directly into the PC with a SATA cable.

Are you on a laptop or PC?
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29 Aug 2014   #15
Chrissy33

windows 7
 
 

laptop so i have get sata cable im not i know what that is
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29 Aug 2014   #16
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Chrissy33 View Post
laptop so i have get sata cable im not i know what that is
Thats ok, first I would like to ask.. do you need the information on this disk? If not, you can try to use some software to clean up the disk but it will remove all of your files.

You're going to want a SATA to USB connector. You can buy this (link below) and save the receipt and return it since you may never need it again or you can keep it.. whichever you like.

SABRENT USB-DSC5 2.5"/3.5"/5.25" SATA/IDE to USB 2.0 Converter Adapter With Power Supply & LED Activity Lights - Newegg.com

If you have a computer store like Best Buy or Tiger Direct in your area, they should have one.

You may even get a local PC shop to simply plug it in and see if they see it and they might be lucky enough for them to do it free.

The last option is to find someone with a PC and plug it into their motherboard via the sata data/power cable.
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29 Aug 2014   #17
Chrissy33

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the computer place around me best buy
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