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Old 05-03-2010, 07:40 PM   #1
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Default external laptop hard drive

I have a 44 pin labtop hard drive that i want to connect to my desktop computer.

I do have usb 2.0 to IDE & SATA ADAPTOR.... I have the usb connected to my desktop , my external labtop HDD is connected to this adaptor .

All im seeing is USB MASS STORAGE come up in device manager, i dont see the actual drive in my computer.
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Old 05-05-2010, 09:57 AM   #2
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anybody ?

I have tried Master, slave, cable select , and no shunt .

The drive letter isnt appearing on my computer but i do see the usb hard drve was recognized as USB MASS STORAGE.
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Old 05-05-2010, 10:07 AM   #3
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Default Re: external laptop hard drive

I'd buy a 3.5" to 5.25" bracket and connect it directly to the motherboard. I gather it's a PATA interface?
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