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Old 02-21-2009, 03:31 PM   #1
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Default Firewire Doesn't Work...

I tried to connect my little 160GB USB/FW hard drive and it doesn't work. I plug it in, it gets power, but nothing shows up on the computer. What the hell? I noticed it doesn't work in Vista or OS X, which it has before. It connects just fine through USB, but not Firewire. I haven't done anything different to the BIOS or anything. I have 2 FW ports and neither of them work.
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Default Re: Firewire Doesn't Work...

Trying not to sound dumb here, but...
Drivers?
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Default Re: Firewire Doesn't Work...

I don't know. I haven't updated any drivers of any sort recently. I don't know what brand of Firewire stuff it i...
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Default Re: Firewire Doesn't Work...

Hit up the device manager and see if theres any drivers that need updating.

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I did. It's just a generic Firewire thing.
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Are the firewire ports enabled in the BIOS?
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