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LOTUS1324

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    Re: External Harddrive
    « Reply #15 on: September 23, 2007, 03:31:31 PM »
    One more thing will downloading some sort of driver for it help. I got to this page on the wd website and it shows a list of drivers for the hard drive i have. It has a few ones i don't know which one to really download. Maybe you might know. I will appreciate it once again.
    http://support.wdc.com/download/index.asp?cxml=n

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      Re: External Harddrive
      « Reply #16 on: September 23, 2007, 03:33:02 PM »
      Sorry it is the WD caviar SE-7200 RPM

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      Re: External Harddrive
      « Reply #17 on: September 23, 2007, 04:38:30 PM »
      We would need a drive serial# or more info to investigate further...if the drive operated properly it's probably not a driver issue but i would say it's worth a shot before opening the case...
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        Re: External Harddrive
        « Reply #18 on: September 23, 2007, 05:10:21 PM »
        Thx again. I will get back to you tommorrow around this time.

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        Re: External Harddrive
        « Reply #19 on: September 23, 2007, 10:42:47 PM »
        As GX1_Man would say...we'll leave the light on...
           
         
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          Re: External Harddrive
          « Reply #20 on: September 24, 2007, 02:31:10 PM »
          Hello, again gents. What you suggested did not work i am at work right now and have tried it on several pc's here and they are responding the same way my pc was. I also before coming to work took the harddrive out of the case and test it it through an ide cable. That went even worse, my computer detected it, but i still could not access it and when i ran a wd diagnostics it when into error state and stated the the hard drive only  had 17gigs on it. Afterwards i tried it on my xbox and once again it worked fine. Now i am here at work and connected it to several pc's and it says, you know the found new hardware and device ready for use pop up, but i could not access the drive. It is still in the device manager but i cannot access it. Any more suggestions??? And why is it working on my xbox 360 but not on a pc. Thanks again for your timely responses.

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          Re: External Harddrive
          « Reply #21 on: September 24, 2007, 03:17:38 PM »
          I do not own an XBox nor am i familiar with how they handle external HDD's so i'll defer this one to someone with more gaming experience...
             
           
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            Re: External Harddrive
            « Reply #22 on: September 24, 2007, 03:25:16 PM »
            Thx patio, but do you have anything else on why it isnt working on my pc or others
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              Re: External Harddrive
              « Reply #23 on: September 24, 2007, 03:42:43 PM »
              The drive is corrupt.  Xbox uses different drivers then your PC does and has a boot sequence, if you will, dont know what else to call it, that the Xbox uses when you plug it in.  So when putting it on a PC your computer is trying to read this and if messes everything up. 

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                Re: External Harddrive
                « Reply #24 on: September 24, 2007, 05:51:18 PM »
                Anything Patio?