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Subject: Re: 5400rpm toshiba drive in JBR
From: sophana (
Date: 2004-06-02

Stuart Tedford wrote:

>I have also now tried this drive (MK6022GAX) in my new external USB2 HDD
>enclosure, and it doesn't work. Same symptoms - drive spins up but is not
>recognised. Other drives do work in the enclosure, so it must be a
>master/slave issue because the drive does work in one of my laptops. It's
>an OEM drive so I've got no chance of getting any help from toshiba. It is
>supposed to be a master when there is no jumper attached, so does anyone
>have any ideas I can try?
What do you call 'not recognised'
If windows does not assign a drive letter there are many reasons.

Are you sure your drive has been initialized and has a partition?

go to 'manage computer' (in xp) and manage drives. your drive may appear
and not initialized.
you may assign a letter there.


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