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IDE Hard Disk Case not letting Windows to identify the HDD

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    Delhi, India
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    Windows 8.1 - x64

    IDE Hard Disk Case not letting Windows to identify the HDD


    I do have an IDE HDD Case which has Power Adaptor and a USB connector, which allows to use the old IDE HDDs as external HDD, which is working fine for the other 40GB HDD, but not on 160 GB HDD (which was working about a year ago).

    Sine then I never used this device and it was kept at a safe place, no damage happened to it.

    But now I have Windows 8 on all my devices, and on all devices (laptop and desktop) the Hard Disk is being shows like this in Tasks Bar as:

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    and on Desktop:

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    Can anybody tell me the solution?
    Last edited by mohansinfh; 01 Mar 2015 at 08:10.

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IDE Hard Disk Case not letting Windows to identify the HDD
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