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  1. #11

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    Vista and Win7

    Get an open caddy like this one. Works a lot better but has to stay home. Is not made for travel.

    XION XON-SAHDCB-COMBOCR Black External Enclosure -

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  2. #12

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    ME, XP,Vista,Win7,Win8,Win8.1

    Quote Originally Posted by whs View Post
    The 107F should not have been the problem. Keep an eye on your enclosure - there may be something wrong with that.
    Just sent two SEAGATE Expansion External Hard Drive back, as backup can not finish.
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  3. #13

    Thanks WHS for the link. I am also thinking that maybe the female sata port of my rosewill case might be at fault.
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  4. #14

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    Vista and Win7

    I just saw that the one I linked is sold out. I also own this one. Has always worked well. In fact all my 3 open caddies work well - that cannot be said about those enclosed ones. I threw some of them away. They are cheap but flimsy.
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  5. #15

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin

    That is interesting. I believe some of these external drives deliberately pretend the sector sizes are larger so they can work with XP.

    That shouldn't be a problem if it is just used for storage, but it could be that imaging programs don't like the look of it.
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