Author Topic: External HD PF320u2 NOT CONNECT USB 2.0  (Read 3785 times)

DUYANHIT

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External HD PF320u2 NOT CONNECT USB 2.0
« on: December 05, 2008, 09:03:01 am »
   

Hello everyone, somebody help me!

 

-I have a external HD, the model number is PF320U2.

-I've tried to connect it to my computer (with USB interface 2.0) but there was no signal, icon,.. from computer show that it regconizes device or not.

-The led on hard disk is on, and It seems that the disk spin too (my feeling when touching to the disk).

-I've connected it to another computer with usb 1.0, and the computer recognize it.

 

Could you please give me help.

Thank you 


Paul

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Re: External HD PF320u2 NOT CONNECT USB 2.0
« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2008, 04:58:53 pm »
Have you tried it on another PC running a 2.0 USB controller?

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Re: External HD PF320u2 NOT CONNECT USB 2.0 [NEW 1]
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2008, 01:19:36 am »
   

Dear Paul and all

- I've tried running it in other three PC with USB 2.0 but It still didn't work.

- But after trying many ways, I got it.

- There're two USB to connect the drive with PC: one for power supply, the other for USB input

- I connected  power supply USB plug to one PC and the other to my PC. Surpisingly, my PC recognized the drive and worked properly together.

- It seems that my USB socket doesn't provide enough power for the drive to work.

- I felt happy when the computer recognized the drive but inconvinient as well. Whenever I use the drive, I need two USB sockets from two PCs :(. Could you please give me advices so that I can use the drive as normal ( pluging USBs to one PC and get to use the drive)

Thank you

Duy Anh


Colin137

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Re: External HD PF320u2 NOT CONNECT USB 2.0 [NEW 1]
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2008, 11:22:34 am »
The reason for this is that some computers do not provide enough power over USB to completely power the hard drive. If you've had the issue with any desktop PCs, try using the back USB ports, as they typically provide more power than the front ports.

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Re: External HD PF320u2 NOT CONNECT USB 2.0 [NEW 1]
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2008, 09:33:40 pm »
   Thank you Colin137 for your absolute solution. :)

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Re: External HD PF320u2 NOT CONNECT USB 2.0
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2008, 12:05:28 pm »
Glad I could help.