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3.5 Sata External HDD bypass enclosure to interne 2nd laptop Sata connection..

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  • Started 2 years ago by benstx
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benstx
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Lighthouse; can you confirm me since you seem to know.. I have a NexStar 3 External3.5 hd enclosure esata & usb 2.0 that seem to have a non-functional circuit board (5 years use)... I took the Seagate 500GB HD out and both a Sata/IDE to USB 2.0 Adapter that from the eSata and USB of my laptop (W 510 on Ubuntu) is not recognized... So, I want to buy http://www.cpustuff.com/7-pin-.....nches.html to plug as temporary hd to the 2nd hdd slot that use 7pin Sata also and use the power suply from the Adapter thing (sata to usb) for power suply... I just want to read my ext. hdd from a internal connection that from what I understand give you a larger possibility to extract the files that I want...???

Thanks

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Lighthouse
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Umm, your link doesn't work. Could you try again please.

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Xhi
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This what you meant? http://www.cpustuff.com/7-pin-.....f08ib.html if so I don't think so. You need a female-female cable I think.

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Lighthouse
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Extension cable Xhi. They is always male to female, or vise versa.

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benstx
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No it's that one, the link should work..

http://www.cpustuff.com/7-pin-.....nches.html

Because I'm only using half of a 22 pin internal sata...

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Lighthouse
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Looks OK, is it long enough ?

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benstx
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yes

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Lighthouse
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Then go for it.

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benstx
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I think now my HDD as overheat... When plug in, the disk is not making a sound :( any hope from that point.. Any suggestions?

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G41M
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Is the hdd detected by the BIOS and/or the OS?

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benstx
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For that I guest it would be beter for the internal Sata f/m connecion..? But until I get one you can shoot the infos for those to way two check. (Ubuntu)

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benstx
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Ok, I have the cable... were should I proceeds for have internal access from either the terminal or the files system...?

Thanks
Ben

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Lighthouse
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Not quite sure what you are asking, but see this first.
http://www.howtogeek.com/howto.....-computer/

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benstx
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Lighthouse; would that work for a dead external hdd when plug to the internal 7 pin Sata?

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Lighthouse
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Not if it's dead no.

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