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eSATA enclosure powers down SATA HDD after 5 minutes

I bought a new Delock 3.5″ External Enclosure SATA HDD to USB 2.0 / eSATA for some backup SATA HDD drives that I keep around and everything works just fine, except that if I leave the drive to idle ...
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Plug in eSATA hard drive after “Safely Remove Hardware” without restart

I have a SATA drive plugged into an eSATA port. I can use the option "Safely Remove Hardware" to remove the device, to which I then unplug it. However if I plug the device back in without first ...
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371 views

computer doesn't recognize hdd plugged in via esata

I recently got a new eSATA HDD enclosure and when I plug my HDD into my eSATA enclosure and then plug the eSATA enclosure into my computer and turn the enclosure on my computer doesn't recognize it. ...
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Win 7 boot from eSATA but change drive letter

unlike USB you can boot a fully functioning Windows from a eSATA port. But the Windows I am booting from all programs in Registry are attached to C: fireFox, etc. I can manually edit the registry ...
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854 views

How do i enable esata hot plug with marvell controllers in a gigabyte z77 mobo?

I have a new gigabyte ga-Z77x-UD3H mobo (http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4441#sp)that is supposed to have: 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0/SATA3 1) supporting up to 2 SATA ...
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Copying data between two external drives that support e-sata and USB 2.0. With one e-sata port, how achieve best speed file transfer?

Both read & write drives support e-sata and USB 2.0, but my PC only has one e-sata port. Does the choice between using e-sata for read or write drive make a difference in speed? This is on Windows ...
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Is possible to load Windows 7 from the eSATA drive, even if it's not supported in BIOS?

I'm using a laptop which has eSATA connection. I would like to install Windows 7 on the external disk (to have it completely separated from the OS on the internal hdd). According to the manufacturer, ...
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Can win7 be installed on and booted from an eSATA drive?

I'm the proud owner of a Lenovo W520 which is equipped with an eSATA (eSATAp actually) port. However I'd like to attach an external eSATA drive to it, install Win7 on this external drive and boot from ...
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Why do my files fail checksums when transferring to esata dive but not when transfered off the external?

I have been using Teracopy to verify and the large movie files show artifacting after transfer and fail checksum, small files do not fail, only large files seem to. When I transfer files off the ...
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401 views

Win7 becomes unstable after waking from sleep and trying to access esata drive

I have the following problem: I have a HTPC at home which is only used for its Mediacenter but since recently has an esata storage enclosure to record all its data to. The esata enclosure has a ...
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Troubleshooting an AHCI eSATA problem in Windows 7

I used to use the front panel eSATA port on my PC case. I remember having to change a setting in the registry to prevent my Boot drive from showing up in the safely remove hardware list (not sure how ...
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Remote desktop disables eSATA drive (MyBook)

I'm running Windows 7 and I have a 1TB Western Digital MyBook drive attached via eSATA. Whenever I connect via remote desktop, the drive seems to disappear. If I login to the system locally and reboot ...
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I accidentally plugged my USB mouse into my eSata port… it works?

I'm on a Thinkpad T510 and I accidentally plugged my Razor USB mouse into the eSata port not realizing my error because it has been working fine this whole time. Does this seem a little odd?
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How do I get my eSATA drive working in Windows 7 x64?

When I connect my eSATA drive I can see it in the BIOS. But my Windows 7 x64 seems to not detect the eSATA drive, it's not even listed in the Device Manager.. When I just connect the drive using USB ...
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516 views

Can I boot my notebook via eSata pci-xpress card?

I would like to boot directly from an external hard disk to improve performance over my internal notebook hard disk. My notebook has no native eSata jack but a pci express card. As my BIOS doesn't ...
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eSATA hotswap using Jmicron JMB363 controller

I have tried both IDE and AHCI modes in the BIOS. Also tried many different driver revisions. I can't seem to hot swap an external SATA drive. I can use the wizard to safely remove it, but ...
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I recently attached an external HD with eSATA in Windows 7. When I try to enable ReadyBoost, I click Test in the device Properties and nothing happens. Why?

There is a Test button on the ReadyBoost tab within the device properties which, according to help I've seen online, should test my drive's speed and display the results and whether or not I can use ...
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How to install Windows 7 from eSATA?

I want to put a Windows 7 installer on a OCZ Throttle and install from it using eSATA. Some guy tried it here: http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=58874&highlight=throttle ...