|1.||1. For IDE / PATA hard drives; set drives to Master jumper settings. Master jumper settings should be located on main hard drive label. |
|2.||Attach hard drive to the unit.|
- For desktops, plug USB / FW cable directly into the port located at the rear of your PC.
- For notebooks, plug USB / FW cable into any ports located on the notebook.
- Please refrain from using external USB / FW hubs or other case USB / FW ports (for PCs).
|4.||Plug the power adaptor into the unit and turn it on; make sure the hard drive has vibrations.|
|5.||Windows will detect and pre-install drivers automatically.|
|6.||Make sure hard drive is partitioned / formatted through disk management (for new drives).|
|7.||Older hard drives, please verify under disk management that your drive is partitioned / formatted. You may need to assign a new drive letter manually.|
|Note: Notebook or desktop units from proprietary companies like Compaq, Dell, HP, etc. may have security features that blocks detection of the drive when installed to other units or enclosures.|