The very last review, from a few days ago, suggests that the catastrophic problem reported by many reviewers is due to plugging the 4-pin Molex power connector in upside-down, because the construction of the socket allows it. Well that was too good to be true!! Do you happen to know any software programs that may help, I know professional recovery is expensive. Solvusoft is recognized by Microsoft as a leading Independent Software Vendor, achieving the highest level of completence and excellence in software development. Furthermore, installing the wrong Bytecc drivers can make these problems even worse. I'm not interested in buying another one that is virtually identical. The only physical problem with the device is, as I said, that it is possible to jam the Molex plug in upside-down.
Solvusoft is recognized by Microsoft as a leading Independent Software Vendor, achieving the highest level of completence and excellence in software development. Uploader: Date Added: 17 August 2015 File Size: 13. Dec 15, 2015 you might be installing the driver through the right process click start right click on computer select properties device manager scroll through all of your devices if you see a yellow question or exclamation mark? Bytecc only offers an email address for tech support, so you might want to send them a detailed note about the problem at: info byteccusa. How is the Gold Competency Level Attained? I would put the data in first then power or to be completly safe, return it and buy a magic bridge. Pull the blade connector from the back of the drive after removing it from the sled. Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site.
This is a very handy and inexpensive tool to have if you only need to access the particular drive occasionally or only once. Among the 40 most recent reviews, I found three which discuss the order of plugging things in. . I wondered because the instructions are so badly written, and then I discovered that two of the reviewers say quite emphatically that the power should be plugged in before the data connection. I read the 40 most recent, going back about one year.
Recommendation: If you are inexperienced with updating Bytecc device drivers manually, we highly recommend downloading the. If nothing else, you'll be able to download the latest version of the driver - that may support Windows 7 - without specifically stating that it does. I had this hard drive installed in my MacBook Pro and it was working fine but on its most recent visit to Applecare, my computer was returned with this hard drive taken out and a new one put in. I am using it with Windows Vista and it's supposed to work with that. The power connector is right next to the Floppy Drive connector.
Since I am the only person who will be using it, adjusting my behavior to accommodate this problem by being careful , in addition to marking the plug clearly it wasn't, despite what one of the reviewers quoted above said , which I have done, means it should be a non-problem. There is no manual to speak of. It could be due to you guys either a plugging in the power upside down it has an indication on the head itself which way is up. Just be sure to plug in the power cable before the data cable. News Blog Facebook Twitter Newsletter.
I am using it with Windows Vista and bytecc bt 300 supposed to work with that. This website is using cookies. Net is the opinions of its users. I can't tell if that is the correct explanation without gouging away at the plastic, which I don't care to do. Maintaining updated Bytecc software prevents crashes and maximizes hardware and system performance.
I have used this for 2. I am not quite sure why. . If you need it continuously then use a docking station. Afterward, power up the drives by connect the power adapter to the power cord that plug onto the wall.