User's Manual
USB 2.0 TO IDE & SATA Cable
1. Characteristics
Support SATA spread-spectrum transmitter
Support SATA II Asynchronous Signal Recovery (Hot Plug) feature
Compliance with USB 2.0 (Hi-Speed USB) electrical specification
Compliance with USB Mass Storage Class Bulk-Only Transport Specification
Support 480Mbps High Speed (HS) and 12Mbps Full Speed USB operation
Support ATA/ATAPI-7
Support ATA/ATAPI Ultra DMA Mode
Support ATA/ATAPI PACKET command feature set
Support ATA/ATAPI LBA48 addressing mode
Support dual LUN (Logic Unit Number) for USB to ATA/ATAPI
Support Windows 98se, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Need driver installation under Windows 98se
Software Installation
Windows 98se
1) Please put the enclosed CD into the CD-ROM
2) Please plug this USB HDD in the USB port of your computer.
3) The system will detect it and display the "Add New Hardware Wizard" dialog, please press "Next"
4) When the following screen displays, please check "Search for the best driver for your device (Recommended)" and
press "Next".
5) When the following screen displays, please locate the driver folder included by the driver CD-ROM shipped with this
6) When the following screen displays, please press "Next"
7) When the following screen displays, please press "Finish"
Windows ME/2000/XP
No need driver installation in those OS platform.
3. Verification
Please track the path "My computer”and "My computer”-- > “System Properties”-- > “Device Manager" and expand
the item "Hard disk controllers”, you should meet the following screen.
4. If you use a all new HDD
1) Please use " Fdisk " to set the capacity of your HDD, but this will destroy all the data in the HDD.
2) Format your HDD by standard procedures, if you can't find your new HDD, please following the steps in FAQ-1
Note: "Fdisk" or "Format" will destroy all the data and program in the HDD you select. Please make sure there is not
any data in it, or all the data have a backup copy.
5. FAQ
Q: I could see the icon at the right down comer on the screen, but I still couldn't find my external HDD.
A: a. Please make sure your HDD has been installed correctly.
b. Please make sure your HDD has been set in "Master" position,
c. Please make sure you have installed correct driver for this USB HDD.
d. Please make sure your HDD has been formatted. If no, please format your hard drive first.
e. If you are sure you have installed correctly all the hardware and software, please follow the steps as below to
catch your HDD.
i. Enter "Control Panel" and enter "System" icon
ii. Double click it to find a "System Manager".
iii. Find a "Disk drivers" category. There should be 3 drivers, double click the HDD
iV. Find the "Setting" button and choose the option “Removable Drive”
V. Your computer will automatically assign a new letter to this USB HDD after restarting your computer
6. Caution!!
a. If you are not sure what OS you are using, please contact your PC dealer.
b. Please don't put this USB HDD in a humid or high-temperature environment.
c. If your first installation is failed, please firstly remove the wrong device throngs the path as below: path=Control Panel
> System > System Properties > Device Manager > Please remove the items with "?" or "!" mark.
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