[jhb_airlines] Re: Next Problem

  • From: "Paul" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2006 15:25:08 +0100

Sir Winskill (promotion) <g>,

E-mails crossed, Glad you're up and running viz-a-viz new drive.  Would have
contacted you earlier but a software firewall update (ZoneAlarm) temporarily
locked out my network machine.  Issue now resolved and all running as
normal.

Paul

-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mr Winskill
Sent: 28 September 2006 16:16
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: Next Problem


Alex,
Thanks for the nudge. I was wrong about the manual; well, partly. Having
removed the HD I looked more closely at the label on the back. If the owner
of a good quality magnifying glass it's possible to see that the purchaser
is referred to the Seagate Support website, for instructions. Now, that's
where I'm fortunate in having a second machine, connected to the web, so
able to get me to a set of decent instructiohns. Mow partitioned and
formatting.

Reminds me of a Mesh computer that came without a manual. When I phoned to
ask where it was I was told that most people, which meant Mesh, now prefer
the Manual to be on the PC. I asked how I could access it, to troubleshoot,
if the PC wouldn't start. The silence that followed was definitely pregnant.
The idiot at the other end said they hadn't thought of that..........

Gerry Winskill  (Mr).




Alex - Reheat.org <Alex@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote :

> Mr Winskill,
>
> It could be that it isn't formatted, or windows needs to be told it is
> a permanent drive.
>
> I'd be worried it doesn't come with a manual as you would normally
> need to set the mobo jumpers.
>
> There is a very good tut here on installing IDE drives:
> http://www.pcmech.com/show/harddrive/43/
>
> Hope that helps a little.
>
> Alex
>
> Mr Winskill wrote:
>
>   SWMBO having just returned from Douglas, with a new 80Gb hard drive,
> I'm trying to get it going. Like much equipment, these days, the
> nearest thing to documentation is a "made in Taiwan" sticker. I've
> plugged it in, using the vacant IDE and power plugs from the earlier
> setup. When re booted, several times, it doesn't appear uder My
> Computer. Am I missing something obvious?
>
> Gerry Winskill
>
>
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