Nexstar.2 External Drive

By jmartinnel@lant
Sep 12, 2006
  1. I have a NexStar.2 External 3.5 hard drive enclosure. I have fitted a 40GB hard disk in it and connect it to my PC. My PC immediately picked it up and I was able to use it like a normal memory stick.
    Now there are certain data that I want to transfer from a friend's PC to mine. He uses WinME and mine is XP. HIs PC did pick the device ( little green icon in the taskbar, but in My Computer and in Explorer, there is nothing. I also run the installation disk on his PC although it is only recommendated for 98SE.
    What can be wrong
  2. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Did you format the external hard drive as NTFS? Windows 9x/Me does not support NTFS - you should use FAT32 instead.
  3. jmartinnel@lant

    jmartinnel@lant TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks. I did not and after I've done that, everything is okay.
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