Today we refer to you an easiest way that ” How to build an external hard drive” in order to provide you guys an extra room in storage, capacity to provide a backup support, easy to use ( you can connect with any type of device via any USB port), lightening speed, means you can transfer your data much speedy between any two devices and a much more than your small thinking. Now, may it proves a mercy for storage devices, i.e. CD’s, from such guys who are always busy in pushing their uncountable data on CD’s or any other related stuff.
Step by step Guide to build an external HDD:
Now come towards procedure that ” How to build an external hard drive” without any ghastly difficulty through step by step guidance:
First, you have to require a standard size for your inbuilt HDD which is up to your wish that size you prefer most. As we are taking laptop HDD because it has no tension, can be powered by USB cable, no need of any AC adopter. If you have any spare desktop HDD you can use it!
Second, you require to buy a compatible enclosure, but keep in your mind the standard size of your HDD that you take and its interface (ATA100, ATA133, Serial ATA150, Serial ATA II, etc.). If you not buy according to it you money goes vain.
Unwrap each your enclosure and HDD, take the help their of an expert because its a tough job.
Set your HDD to the Master setting, these setting located between the Molex power connect ( a connector having 4 large round pin) and as well as the ATA/SATA connector.
As this step is difficult one connect your HDD to enclosure’s Molex power connector and ATA/SATA ribbon cable properly, check it many times because without it fails to work.
Attach your HDD into the enclosure. You have provided 4 screw their with enclosure, so screw it with fully concentration.
Now connect your device to the Power cord or USB or FireWire cord.
USB and FireWire are Plug-and-Play, means that you not require to turn off the computer before connecting your drive.
Now turn on computer, if you not starts it already.
As computer starts, it will show a option there that some device is connected to your working device.
Now format the new experimental HDD by using NTFS. Wait for a while till it completes.
Congrats! You done now enjoy with extra storage.
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