Perfect for Internet, Not for heavy usage or gaming however. This particular shortcoming is a hefty drawback. While generally it is not a problem to disconnect without using that function, there is the potential that USB devices can be damaged if you don’t use that function. The WinStars website is not quite up-to-date and the Maplin website is limited in info. Back to External Hardware. Absolute nonsense, there is nothing wrong with the unit. This is a nice feature when dealing with multiple storage media and means you don’t have to employ additional hardware.
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You are looking for a slick method of backing up your files as storing internal drives outside computer hardware can lead to data degradation and static electricity causing faults.
WINSTARS Communicator C2 SATA IDE HDD Docking Station | eBay
Posted 21 May – Good Luck Roger Edited by rotor, 22 May – Below are the details of the solution, provided for the benefit of any other Forum members who winxtars this Docking Station. Please log in to reply. Yes, it’s all connected correctly.
Tried different USB ports. Some of these date back to the early days of XP and are still going strong and must be all of 10 years old. This site is completely free — paid for by advertisers and donations.
Do you already have an account? Absolute nonsense, there is nothing wrong with the unit. X, or higher what does the Maplin site say? Join overother people just like you!
Switch the unit ON 3. The IDE adapter for older hard disks is a bit fiddly to attach and should preferably be screwed into the drive to allow easy removal from the dock. This is a nice feature when dealing with multiple storage media and means you don’t have to employ additional hardware. Not stopping the device first could cause data loss. Before cloud storage revolutionised data management winstarz was a major hassle to wimstars efficient backups.
I can hear the HD running in the docking station so it sounds OK. Did You do the test with the hard drive in the dock? TabvlaNov 9, Those who have communcator or unused hard communcator laying around that can be utilised to store data or retrieve information from legacy equipment.
With it connected to the Communicatoor, it does not appear in My Computer. Two USB ports provide additional support for external and flash drives.
I tried connecting it to a laptop too, but no joy. However it doesn’t rfecognise it when I connect it. It competently reads and writes to SATA 3.
Windows 7 PC doesn’t recognise Docking Station
I’ve forgotten my password. Log in or Sign up. Perfect – except that it does not conmunicator with W8. From then on working with the Docking Station is intuitive, simple, quick and does what you want.