Unable to initialise ide hard drive / i/o device error Tags: Hard Drives USB Adapter Devices Storage Last response: November 18, 2010 6:09 AM in Storage Share johnseffs November 17, 2010 1:57:37 PM Hi i am Unable to initialise ide hard drive / i/o device error. I am usind a ide/usb adapter. This is connected to a laptop with win 7 home premium. The adapter is compatable with the os but the drive is not showing up in my computer. Really need help with this as i want to recover some pics from the old IDE. Thanks More about : unable initialise ide hard drive device error jsc a b G Storage November 17, 2010 4:01:57 PM Cable the drive up to a desktop system. Then download the pictures to a thumb drive. johnseffs November 18, 2010 6:09:46 AM Thanks for the reply, so the ide/sata to usb cable is rendered useless? I will try it in a desktop...would i need to set the (jumper) on the IDE to cable select or master for it to show alongside my primary SATA? Thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Recovery of data from portable hard drive with i/o error Forum IDE I/O error Forum Vista unable to initialise IDE HDD on external USB kit. Forum F500 notebook SATA hard drive , no IDE device found error Forum Seagate 500gb external hard drive 0x8007045D I/O device error Forum Wd hard drive I/O device error Forum I/O device error on WD external hard drive Forum I/O Device Error Segate External Hard Drive Forum I/o device error hard drive solve Forum Cant access external hard drive i/o device error Forum I/O Device Error Segate External Hard Drive Forum I get an error \'The request could not be performed because of an I/O error \'. I Forum I/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) Forum I/O device error on WD external hard drive Forum Bios detecting version of windows that are no longer there Forum Notebook Hard Drive Replacement Forum 2.5" notebook hard drive Forum [Solved] Which hard drive?????? Forum [Solved] Inpage error Forum Western digital WD600 USB drive beep Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !