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  • I HAVE A HP E9180F DESKTOP, WITH TWO ESATA PLUGS ON THE BACK. I HAVE A WESTERN DIGITAL, MY BOOK, HARD  DRIVE, WITH USB. FIREWIRE ANS ESATA.
    THE DRIVE WORKS WITH USB AND FIREWIRE, BUT NOT WITH ESATA....
    DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHY ESATA DOES NOT FIND THE DRIVE?  AM I MISSING A DRIVER? 
    Friday, July 24, 2009 12:11 AM

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  • This is the Windows Home Server forum. Please contact HP for assistance with your HP desktop product.
    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    Friday, July 24, 2009 2:49 AM
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  • Hi Speedxxx,
    Unless your hardware is very recent, the hard drive must be present at boot time so that the bios can see it. Hope this helps.

    John Leate
    Friday, July 24, 2009 12:48 AM
  • This is the Windows Home Server forum. Please contact HP for assistance with your HP desktop product.
    I'm not on the WHS team, I just post a lot. :)
    Friday, July 24, 2009 2:49 AM
    Moderator