can anyone from england help me please?

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  1. Langlest
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    i have a old external enclosure made by icybox but it wont work with usb loader, i keep getting the ret = -1 error
    can someone help me out by telling me the name of a enclosure/external hdd that works and is available in the uk?
    i have had a look at the compatability list but i cant seem to find them for sale here and i dont want to risk buying a different one as they are not cheap [​IMG]
     
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    thanks for the link but as i said
    i hope that didnt come off as rude because i didnt mean it to [​IMG]
     
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    Buffalo Ministation 160gb also works fine. £60 at Argos (or £70 for the 250gb). Doesn't need a power supply either.
     
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    when you find one add it to the list
     
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    Does anyone likewise from England have a working 3.5" enclosure which they can suggest?
     
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    will do [​IMG]
     
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    Sorry to jump in on this thread butseeing as it's England related...

    Just wondered what anyone recommends for a cheap usb powered HDD on a size of 60gb upwards?
     
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    the enclosure that Richy Freeway gave me the link to is usb powered [​IMG]

    i just bought that and a 60gig hard drive from this site
    http://www.microdirect.co.uk/Home/
     
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    I got a WD Passport 250gb Drive from PCWorld for only £54. Its on offer at the moment.
    Works great and from reports the WD drives work flawlessly which is why i went with it. USB Powered from the Wii and tiny too [​IMG]
     
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    My Maxtor 500GB from PC World was £60.
    It works great so far!
    Hope I helped [​IMG]
     
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    What type of drive is that...whats the model number/serial number..is it a 2.5 or 3.5 is it an enclosure??