the drive shows up in device manager all fine.
as for the software, i have tried cyberlink, total theatre, vlc, and none work.
As i said when the drive is connected with the sata to ide converter (connected to IDE port) the drive will work as it should when connected to sata. but when i connect the drive to the sata port windows says"installing new hardware" “device ready to use” so it detects it ok, but is non responsive after that.
the software can not open the communication to the drive.
i have tried every piece of software , but it has not fixed the problem.
i have no idea how to solve this problem??/
i appreciate all advice and info.
keep it coming