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  1. Hi, I have Seagate BSY problem that I am trying to resolve (the hdd was inside of the enclosure FreeAgent Desktop 500gb) I have RS232 Shifter SMD (from sparkfun) that I connect to StartTech USB to RS232 DB9 serial cable. I also have a CR2032 3volt battery + Philmore plastic battery holder with PCB. I tried connecting the battery to RS232 Shifter and the rs232 to the harddrive, but I don’t see anything in the hyper terminal. I used the power cable from an external enclosure to power hardddrive. Do I need to solder the wires connecting the battery to the rs232 board (they are loosely connected)? Since I don’t have a real desktop, I used the USB2 hard-drive enclosure to connect the power to the harddrive (not sure whether it’s ok). Are there any more pix on how to connect the batter to RS232 board? Here are my goodies: Philmore plastic battery holder with PCB mount for (1) CR2032 (20mm x 3.2mm coin cell). ACDelco AC515 CR2032 3-Volt Coin Cell Watch Battery 6250850 MALE TO FEMALE JUMBERS / 10 PACK / SCHMARTBOARD 920-0022-01 RS232 Shifter SMD from sparkfun - http://www.sparkfun.com/products/449 StartTech USB to RS232 DB9 serial cable - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000067SNB/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&m=A1OGLDUAEUWRAK Thanks