Question my external drive reads usb-c to usb-a but not usb-c to usb-c

devtinagub1

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my external drive is a nvme ssd in a usb-c enclosure. it reads fine with usb-c (drive side) to asb-a (computer side) but not usb-c double ends in my laptop. ive picked up several different usbc both ends type cable to try to solve and it just wont read. what am i missing?
 

devtinagub1

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What laptop do you have? I guess it's possible that the Type-C port is exclusively for charging, but that seems like a poor manufacturing choice.

Thunderbolt? Do you have drivers installed?
So I sort of answered this today by trying the same thing in my wife's laptop which is newer and voila it works as I need it to. Thinking of swapping :) ** Barty1884 you were probably onto something like i think it is usbc3.2 that is needed. Thanks.
 

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