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WD My Passport Essential 250GB USB2.0 is not working in WIn 98SE

Hi Dear Helpers,

Can you please suggest me how I can make WD My Passport Essential 250GB USB2.0 get detected with Windows 98SE.

Currently My External 250Gb Passport Essential USB Hard drive is not even getting detected/recogonized by Windows 98SE

Can anbody help me on solving this issue

- Giri

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  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    Just purchased on 1/17/2009 WIN XP identifies new hardware found. However, does not install it. keeps asking for driver.

  • just-ice May 11, 2010

    Usually with Win98 you need to install USB drivers off the disc that came with your drive. Have you done that??

    Xp will normally recognise the drive without any probs.

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Try using a Usb 2 cable "The one that came with the WD My Passport " And put it directly to the PC...
In some cases, Like mine, I used an extended cable + the cable that came with the "WD My Passport" and i got the same problem ..
So i simply removed the extended cable and put the put "WD My Passport " directly to the PC with its own cable and the problem was solved to me ..
Samer.F

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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