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I require a driver for our Beyond micro external hard drive.

We have a computer with a XP operatings system. We require drivers that are compatible with the external hard drive and the XP operating system.

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It looks as though there is no driver support for beyond micro although the specs state that the drive is plug and play. which means you just plug it in and windows sets it up. other than that there are no software or drivers for it.

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I'm pretty sure that XP should pick up your external USB hard drive with relative aplomb unless:

1. The drive is USB 2.0 and your USB ports are 1.0 or 1.1 (and even then it should work, albeit at reduced performance)

or

2. Your drive is drawing too much power from the USB hub, causing an error condition.

Try plugging it into a different USB port.

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