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Xp can't find the drivers

XP will not find and install drivers for my new passport essential 320 gb hard drive

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It does not need any drivers it's Plug&Play you just need working USB slot. Try to connect it to another USB.

Posted on Apr 19, 2009

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Sory to report - from Western Digital support site

Uses SES Drivers
7, Vista, XP
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Not Supported
Server 2008, Server 2003, 2000 Server, 2000, ME, 98SE, 98, 95
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Win 98 is not a supported OS, for that drive.

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I dont think you gona make those items to work properly togher M8, sorry

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