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DRIVERS FOR WINDOWS VISTA

WANT TO US 250GB EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE WITH WINDOWS VISTA LAPTOP

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  • Sunil Panem
    Sunil Panem May 11, 2010

    Hi



    Need more information.



    Are you using vista 32-bit OS or 64-bit OS bucause 64-bit OS might need drivers even for plug n play devices?



    Also pls let us know how you are trying to connect the external HD?

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Tried that, it couldn't even find the model i have! it works fine with my pc as it made for that but it did come with the usb cable and plug to connect it to other laptops/pcs. i'll try again when i have a bit more patience ha ha. cheers anyway.x

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

TO BE HONEST I'M NOT SURE. THIS IS ALL NEW TO ME. MY LAPTOP IS GATEWAY MT6824b. i've had it a year and only just become friends with it. i'm used to windows xp so this vista is all new to me. i've looked under laptop and on box and not sure which it is. sorry but i'm bloody hopeless. x

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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When you plug in your external drive, Windows Vista will 'see' it on plug and play basis. The drive should have a cd with drivers included. If not, you'll need to go to that manufacturer's website, and get the new Vista drivers(not a bad idea, since most driver disks will be a tad out of date, anyway).

Got backup?

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

  • Patrick Michaels
    Patrick Michaels Feb 10, 2008

    thanks for your vote of confidence


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