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SimpleTech 250GB USB, 3.5" external hard drive. They say in manual "USING ARCSOFT® TOTALMEDIA BACKUP & RECORD. Go to the root directory on your SimpleDrive external disk drive, and then double-click Setup.exe to launch the TotalMedia Backup & Record installation wizard." I have no idea how to get there (root directory, I don't see any ArcSoft in my list of programmes). They main reason I got this drive is I need to unload all my stuff from pc in order to fix it ( to reinstall the windows from XP64 back to XP32 because they say it causes many troubles in my pc including that I can't enable DirectX's though I had this problem even long time before I installed XP64 and put a new DVD drive). Any advise on whole situation or particularly on hard drive would be very much appreciated. Thank you. Denis Darana33@hotmail.com

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With the usb drive connected to the pc,

Open my computer, there will be a new drive listed there (ie: f: ) or something like that.. This is your usb driver.. double click on that, and in there, there should be a setup.exe file, double click that to install Arcsoft.

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