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I have 2TB MY Book Essential. Works fine with vista. But not in XP Prof. System hangs when connected. Called WD Tech. They say it works in USB 2.0. My Vista Laptop has USB 1.0 and it works. Any solutions. email me at village_pointe@hotmail.com

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  • village_poin Jun 04, 2010

    Doesn't have any specific manual. Just instructions on how to connect. On the box, it says it works with XP, Vista and USB 2.0. My system has xp prof. but usb 1.0.
    So they could not help.
    I have many devices which work on USB 1.0 even though it says 2.0. This device works in VISTA which has usb 1.0.

    So everybody reads manual. Only experts can give solutions how to overcome it.

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