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How do you run a Western Digital external hard drive?

I have installed a western digital 320 external hard drive but I don't know how to run it, can you help, I am running vista, when I check to see if it is installed it shows it is,
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    It should behave just like another hard drive on your system.

    Were you expecting it to do something in particular?

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You can store, or load anything on it, when you install programs you can select that drive so you don't use up your internal, causing it to run slow.

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