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My XP Home Edition computer tells me this is a problem device and that I Need Drivers for my WDElements 500GB Plug and play USB2.0 External HDD

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I have this same problem when I connect my WD Elements to my PC front panel. I have reviewed
similar problems but found one interesting, one that tells that on laptops with XP SP2, USB 2 devices tend to drain the battery. Try connecting your WD to the USB ports at the back of your CPU one-by-one and use shorter cable. This solved by problem, hope this would for you too.

Apparently, this USB device required greater electrical power and longer cables just
don't help.

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Here is all the software for it that WD has

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