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Hi i need usb driver for western digital / WD1600xms-00 my computer can't read my external storage plz help me waiting ur answer thanx

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This may help you, I know this is a different External HardDrive but sounds the same problem.


My neighbour has the Seagate FreeAgent Desk 500GB (Externel HardDrive), and in under 2 weeks it started to beep and was not reconized by any Laptop or P.C. if this is the same for you with any FreeAgent Desk series ( not GO series, different procedure for GO products). You maybe in luck click this link, you may have to register in the forums to view thread.... http://www.yo-lid.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t​=84 Thread can be found in 'Technical' under 'General Technical Issues' Dont worry if your a novice like me with computers, the guide is quite easy to follow...

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  • informati987 Apr 19, 2011

    I was looking for the driver for the wd1600xms-00 Western Digital. Finally tried the drive on another pc and it worked fine. Returned drive back to original pc, but in another USB port and it worked fine. I guess switching the USB port resolved the problem so I assume a driver is not needed. Running XP

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