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Hi,my hp lap top won't recongnize my new prestage 500gb external portable drive with windows xp. It will work on my other pc with windows vista. Please explain very simple to me, just like those books for dummy.

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Please make sure your windows XP has all updated drivers. Make sure it should be updated with atealst SP2.

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Try to locate drivers from manufacturers website, for win xp

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