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It is a "plug-and-play" device, and Windows XP/Vista/7 are "plug-and-play-aware" systems.
So, just connect it, and Windows should recognize it.

Are you getting any error-messages?
What is happening?
What is not happening?

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It is a "plug-and-play" device, and Windows XP,windoes 7/Vista are "plug-and-play-aware" systems.
So, just connect it, and Windows should recognize it.
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Are you getting any error-messages?
What is happening?
What is not happening?

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