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I purchased a western digital 160G external storage device. My computers tell me that it will be slow without a high speed USB port. However, I get a prompt to install software or to insert a disk into the drive. Help! I know I do not have a high speed USB port, but other smaller storage devices work fine. What can I do to remedy this?

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Use windows xp service pack 2 professional
all the ports are then usb 2 .
if this doe not solve the problem change the circuitry of the ext drive on which you mount the hdd

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