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I am currently using windows XP home. I have purchased Desk Top hard drivehigh speed 2.0 & have followed the instructions to the letter as per instruction booklet but it Fails to register properly only on my computer as localdisc (E:)How do I start tranfering files when there is no visible instructions I am fairly new to computers and would be most gratfull indeed for any assistance in this regard with thanx in advance I have not been resident in the UK for sufficient time to qualify for credit cards so if you will not help me then I have no choice but to return the Item back to the shop as it will be of no value to me

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