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I connect the in a Mac computer and it works. When I connect it to a computer with Windows vista, xp or 7 it appears the message "new hardware found. your hardware is ready to use". However, I can't read it. I go through Computer or My Pc but it doesn't appear any where. Thanks

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The problem is most likey that the family tree maker file you have created requires the same program to be able to open it.

In order to use the file on your husbands computer you will need to install the same program on his computer and then you should be able to open it with no problem.


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A Hard disk making noise, does not sound too good. if it was waorking before on both PC's & not having issues then it has to be with the unit. try on a nother computer. if its the same thing i suggest you look for that warranty card of yours.

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First, try to connect it to a different computer, to see if it can be read on _any_ computer at all.

Second, check the warranty-status of the unit; if the warranty still is valid, Verbatim will replace the hardware (but will NOT make any attempts to 'recover' your files).

Third, an external drive has two major components -- the disk-drive and the USB-to-disk-drive adapter. Open the enclosure, and remove the disk-drive, and connect it as a 'slave' disk-drive in a desktop computer, to see if that interface hardware is the problem.

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This is not really a solution but for information. There is no direct upgrade path from Windows XP to Windows 7. So, unless you have a compatible program installed on your Windows 7 PC, you will not be able to import a backup from your XP PC. (To My Knowledge).

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