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external harddrives

Discussion in 'Desktop & Laptop Computers Forum' started by mr john, Aug 15, 2005.

  1. mr john

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    hello everyone need a bit of help just bought a lacie external drive do i need to install windows on it as i want to download sum files and not sure how to do it thanks
     
  2. The Dude

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    It should just show up in 'my computer' as an additional drive letter... if not, you may need to install the software that came on the CD with the new drive...

    what version of windows are you running? is the new drive USB or firewire (or both)
     
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    has usb and windows xp
     
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    does anything new show up in my computer?
     
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    Here is the support thread on Lacie's website, which gives you info on USB hard drives and how to install them..

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