Here is a possible solution to the original problem, but I don’t know why it works: Can you do that stuff? Click the download button next to the matching model name. I looked at the passport and it has this longer male USB end as well. Plug the drive into a computer running Vista. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam:

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One the scan is complete, the driver update utility will display a results page showing which wd1600xmx are missing or out-of-date.

That could be the first time that I heard about something working on Vista and not XP. Western Digital updates their drivers regularly.

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I unwrapped and plugged in a cable that had come with my Canon camera and so far, touch wood they are working perfectly!

Just try one that matches the most closely, as in if its a Lifebook Pro, download the Lifebook Pro driver, don’t worry about the specific sub-model. I usually ewstern the company web sites and go right to the forums these days.

I plug it in via USB and I get the device not recognized message. Hopefully this will help some people. I searched high and low on every forum I could find and found a lot of problems with no solutions.

Now for the one I thought I lost, I went to best buy and bought another cable to replace it. The lights came on, but like they say no-one was home. Or maybe a totally new set. This was helpful 0.


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You are posting a reply to: Western Digital Driver Update Utility. I have new business laptop that I use, so I assume that it is powerful enough to run the drive without external power. Thanks for everyone’s help. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

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If you need to do this, get the case open, find the make, model and the drive and use google. I am glad this worked. To install a driver in Windows, you will need to use a built-in utility called Device Manager.

They work fine on the powerful Dell PC I do most of my photo work on but they have never worked on the crappy old PC I have connected to the internet hmm Don’t hesitate to give it a try. I believe that if you have a flimsy wewtern with no gold plating on the tips it just may not be supplying enough power or diital having trouble sending the information to your computer.

It’s doubtful you will find a picture laden step by step on this since it’s one of the tasks just a little harder than light bulb replacements. I basically kept all my pictures and music on the drive.

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For assistance in solving this problem, I click the message. How to Install drivers using Device Manager Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box. I just got a 2GB flash drive and it doesn’t get recognized either. Choose the best match for your PC and operating system. More importantly, does this suggest to anyone what the underlying problem is? The best way to fix your PC to run at peak performance is to update your drivers.

I’d like to be able to solve the problem for good For example I have an estansion cord that’s somewhat thin, and it can power flash drives but not external hard disks that don’t have power adapters or Microsoft Zune players. I can hear the drive spinning on the inside and the light goes on, which tells me it might just be the interface card on the inside, but of course WD support is worthless.

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