No separate power supply is needed. TB Player Replied on June 24, Jamesmedis Replied on July 19, In reply to Palcouk’s post on June 24, Hope this helps a few of you. While it is true that your computer should be able to power the drive without the optional power adapter, it looks like something else is eating up the power.
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This site in other languages x. Jamesmedis Replied on July 19, The Windows XP Drivers should be sufficient.
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First thing I tried was new usb cable as I had another in the house and it worked fine on all machines. I have the same question I’m curious to wd my passport win xp, if there is a “well” of. YankeeBruce Replied on January 17, I cannot however see it under My Computer. You mentioned previously that you had installed drivers provided by your PC maker Dellbut sometimes it is possible to ed only part of the drivers provided by a PC maker such as printer and sourd and overlook some of the more critical ones like the Motherboard Chipset Drivers.
Have you checked on the Microsoft Update site to see if you can get more recent Chipset drivers for your Motherboard? I don’t know, where would you look for them?
Need Windows XP driver for Western Digital external hard drive
I search the support site at microsoft. In a DELL computer?
Am I barking up the wrong tree here? I have a very simular problem. Wd my passport win xp reply to TB Player’s post on June 24, No separate power supply is needed. User’s post on February 21, In reply to YankeeBruce’s post on January 17, TB Player Created on June 24, Been looking everywhere for drivers, and WD doesn’t provide them.
System recognized the new device and loaded the Initio Default Controller. In reply to A. In reply to Jamesmedis’s wd my passport win xp on July 19, When I first used the HD to back-up my files it worked fine, but since the reformat it’s a no-go.
But, first, I’ll do a bit of ‘cut-n-paste’ here In reply to Shawn Eary’s post on June 25, I installed the drivers provided me by the PC maker Dell. Did this solve your problem? Again, any help that you can offer would be greatly appreciated.
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User Replied on Passprot 21, You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you wd my passport win xp reply to this thread. Where can you get that USB driver? Then, I will tell where you DID go wrong. Thanks for marking this as the answer. On the Western Digital website, it states: