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Windows 7: mybook drivers for repair from image

01 Dec 2010   #1
khakiman

 
 
mybook drivers for repair from image

im trying to restore an image thats on my external mybook. however windows 7 is asking for drivers to find the external. can anyone point me in the right direction for these drivers so i can burn them to a cd and help windows setup see my external?


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01 Dec 2010   #2
Martin

7 Ultimate x64 RTM 7600.16385
 
 

is this 32 or 64 bits? do you know the exact model of your external hard drive?

heres a WD site which has drivers and installation software for different models
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01 Dec 2010   #3
SledgeDG

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

What mybook do you have ?
On my 2GB drive there is a partition that usually gets mounted as a virtual CD drive which holds (beside the WD software a directory called WD-SES Device Drivers it contains
wdcsam.cat wdcsam.inf, wdcsam.inf, wdcsam.sys and wdcsam64.sys.
Not sure if it's those you're looking for, tho
On the 1GB drive (~1 year older) there is only a folder named WD_Windows_Tools which doesn't contain any drivers as far as I can see.

-DG
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01 Dec 2010   #4
khakiman

 
 

well thanks guys but i just needed to refresh i guess to find the mybook. but now it is giving me the error

"no disk that can be used for recovering the system disk can be found"
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01 Dec 2010   #5
khakiman

 
 

doing a little web search i believe i may have to format my new hard disk first. let me try that
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