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Windows 7: WD External

12 May 2010   #1
mcduckclark

Windows 7
 
 
WD External

I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Unfortunately this drive is not included on the compatible drives list for Windows 7. Also as this drive was created prior to Windows 7's release. We recommend to use the supported Operating Systems such as Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista, which are Operating Systems that have been tested to work with this unit.

Right! Already purchased the new computer and Win7 - so much for backing up your system with WD externals!

Has anyone had success getting the unit recognized by Win 7 so the system backup file from my old HP XP to work? The fuzzy warm feeling of having a backup to rely on feels more like I peed my pants,

WD My Book Premium 250GB WD2500D032/WDG1C2500




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12 May 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mcduckclark View Post
I sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. Unfortunately this drive is not included on the compatible drives list for Windows 7. Also as this drive was created prior to Windows 7's release. We recommend to use the supported Operating Systems such as Windows 98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista, which are Operating Systems that have been tested to work with this unit.

Right! Already purchased the new computer and Win7 - so much for backing up your system with WD externals!

Has anyone had success getting the unit recognized by Win 7 so the system backup file from my old HP XP to work? The fuzzy warm feeling of having a backup to rely on feels more like I peed my pants,

WD My Book Premium 250GB WD2500D032/WDG1C2500

You may be able to use it by using the vista driver and installing it in compatibility mode.
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