I bought a wd my book studio 800 fw but it didn't work


#1

i bought a WD my book studio 800 fw 1TB , but it didn’t  work.

and i have a XP WINDOWS

.it’s connecting by usb. but when i go to “my computer” i can’t see him. and on  Device Manager  i can see a error  of  WD SES DEVICE USB DEVICE. when i connect my hard disc my system xp is Reports me ubout new hardware BUT this is all…

pleaseeeee helpeeeeee meeee


#2

The My Book Studio comes formatted for Mac. To use on windows you will need to reformat NTFS http://wdc.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/wdc.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=3865

Joe


#3

ok tnx but if i gonna do it it will be ok on mac?


#4

i have mac also


#5

Yes but you will have to install software on Mac. Are you trying to use this on both Mac and Windows? If so  look at this post http://community.wdc.com/t5/External-Drives-for-Mac/Using-My-Passport-back-and-forth-between-a-Mac-and-PC-help/td-p/109664 I think you will need to format NTFS then download the NTFS-3G and install on Mac. Then it should work on both.

Joe