|External hard drives (the external enclosure's circuits) do not require third party drivers !!|
The required drivers are generic drivers built into Windows !
The USB port (or two USB ports) you plug the external hard drive into must be able to supply 500ma of current.
Many USB devices are NOT detected properly, or DO NOT work properly, when they're plugged into a port in a USB hub.
Etc. , etc..
Troubleshooting USB device problems including for flash drives, external drives, memory cards.
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