Solved I need drivers fo my hitachi G Drive

May 15, 2012 at 20:33:08
Specs: Windows 7
I need the Drivers for a Hitachi G drive any links?

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May 16, 2012 at 02:30:22
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It's not a driver problem, as Microsoft drivers for all makes of external hard drives are built into Windows, which is why external hard drive manufacturer's do not supply any drivers - they aren't required.

Your problem is most likely that Hitachi G drives are designed for Macintosh computers so they are supplied pre-formatted for the Mac OS. Windows cannot use that type of partition.

To use it on Windows you therefore need to delete the Mac partition, then create a new NTFS partition on the drive and format it for Windows.

Solution is here: https://iomega-eu-en.custhelp.com/a...

The drive referred to in the solution is an Iomega hard drive which is also pre-formatted for the Mac OS. Your drive is a different make and model but the solution is just the same.


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