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Usb does not recognise external hard drive

\015 My usb ports do not recognise external hard drive Th following message is displayed \015\012"This usb device can perform faster if you connect it to a Hi- speed USB 2.0 port"\015\012\015

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Your drive is being recognized. However, your computer only has USB 1.1 so you are being notified that USB 2.0 is faster. This message is FYI and will not prevent you from accessing the drive.
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\015\012After you see that message you should see your external drive in "My Computer" If you don't see the drive you probably need to assign an available drive letter to drive.
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\015\012Open Windows Help and Support.
\015\012Search for "drive letters" and find "assigning drive letters"
\015\012This will walk you through the process.
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\015\012If this helps, please vote for my solution.
It is being recognized.
\015\012[My Computer]
\015\012It is probably Drive E:
\015\012The USB port on your laptop is a standard 1.1 version. Your ecternal drive will operate better in a USB 2.0 (HiSpeed).
\015\012Try all your USB ports. If you have a USB mouse/keyboard, or other USB device, remove those and test the drive there, too.
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