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HELP with microdrive driver

by sposh445 / January 23, 2012 1:20 AM PST

I downloaded a microdriver driver from this site. I told it to run it asked where to unzip I told it it unzipped 1 file but I don't know what to do with the file. There are no instructions for an install. The file is called setup information it looks like a tablet with a gear in it. thanks for the help in advance

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Clarification Request
Link please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 1:23 AM PST

I can't guess what you downloaded or from where or better yet, for what device.

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by sposh445 / January 23, 2012 3:18 AM PST
In reply to: Link please.

I downloaded the hitachi microdriver driver. The device is a microdriver

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Barely enough to begin a conversation.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 8:36 AM PST
In reply to: microdriver

But I fear the details are still missing. As I read I think these will work without any added driver on current versions of Windows.

But you have left out so many details that all I can ask is for you to ... keep writing.

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Simple install
by Willy / January 23, 2012 3:08 AM PST

Well, you lack alot of details as already stated to you, what you need done here for what microdrive, flashdrive?

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manual install
by sposh445 / January 23, 2012 3:20 AM PST

sorry I don't even know how to do that

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Details matter
by Willy / January 23, 2012 11:11 AM PST
In reply to: manual install

If the device is found in the device(microdrive) listing under the device manager, hit the update button. You then point to where you have the file located and the update process will config with what is offered. Provided that is all it needs, but details are lacking for any reference.

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by sposh445 / January 23, 2012 11:38 PM PST
In reply to: Details matter

again I'm sorry, I don't know the model # OS windows xp I checked to see if the microdrive was listed in device manager and it is not

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by Willy / January 24, 2012 1:42 AM PST
In reply to: microdrive

Following Kees post, I located a file and some instructions. I hope this helps, since you don't know the product#, etc.

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Re: driver
by Kees_B Forum moderator / January 23, 2012 11:53 PM PST
In reply to: manual install

I downloaded a file 4g2gmdrv.exe from CNET, ran it and it unzipped to a single file of size 1 kB, called 2G4GMDRV.inf

So if it's more or less the same with you, it's simple.
1. Go into Control Panel and run the new hardware wizard.
2. It will find nothing but it will ask you to browse to that inf-file to install that device.
3. Do that and OK.


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