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Buffalo 1TB USB and  Windows 2003 Server problem

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I bought a new Buffalo 1TB USB External Harddrive and my Windows 2003 server thnks it is an unknown usb device. I tested it on my vista notebook usb and it work fine, How can I get to work with my windows 2003 server , I need to backup asap to rebuild a RAID. Please help!
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by:Darius Ghassem
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Most likely your Server 2003 hardware doesn't support USB 2.0.
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It is an old dell poweredge, It does not support usb 2.0  and I have a message it will  run at a reduced speed, but it turned into an unknown device. I unistalled and reinstalled in device manager and select update driver with a Windows 2003 SP2 CD and also tried another identicle usb drive and had the same  problem. Are there any tweeks or downloads to help?
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You can purchase a USB 2.0 card that is the only way it will function.
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