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lacie external drive [in]compatiblity with windows 7

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I have several Lacie external drives and plan to buy two more now. They work fine on my XP computer.
However one of my PCs already runs windows 7 and I will soon reformat and install windows 7 on the XP machine.

I have seen from some fora that there may be compatibility issues with lacie / windows 7, and i see that windows 7 is NOT mentioned on the list of OS in some of the adverts .  Hard to believe that window 7 would NOT be catered for, at least  through a driver download, but am reluctant to buy without advice.

many thanks,

Alex
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I have 3 lacie hard drives and they work fine with windows7. You can buyit without any problems.
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You could put one of your drives on the Windows 7 PC to give it a test drive
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many thanks
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