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Windows XP and a new with a USB3 cable Seagate Desktop storage

Ask a question ChristopherMW 1Posts Sunday November 5, 2017Registration date November 5, 2017 Last seen - Last answered on Nov 5, 2017 at 05:32 PM by xpcman
Hi all

I just got a new Seagate and it comes with a USB3 cable. My laptop is running Windows XP with service pack three installed. How can I get the new unit to talk with the old laptop. or is their something I can add to interface the two units?

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My understanding is that any USB 3 device is backward compatible with USB 2. The device will just operate at the USB 2 slower speed.
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