Drivers for Microdrive Digital Media

Drivers for Windows 95/98/ME

2GB and 4GB Microdrive Digital Media Products

  • 4g2gmdrv.exe (132 K)
    Microdrive device driver (2g4gmdrv.inf) for 2GB and 4GB Microdrive Digital Media products

    Installation Instructions

    1. Download the file to a temporary directory
    2. Insert a blank diskette in drive A:
    3. Open Windows Explorer and locate the downloaded file
    4. Double-click on the file name to extract the microdrf.inf file to the diskette
    5. Plug in the Microdrive Digital Media product
    6. Select A:\ when prompted by Windows for a device driver diskette

170MB, 340MB, 512MB and 1GB Microdrive Digital Media Products

  • microdrv.exe (132 K)
    Device driver (microdrv.inf) for 170MB, 340MB, 512MB and 1GB Microdrive Digital Media products.

    Installation Instructions

    1. Download the file to a temporary directory
    2. Insert a blank diskette in drive A:
    3. Open Windows Explorer and locate the downloaded file
    4. Double-click on the file name to extract the microdrv.inf file to the diskette
    5. Plug in the Microdrive Digital Media product
    6. Select A:\ when prompted by Windows for a device driver diskette

Controller drivers for Microdrive Digital Media are embedded in Windows XP, Windows 2000, Mac OS X and Windows Pocket PC operating systems.

If you are using earlier versions of Windows OS, use the Quick Index to find your controller driver. (Note: drivers for other operating systems not available.)

Installation Package for Microdrive Digital Media

This installation package is needed if you selected the default Windows device driver when you installed the Microdrive, or if you do not have a drive letter after system reboot.

  • md9Xfix.exe (726 K)
    Installation package

    Installation Instructions

    1. Download the file to a temporary directory
    2. Double-click on the file name to extract the microdrv.inf file to the diskette
    3. Reboot the system

Drivers for Windows CE OS

Handheld PCs using Windows Pocket PC OS already include controller drivers for HGST Microdrive Digital Media products. No additional drivers are required.

For earlier versions of Windows CE, you must download and install a specific version of the atadisk.dll file, depending on your handheld processor type.

170MB, 340MB, 512MB and 1GB Microdrive Digital Media Products

Follow these instructions to install the correct driver for your handheld PC :

1. Identify Processor Type
Windows CE OS lists your processor type in its system information.

  - Click on Start > Settings > System
  - Click on General tab
  - Locate processor type

  or

  - Click on Start > System
  - Click on Device tab
  - Locate processor type

2. Download Driver
After determining your processor type, download the correct device below. A specific device driver (atadisk.dll) exists for each supported processor type running Windows CE.

Currently supported processor types:

  • SA1100
  • MIPS 3000
  • MIPS 4000
  • MIPS 4300
  • SH-3
  • SH-4

Downloads

3. Install Driver
You are ready to install your Microdrive Digital Media driver. Get installation instructions.

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