Applicable Models

IMPORTANT: This file is only for use with the models identified. Not all models are sold in all countries.

This information is for the following models:

  • HD-EG5
  • HD-EG5U
  • HDE1

About this download

Benefits and improvements

This utility installs the Data Transfer Accelerator software for the External Hard Drive and provides the following benefits:
  • Accelerates reading and writing of data to and from the External Hard Drive
  • Supports faster USB data transfer
    Note: Transfer files approximately 3 times faster via USB 3.0 or approximately 2 times faster via USB 2.0.

System Requirements

Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows Vista® 64-bit
  • Windows® 7
  • Windows® 7 64-bit
  • Windows® 8
  • Windows® 8 64-bit
  • Windows® XP

File Info

File Name

  • Data Tranfer Accelerator

File Version

  • N/A

File Size

  • 29.93 MB

Release Date

  • 08-02-2013

Before You Start


Important Notes

  • During the installation of this update, be sure that you are logged in as the Administrator or as a user with Administrative rights.
  • To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  • It is highly recommended that you print out these instructions for use as a reference during the installation process.

Download & Install


System Requirements

Before downloading and installing the software, please check the system requirements below to determine whether or not this program is compatible with your computer.


Minimum System Requirements:

  • Operating System: One of the following preinstalled Microsoft® Windows® operating systems:
    • Windows 8 (32-bit / 64-bit)
      (Windows 8 / Windows 8 Pro)
    • Windows 7 (32-bit / 64-bit)
      (Ultimate / Professional / Home Premium / Home Basic / Starter)
    • Windows Vista® (32-bit / 64-bit)
      (Ultimate / Business / Home Premium / Home Basic)
    • Windows XP (32-bit only)
      (Professional / Home Edition)
  • CPU:
    • Pentium® III 450 MHz or higher
  • Memory (RAM):
    • 256 MB or more
  • Display: High color (16-bit) or higher and 800 x 600 resolution or higher

Download and Installation Instructions

  1. To ensure that no other program interferes with the installation, save all work and close all other programs. The Taskbar should be clear of applications before proceeding.
  2. Click the "Download" icon or the file link at the bottom of the page.
  3. Please follow the on-screen prompts carefully to complete the installation.

The software is now installed.