Buffalo HD-PHS80U2/UC Utility Download (Official)

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Supported Models




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name


SLW Software 1.0 (1-Feb-2005)

Additional Notes

HD-PHS80U2/UC MiniStation Shock Resistant Portable Hard Drive ? 80GB

Utility File

Uploaded By

Malathy (DG Staff Member) on 15-Mar-2006

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
AesEnc.dll 69.6 KB 12 Apr 2005
EraseFilter.exe 45.1 KB 18 Jun 2005
FILEENCRYPTER.ini 136 bytes 2 Sep 2005
FileEncrypter.exe 167.9 KB 5 Sep 2005
MelSetup.exe 155.6 KB 5 Sep 2005
SLWconf.exe 172.0 KB 12 Aug 2005
SLWconf.ini 3.7 KB 8 Sep 2005
Setup.exe 155.6 KB 12 Aug 2005
Setup.ini 8.5 KB 8 Sep 2005
Ver251.txt 3 bytes 23 Mar 2005
VerBNV.txt 3 bytes 23 Mar 2005
encrdlg.exe 245.8 KB 20 Sep 2005
encrfil.sys 721.8 KB 13 Sep 2005
manual.pdf 5.1 MB 9 Sep 2005
slwfil.sys 721.9 KB 13 Sep 2005
slwmenu.dll 57.3 KB 5 Sep 2005

How to Update HD-PHS80U2/UC Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the HD-PHS80U2/UC driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter Buffalo HD-PHS80U2/UC into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Buffalo Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Buffalo website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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