All the media and emulators that come with the hard drive are pre-installed and ready to plug-and-play. The drives are compatible with systems which have windows 7 8 or 10 (64bit) running on them.
It is also configured for Xbox 360 controllers whether wired or wireless. In case your hyper spin hard drive fails because of any reason, you can get it re-cloned from the servers.
The hard drives comes in two sizes, 2TB and 8TB. You can get the one which will suit your needs the best. larger size means more games and systems. Both the drives are plug and play and needs no pre-installation to be done.