This site in other languages x. Right click the Start button and open Explorer. Run Disk Management tool Method 2. Are you plugging the device into a front usb port or a rear? I can’t see disk in my computer You shouldn’t need a driver.

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Anonymous Mar 27, Wait 2 minutes 5. December 17th, Anonymous Jan 04, Good reason to never get rid of all your cables and stuff when a device goes bad.

A Maxtor Headache! – External Hardware

It’s worth a thousand words. I would reset the CMOS. I had the same problem as most people with comments regarding the Maxtor I get this now: Its just background – you can format your drive and mator it into partitions if you want before using it. System Fails to P.

Loewieke Apr 19, How it got like this I’ve no idea? Windows may assign the drive a different letter.

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Maxtor 3200 usb personal storage

Right click on it and select “Properties. That said there may be other reasons to use NTFS.

Will my drive work with Windows 7? Right click on the “Unknown unit” that is the Maxtor drive and “Uninstall” it. Replaced the power supply today and got everything back I had the same problem and then made it worse. Mator adapter board is where the external connections are.

I presume the security updates in particular may have meant that the Maxtor is also considered a potential threat. This worked for me I too have a Maxtor Personal Storage that was not recognized on a laptop running windows 7 or on a desktop running Windows Vista. Choose the way that you want to use to check partition: To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. The time now is If it doesn’t work then you probably have a USB problem.


Because of that, the final stop is http: I encountered a simple solution with my Thinkpad and the “disappearing” Maxtor GB. How satisfied are you with this response? Thanks to another post I found somewhere, here are the instructions that make opening the case simple.

You can’t post conmments that contain an email address. If you listen to the drive in the old case you will be able to tell if it is starting to run by listening to it closley BEFORE you rip it apart.

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