It worked like a charm. OK all you genius’s. If you’d like to troubleshoot, when you plug good power in, you should feel or hear the drive spin up. If you dont then the drive is probably not detected. It is the Maxtor Are you a Maxtor Computer and Internet Expert?
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Windows will now create a new connection to the mass storage unit. Helpful 19 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Posted on Apr 17, Here is what I did. Posted on Aug 24, If it doesn’t work then you probably have a USB problem.
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I had used it once some time ago and managed to back some files up to it. Results 1 to 4 of 4. Respectfully Gorillanasty Gang thank you so shorage for posting your solutions to this issue.
Got home and plugged the power supply into the Maxtor and immediately my Windows XP immediately recognized it and the drive was personnal. Have you checked in Device Manager to insure the usb port is working properly and is compatible with the drive, eg: Like many others, I had problems with the drive and tried some obvious solutions like swapping the old USB cable with a new one, trying different computers with XP, Vista, etc.
The max point reward for answering a question is I have three more of these drives on maxtot system in the office, so through the process of elimination, I found that the little “power supply” was the culprit of all my problems.
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I have a problem with my Maxtor personal storage external hard drive. The only “complication” will be drive letter changes.
Good luck to all, I hope this works for you. Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers.
I have two of these drives and both storaeg failed. Anonymous Dec 28, Sloppy, but as I said, at least you will have access to your data. Anyone know where to get another power supply or what to replace this one with? It doesn’t show that driver is there the maxtor storage is not recognized by the system. Seagate in fact bought out Maxtor. But, I am smart enough to look outside the box. Right – now you can see which was the external drive.
Maxtor Basics Personal Storage – hard drive – GB – USB Overview – CNET
It will take 2 mins from you to install You may be asked for drivers gain, if you do, show the storagw where they are. Now I get to the point which may help many of you. Posted on Apr 10, Anonymous Nov 23, If you want to get a new external drive, it is pretty easy to copy the data from to the new drive using standard Windows copying. How it got like this I’ve no idea?