Apple Boot Camp cannot be used on an external drive. Now the Maxtor drive should be visible in the file explorer. This drive is faulty and if you need data off this hard drive then there are companies that can recover data off a faulty hard drive BUT it will cost you an arm and a leg for their services. Helpful 2 Not Helpful Comment Flag. The adapter board is where the external connections are. I also tried it on a work computer.
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It worked for me a couple of times, never failed.
My maxtor worked great for 2 years then one day it died. Gang thank you so much for posting your solutions to this issue.
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Vista states that it is looking for drivers, then it can not find drivers, ergo no maxtor is recognised. Hi there, Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking dp a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.
I plugged my external cdrom power supply in and it recognised it striaght away. Play Enhance your gameplay.
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Reading through related postings on other sites it appears that Vista updates from Microsoft may be the reason why this functionality has suddenly ceased.
Personal Storabe Quick Start Card. Hard Drives Browse sforage drives. Posted on Apr 17, Hey it’s a bad power supply problem. In the troubleshoot window, it kept asking me to reinstall the software driver, but no driver came with the Maxtor. Helpful 1 Not Helpful Comment Flag. Helpful 1 Not Helpful Flag. July 28th, I have maxtori use it for month then leave it for 7 months without powerthen i try to use it again but does not show in my computer with other devices, only show in device managercan you tell me what is going on, my operating system windows xp professionally I have maxtori use it for month then leave it for 7 months without powerthen i try to use it again but does not show in my computer with other devices, only show in device managercan you tell me what is going on, my operating system windows xp professionally.
Before making any changes you need to be sure which is the removeable drive Even if it isn’t showing up in My Computer you will see it here.
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Have you checked maztor Device Manager to insure the usb port is working properly and is compatible with the oersonal, eg: In other words is not assigned any driver. I hope I have helped you December 17th, I see my maxtor on my laptop but it is no longer seen on my main CPU And I do not see the little uellow mark with the exclaimation point.
Is there anyway to get my data off the drive? The problem was the power supply cord. System Fails to P. I have three more of these drives on another system in the office, so through the process of elimination, I found that x little “power supply” was the culprit of all my problems.
Then I tried the solution left by Guest in July 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.
Check the jumper setting – it should be set to “slave”. Posted on Nov 08, I had the same problem as most people with comments regarding the Maxtor Posted on Sep 08,