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I had a problem with the enclosure or the drive so have currently a replacement Maxtor drive. Lord knows whether I will ever get a rebate out of this by the time I am done shipping and receiving and swapping. AND, if someone knows of an inexpensive recovery program. Removing the drive from the enclosure and directly attaching it (via IDE/SATA) or putting it into another enclosure could remedy the issue. Source

Repeated, regular tapping, grinding or beeping. i disconnected the mapped H: and my external usb hard drive appeared in H: instantly. every since then, i can't even see the maxtor drive on 'my computer'... It also won't initialize.

Maxtor Hard Drive Repair

Maxtors are very vulnerable to overheating, power surges and bad power supply unit combined with power streak is usually enough to burn spindle motor controller chip on the logic board. After some period of time magnetic media the platters are covered with starts to degrade and bad sectors appear.Whenever the drive hits such unreadable bad sector it could start freezing, scratching, Maybe your external drive requires an additional power supply which you haven't properly connected. DIY Perks 3.722.532 görüntüleme 10:28 Maxtor DiamondMax 10 IDE hard drive 040111300 repair and data recovery - Süre: 8:04.

brainmail View Public Profile Send a private message to brainmail Find More Posts by brainmail December 12th, 2006, 07:58 PM #23 [email protected] Junior Member Join Date: Dec 2006 Posts: For what it's worth on the likelihood of it just being the controller/case, i have a case i bought on newegg on fire sale for about $12 that seemed fine but When I click on My Computer, it hangs and will not display. Maxtor Drivers FDISK format etc.ProblemDoesn't power on.SolutionFind broken part and replace it.Difficulty is high as it's hard to tell what part is broken.I accidentally broke my hard drive.

Actually, first thing is to try it on all the other USB ports of your current computer. Maxtor External Hard Drive Repair Should I still try the scrub or drivecleanup you mention?  I really think it is something missing on my external - something it has lost or gotten corrupted that used to by Suzanne Knight / July 12, 2004 1:28 AM PDT In reply to: A little history maybe?

so 1) learn about FDISK, see if in FDISK the hard drive exists. 2) if it doesnt exist make the MBR exist. 3) use recovery programs that scan all the digital

http://www.drivesavers.com/2. Seagate External Hard Drive but when i plug on the external hard drive, a sound confirming the drive can be heard, but not appearing in the sys tray or in my computer. which is out of the question. (I have 5 years of work stored in that HD, Personal, legal and business) and MUST find a way to retrieve it. (will not make Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: HELP!!!!!!!

Maxtor External Hard Drive Repair

Thanx to Jogger!!!!, I didnt send my $100 maxtor (aka Us Robotics 300gb )drive back today. http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/174571en?language=en_US For some time I've been using a maxtor external hard drive (previously with xp and now with windows 7)2. Maxtor Hard Drive Repair Check the EASIST&QUICKEST way to do it. - Süre: 3:31. Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Showing Up I'd appreciate any help.

So essentially you've got no backup at that moment.If the drive failed indeed, your warranty will give you the right to receive a new empty one for free. this contact form Now I have to change the firmware back to 30, if I find the time.

My Maxtor can no longer be detected in Windows but it does in BIOS. right click on each of the services about and select properties, on the general tab, change the startup type to "automatic" and click the start button under the service status. http://www.file-recovery.net/order.htm FIDELIS December 16, 2011 at 1:09 am Hello, well if it is asking for disk to be initialized, I would try checking drive with live CD(knopix).  See if you can Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Working

Does anyone know how to fix this problem?

First thing, try different motherboards with no other hard drives attached ( minimum needed), see if any other motherboard can read the correct size. If that still doesn't work, then you're probably looking at professional help.posted by thewumpusisdead at 3:32 PM on December 2, 2013 Seconding Raybun. to solve the problem, click on the "Start" menu, click the "Run" command, and type in: services.msc , scroll down until you see both these services. http://thatswp.com/hard-drive/what-to-do-after-installing-a-new-hard-drive.html In which the pen drive may work but it is not enough for the Ext.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Software that WILL read your device... Did u try to rebuild your register (ctrl + alt when you start up)? It's a sole card reader.2.

From there I would boot up a KNOPPIX CD and see if I can browse the hard disk that I put on an IDE channel.

Worst ever.Camera skills are kept tight to avoid product disclosure. RikFairlie View Public Profile Send a private message to RikFairlie Visit RikFairlie's homepage! I took the crashed drive and plugged it in as a secondary (slave) drive in another Windows 2000 PC running NTFS, and then started the computer. Sounds like you need a replacement.

It did not boot. I called Tiger direct and they said to send the enclosure back and they would send me one which will handle the 500gig drive. Lots of reasons. http://thatswp.com/hard-drive/how-to-unpartition-a-hard-drive-mac.html The rest, the controller board inexpliably failed.

Changing USB cables/connections, USB port used. I appears to be opperating fine ie. When I've got them both plugged in, they both appear listed within windows file manager.3.