Is there anyway to get my data off the drive? Vista states that it is looking for drivers, then it can not find drivers, ergo no maxtor is recognised. Now when you look at the “Device Manager” you will see it under “Disk Drives”. I had the same issue. The email address entered is already associated to an account.

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Posted on Apr 08, Play Enhance your gameplay. According to the Windows 7 compatibility website, this device should work.

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Posted on Aug 24, However last month I found that the Maxtor is no longer recognisable to my machine. I plan on only plugging it in when I’m actually using it in the future.

Rescue Rescue your data. Well all I can say is thank you all for this wonderfull bit of advise, because it was.

Upgrade Improve your storage. Could the Maxtor be broken? Looked in the pc’s device manager only to find 988se in “other devices”,and as an unknown device in USB.

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More Print this page Share this page. Seagate recommends downloading and running this utility maxgor to contacting Customer Support for assistance. In computer management assign a drive letter to the Maxtor drive. Thanks I had the same problem and then made it worse.

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I went on the Maxtor site and they said, it is an internal driver that operates off of my system, what can I do to access the data on this external hard drive. I checked with Radio Shack before coming home and they have the power supply needed there, with multiple choices on the size of the power input.

Anonymous Apr 19, Thank you one and alll!!! So I went to the utility Disk Management as described above and right clicked on the drive in the map.

If you still have an XP computer to connect the device, you could review the properties and find 98xe driver use or which controller is in the enclosure. Posted on Nov 30, I presume the security updates in particular may have meant that the Maxtor is also considered a potential threat.

Anonymous Jul 13, Look under “Disk Drives.

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If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to maxtof all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. We employ a team from around the world. The plug and play software will load and this time everything will work.

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The drive was formatted with Ain, formatting is a preparing the disk for use, and there are 3 main PC formats. Nytro Leverage flash storage. Seagate recommends downloading and running this utility prior to contacting Customer Support for assistance. You’ll need to put it in a batch file that executes at startup, since the substitution is lost on a restart.