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This device is plug and play in Windows XP. Started working immediately, no trouble since then.

It was also the wrong size 52GB instead of GB. To format the whole drive I removed all the formatted partitions and then right clicked to format the new unallocated area Took 1. You may have to register before you can post: Posted on Jul 13, How satisfied are you with this reply? Vista states that personwl is looking for drivers, then it can not find drivers, ergo no maxtor is recognised.

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I need a driver for a Maxtor external hard drive compatable with – Microsoft Community

You can’t post answers that contain an email address. It didn’t have a letter like Etorage or E showing. You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent or Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Posted on Apr 21, I have two of these drives and both had failed.


However last month I found that the Maxtor is no longer recognisable to my machine. Anonymous Dec 03, Posted on Nov 08, You will need a long flat piece of metal. Wait 2 minutes 5. I leave it unplugged then plug it in again and it works.

Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200 – hard drive – 320 GB – USB 2.0 Series

I had the same problem with Maxtor usb on XP and this solution worked for me: I plan on only plugging it in when I’m actually using it in stroage future. Bit long wasn’t it Dave. Posted on Sep 08, 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.

To do this sort of operation you right click on the map of the drive in the partition to change and select ‘delete partition’ to remove. Posted on Sep 05, Right – now you can see which was the external drive.


Here is what I did.

The problem was the power supply cord. Windows 7 or Vista requests drivers for an external drive. Connect personall thru a usb 1.

Thanks to another post I found somewhere, here are the instructions that make opening the case simple.

I need a driver for a Maxtor 3200 external hard drive compatable with windows 7

Shut down the PC, open it up and find a 36 pin ribbon connector. Usually given as formatted capacity see format operation. Close down PC 4.