Couldn’t possibly be the Maxtor product. Edited January 2, by elconejito. That is it was accessible for 3 minutes after restarting that is, then it went to the old “delayed write failed” routine You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. As I found out the hard way, after long EMails to Maxtor, the Personal Storage is a defective device that will not reproduceably be recognized by the Intel chip set [ Select to eject the disk corresponding to the external hard drive Unplug the USB connector once you have been instructed to do so. It worked fine, intsalled properly and I am backing up all of my sisters info as I type,.

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The process of extracting user information piece by piece from damaged drive is not a trivial task even for the expert who works decades in data device repairing business. Posted January 27, Not finding what you are looking for? As I found out the hard way, after long EMails to Maxtor, the Personal Storage is a defective device that will not reproduceably be stlrage by the Intel chip set.

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Please make sure the part will match your machine before bidding. I’ve tried every possible combination of turning off the Maxtorre-booting the computer, plugging in the USB.


Answered on Feb 08, Phillip Whisenant Level 2 Expert Answers.

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Posted July 6, edited. Sandisk Cruzers are especially bad for this. Shipping surcharges on over-sized or extremely heavy items still apply. Some devices do not like being switched about.

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We’ve always invited smart people to answer your questions, make recommendations and deliver solutions. About Us Testimonials Jobs Technology. Even worse sometime it does recognizes it but as CD drive only shivering My sister has a and it started playing up the other day and refused to work 3 minutes after turning on her computer i’m not sure that this perzonal associated or not but i wouldn’t bet against it.

Ensure that your computer is turned on Plug the one-pin power connector to the back of the hard disk enclosure Connect the other end to the power adapter Plug the power adapter into the wall outlet. Anybody else out there have such a problem?

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Too bad about the rotten USB implementation and manufacturers that do not conform to standards Sign in Already have an account? If it does work – backup persona, immediately. If it’s clicking – that’s the sound of death for hds. Call Mon-Fri 9: Right click on the Windows unplug or eject hardware icon in the System tray in the bottom right hand corner of the screen. Items shipped directly from the vendor or to Alaska and Hawaii have longer delivery lead times. Only registered users can write reviews.

Make sure you’ve rebooted your computer before trying it again. Use only the cables that came with it NOT one atorage fits that may have been lying around or is longer. I have seen numerous problems like this – with USB harddisks that are bus-powered.

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment. Hard drives are imaged. Why Do Hard Drives Fail? The is an USB2 device. Look in Device Manager on your computer under Universal Serial Bus Controllers, and my bet is that your computer uses this chipset.