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Trying to use a hard drive on USB 1. Assuming that you are using Windows XP. Or do you know of anyone else who could help? If you don’t peronal this there is a very strong chance that any files you transfer may not be there when you plug into another computer.

Solved: External Hard Drive not working HELP!

peesonal Just the one green power light and I can hear that it’s on but I don’t hear the ticking at least. Files sizes on external hard drive shrunk GrifolaDec 29, at 1: Here’s the model I have: See if the drive is showing in the device manager with an “! Sandisk Cruzers are especially bad for this. External Hard drive liege89Dec 20,in forum: Ensure that your computer etorage 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.


Posted on Sep 23, Be the first to answer. Recent Popular Answered Unanswered. Please assign your manual to a product: So let me know if I need to put those here as well.

Click to clear the Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power check box, and then click OK.

Click Start, and then click Run. ModelBrand, and or Operating System Answered on Jan 16, If not leave plugged in and hit the power cord on the drive or unplug the drive again and back in if it will not start up it is time for a funeral for it. Answered on Jan 28, Make sure you’ve rebooted your computer before trying it again.

Does your drive looks like this? Posted on Aug 07, Be the first to answer. Ensure it is connected directly to the computer to a USB 2.

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Maxtor Personal Storage 3100 – hard drive – 80 GB – USB 2.0 Series

Always use the same port for connecting your devices. Ok yes just tried both suggestions from what baseplatev1 said about the device manager.

Answered on Aug 05, To remove the drive Ensure that you aren’t currently accessing any of the files that reside on the hard dis.

Apr 22, Messages: Known as “The Click Of Death” If none of the above steps maxttor look at updating the drivers from the manufacturers web site in the support section. If you’re not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started.

After I leave my ext hd plugged in for a little bit the ticking starts up again. Maxtor Personal Storage Capacity: Answered on Jan 19,