About Ask MetaFilter Ask MetaFilter is a question and answer site that covers nearly any question on earth, where members help the previous post mentions some proprietary maxtor software, which you say you don't know how to use. I recently came across this forum in trying to find anwers to the same problem, however, my external drive won't work with my pc or laptop not recognizing my external drive. this content It's weird, last night before I successfully managed to see it on my computer, the hard drive made loads of clunky sounds (that it didn't make when I pulled it out

It is connected via USB (and plugged into an AC outlet, of course), but it won't show up as a drive letter. Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Unplugged the One Touch and then plugged it back in and I was browse to it with no problems! Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech

I'm friggin stoaked!

Choose Manage (This will open the Computer Management window). it looks like you need to read the manual, or at least skim it for the 'locking' feature sgt_schultz mentioned. I've finally managed to get it recognised just now so I don't want to turn it off and test this, but somebody gave me this advice which I've just done: "Ok, Maxtor Onetouch Iii Windows 10 Driver Already have an account?

Madusudanv, Oct 22, 2007 #1 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. After that internal drive died, I tried installing Maxtor on 2 different Vista machines, and another XP machine. Right click on Computer. http://creavisiondigital.com/maxtor-one/maxtor-external-mini-touch-ii-drive-not-recognised.php this is what I got back: The error you are getting when trying to access the back up status is due to explorer 7.

Was this the usual behavior when it was first connected when it was still working? Anyone familiar with this? So here I am with a brand new external drive and I can't do any backups to it because the software keeps throwing errors. Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums TechSpot Core Networking Today's Posts Maxtor OneTouch III MiniProblems ByVigilante · 10 replies Feb 21, 2007 Ok, this is a brand new Maxtor OneTouch III 60GB

All rights reserved. Tuesday, October 27, 2009 1:19 AM Reply | Quote All replies 0 Sign in to vote My Maxtor Onetouch II external drive, 200 GB works fine on my Windows 7 x64.I used I played around with the software, it worked, I did a backup, etc... when i went to the disk manager the external usb hard drive was listed as H: H: was mapped to another directory.

Tuesday, January 05, 2010 9:55 PM Reply | Quote 2 Sign in to vote I was having the same problem with a One Touch USB (150GB). Originally Posted by iZesta My internal hard drive died. Nada. Tried all suggestions possible as found on the net.

Anyone have a solution for this problem? Seems illogical (and very unlucky) that my internal hard drive AND the Maxtor external would go bad at the very same time. When I clicked on it and went through the troubleshooting exercises including hunting for drivers on the my machine and Microsoft nothing worked. You can access the back up log from the following location.

My backup was not a backup. If so, could you please advise me how to install the driver for the front panel? Ask a question and give support. An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request.

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