Maxtor Hard Drive Apparently Not "mounting" In Win XP
Advertisement wknight86 Thread Starter Joined: Feb 7, 2009 Messages: 9 I have a Dell Dimension 4550, with Win XP Pro, put in a salvaged Maxtor internal 40GB drive for extra storage, What kind of Drive is it? Adediran- In order to "slave" that laptop disk, to your current laptop in an effort to get the data off. At purchase it was partitioned as one large 232GB partion, which WinXP Pro would not recognize. http://creavisiondigital.com/windows-xp/looking-for-xp-pro-compatable-zip-drive.php
I'm keeping my fingers crossed too. July 21, 2007 sachin Your comments resolved a major frustration. my apologies then, for questioning it's effectiveness. This worked. https://forums.techguy.org/threads/maxtor-hard-drive-apparently-not-mounting-in-win-xp.811823/
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Opinions? Bring 'em to your local computer expert, maybe he can do something". If it all went well, you should be able to access the external drive once again.
The gentleman apologized and told me he misunderstood me. Even after only 15 minutes, the thing came out much colder than it would ever have got naturally. now i use the computer alone. External Hard Disk Not Detected In Windows Xp You will see an option box appear.
what exactly will this do? Windows Xp External Hard Drive Not Showing Up Casey Reply August 22, 2007 Hi Lillie, Unfortunately, this isn't a guaranteed fix so if it didn't work the first time it's probably not going to work if you try it Also, the drive on the newer computer is SATA and has small, red ribbons. January 2, 2009 anon Thanks, it worked for me!
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the answer I have given is to plug in the device before they login, it will grab a mapped drive letter and put the data there, but they have to hunt http://graphics.stanford.edu/~mcammara/sp2woes.html The folders showed up and I was able to save 4 of 5 folders but the last folder it wouldn't read properly. External Hard Drive For Windows Xp Tony September 1, 2009 Bilge Me and 252 others thank Paul Gu|blog for this answer! Windows Xp External Hard Drive Not Recognized The way you can get to disk management is by right clickong on my computer and going to MANAGE.
September 5, 2007 Michael Once you're in drive manager (I've re-installed computers where it couldn't run for some reason that the service was disabled) and your drive shows up in the check my blog It will condense on the casing, even on the logic board; but it won't get anywhere near the platters, or the heads. used pre boot diag software and getting error code ‘biohd-8' and the hard drive fails the test, as well as clicking sound ever 2 - 4 seconds. I know it's not optimal, but it will probably work. Windows Xp Not Detecting Usb Devices
I would *not* recommend putting the whole laptop in the freezer. it's Win 98. I really pray that this works. this content Although they can be pricey, they usually have a pretty good success rate in cases like this.
On a hunch I went into bios to see if disk was recognized there, the disk and it's capacity show up in the BIOS settings. Gpt Protective Partition Windows Xp Marcus Reply April 18, 2009 So I've just tried this, and ran into a problem immediatly. The Tutorial worked perfectly for me and was a real time saver.
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When you click on the proper device, and click STOP, it will tell you it safely removed the device so you can THEN unplug the USB device. (Hint, hint) You may March 30, 2008 Alex I have a related problem. I'm bery much obliged getting yr help from http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/windows/find-your-missing-usb-drive-on-windows-xp/. Windows Xp Pen Drive Not Detected If you put your cursor over this, it will say "Safely Remove Hardware".
Very happy. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. So I've wrapped it in paper towels and double bagged it and placed it in the freezer. have a peek at these guys I will revert with results.
Jay September 17, 2008 4:01 pm Reply # The video has no sound… nigel halling September 20, 2008 2:41 am Reply # i have a harddrive which is corrupted iwant to Daryl Cheshire we had recovered the data from a server which was burnt in a school fire. Even your response to my comment is using absolute statements to problems based on assumptions that may not be true. Example: "The only time the "dirt broke and nothing to lose" WinXP SP3 finds the drive and tells me it's ready to use, but it doesn't show in My Computer or Disk Management.
outside the RAID array; someone please chime in if you know of one that is - I never found one that I got a definitive answer on). If the motor starts to slow from age or whatever, or something happens to the drive that the heads aren't floating at the right height (too low), they won't read the I would do it except for that one poster's warning. October 13, 2007 Bob Banks THANKS!
thanks Jacqui Best July 2, 2008 12:03 pm Reply # peter, No it is not going to work.. So this technique will work just as well with a Mac formatted hard drive as it does with a PC formatted hard drive.
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