One day, about two months of use, the drive contents could not be accessed. For the users that have already crashed one way or another, google search troubleshooting the drive. Thanks Kees - I'm hoping there's a repair place, authorized by Seagate/Maxtor, that can do option three for me and keep the warrantee in tact.Best regardsR.C. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Check This Out
Great job UnchainedSmoker for revealing that the inside is just an off-the-shelf hard drive! Return it for repair under warranty.2. Seagate is sending me a replacement drive....I'm not sure how great that will be because i don't think I'll ever trust it. Does this mean that the actual hard drive is in fact broken and not the case , or not just the case?
I test my drive and it tests successfully. 99% of files get backed up but it would be nice to get a "successful backup message" or know why some files are Try that simple task first to see if it fixes the error code problem. After I did that, restarted, and initiated the program--it brought up a dialog box to enter the password and I was able to use the drive.
Proffitt Forum moderator / March 5, 2009 1:40 AM PST In reply to: Another with a 4 month old drive with power up problems! Thanks for your suggestion to return the drive and let them deal with it.While that's certainly something I can, and probably will have to do if I can't find a more Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. What would they cost...a penny or two? (that will round up to around 55.00 dollars to you and me...you know, Seagate needs to pay the 3.50/day salaries to the Asia-Pacific work
Now I'm calling all the data recovery services for price quote to retrieve my over 500GB of data which I have painstakingly collected over the past 3 years. by decasa27 / February 24, 2008 2:45 AM PST In reply to: Good news? Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - This happens to all hard disks. saved me decades of pictures and data fredlaveFeb 7, 2011, 12:33 AM My 500GB Maxtor One Touch, attached to my iMac, also died after two years or so.
Support for OEMs. The sticker on the connector, is the serial number. I just wanted my data off the drive! If, after completing a backup with an updated version of software, you receive a more detailed error, see Document ID: 201511 for information on how to interpret these errors.
great deal, $89 a piece. 30gb of sony video and 400gb of raw cannon files.,of my kid.thankfully i backed up to network,cause the touch is dead after 3 weeks let me https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/maxtor-onetouch-4-plus-hd-no-power-yikes-285344/ I HOPE IT WORKS FOR YOU AS WELL renee1979Nov 24, 2014, 12:35 AM I looked for days for an answer as to why my Maxtor portable storage device wasn't working, even Both manual and automated techniques are described that are designed for novice and advanced users, respectively. MickG-13Jul 2, 2012, 6:02 PM Very good answer Starkatz.Although there can be various reasons for this problem, it is very wise to try possible solutions logically before going down the route
you could uninstall the software ... his comment is here I thought I had lost everything. How does it work? I have quoted the relevant part of the article below.
But then, one doesn't have to look far to see the reasons why.Seems like a circuit breaker WOULD be a great addition for these drives. First, temporarily remove any newly installed memory sticks from the RAM sink. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - True but.... this contact form Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Sorry to hear you fell into the same quicksand....
It worked! Obviously I'm upset with the company and the way they conduct business. They'll say that voided that lovely five-year warranty.If I DO get that Maxtor replacement I don't know that I'll ever feel 100 percent comfortable using it for anything that's important.
I then removed the chassis screws and discovered the Maxtor OneTouch is nothing more than a 500GB Barracuda IDE (80 pin) hard drive. ERROR >>> C:\Users\Andrea\Documents\Baseball Sample.doc Internal Error 2ERROR >>> C:\Users\Andrea\Documents\Baseball Sample.docx Internal Error 2ERROR >>> C:\Users\Andrea\Documents\Blaze Error ( could not create directory on destination or access denied )ERROR >>> C:\Users\Andrea\Documents\Buoy Point Media\Guidelines\BPM_Fact-Check_Sample.doc this means that there is some ... navigate here You would need to temporarily install the drive inside the computer for this test.
Yes, it seems Seagate has a fine business running - build drives in "sexy" plastic cases filled with the cheapest parts found in China, then sell them for a lot of We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. Now tap the "Enter" key.A black command prompt box will come up with something like, "c:\windows\" showing in the box. A Maxtor One Touch 4 Internal Error 8211 error code is caused by a Hexadecimal formatting error.
On the other hand if I try to format it I get a window that says Partition is missing can not reformat. I found it disturbing to see how many people had the same problem.