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I listened to it and it wasn't spinning - it went click click click.I looked on the web and several people said try a new power supply. it is XP HOME with sp2 installed, hope thats everything. There were no unusual sounds (clicking, grinding, etc.), and the drive did sound like it was spinning when I first plugged it in. insnt9Nov 9, 2013, 10:09 PM StarKatz said: THIS GAL HAS SOLVED THE PROBLEM WOO HOOHi I had a problem with my Maxtor One Touch external harddrive.When I'd click it a pop http://divxpl.net/maxtor-one/maxtor-onetouch-4.html

Wendand December 15, 2011 at 4:25 pm Yep.  It has a green light on and I can hear some fan noise (?) from it.  I have checked all the power cord I hope someone can help me. whew! « [SOLVED] HELP!! The video of how to disassemble it was really helpful as well.

Maxtor Onetouch 4 Plus Troubleshooting

Personal tools Namespaces Article Search Main Page Applications AOL Internet Explorer MS Outlook Outlook Express Windows Live DLL Errors Exe Errors Ocx Errors Operating Systems Windows 7 Windows Others Windows They seemed easy to follow and the program seemed fairly intuitive to me. Again thank you. Thanks to everyone for their input.

Does this mean that the actual hard drive is in fact broken and not the case , or not just the case? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. im not very techy so i am gonna post a link h**p://reviews.cnet.com/5208-7590-0.html?forumID=67&threadID=28919&messageID=1280008 didnt know if u could use live links so i deleted the tt bit this is a very simple Maxtor One Touch Software I read on other discussion boards that they had the same problem and it needs to see your old system or it won't work, which got me thinking it was software

Sometimes it's hard for me to separate what's easy and what just seems simple and easy to me because it's drawing on old experience that's deep in my brain. Maxtor Onetouch 4 Mini Not Recognized I did not want to reformat and lose all that i had stored on there, this forum help me to do the proper research to solve my problem i found the After having the drive for two years, the drive would do nothing but "Click". Thanks again.

StarKatzSep 30, 2010, 6:08 PM THIS GAL HAS SOLVED THE PROBLEM WOO HOOHi I had a problem with my Maxtor One Touch external harddrive.When I'd click it a pop up window Maxtor Onetouch 4 Not Recognized Windows 10 Join our site today to ask your question. Get the answer grisleighJul 21, 2010, 5:51 AM Ive just had a maxtor one touch "malfunction windows cannot recognise this usb device" moment?? Phil Payne, Dec 31, 2008 #3 Phil Payne Thread Starter Joined: Dec 30, 2008 Messages: 16 Hello AkaCandy, So, not exactly plug and play then.

Maxtor Onetouch 4 Mini Not Recognized

Seeing I'm not too worried about the warranty being void I took it out of its case and connected it to my desktop as suggested. As reported by UnchainedSmoker, the inside is nothing more than a 3.5" PATA drive attached to a sled. Maxtor Onetouch 4 Plus Troubleshooting A quick search found me this, http://blogs.sqlxml.org/bryantlikes/archive/2005/01/12/2317.aspxI think that was where I learned of the solution (a link towards the bottom in the comments). Maxtor Onetouch 4 Software I have a pile of these things, both name brand (mostly Western Digital MyBooks) and not so name brand bring-your-own-disk style ones, that have failed over the years.

Win7 Pro boot problem You Must Do This IP address banned??? » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT his comment is here Generated Thu, 01 Dec 2016 04:59:31 GMT by s_wx1193 (squid/3.5.20) make-use-of-logo logo-background menu search search-start close email bookmark facebook google twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon youtube youtube label-rectangle triangle-long down PC StarKatz this thing works......finally Val26Apr 9, 2014, 6:23 AM I took my external hard drive apart and plugged it into an old computer that took the PATA cable. I'm going to guess the Maxtor has a PATA drive, so you'll need a system with a PATA 40 pin connection. Maxtor Onetouch 4 Manual

GMACK732May 15, 2014, 8:11 PM Hey everyone i want to say thank you I was having the same problem with my Maxtor one touch some how the partition got erased and Advertisement Recent Posts News from the web #3 poochee replied Nov 30, 2016 at 11:57 PM Playing guitar ekim68 replied Nov 30, 2016 at 11:52 PM Hacked programs gone wrong lochlomonder Subscribe to Our Newsletter Email: Advertisement © 2016 MakeUseOf. http://divxpl.net/maxtor-one/maxtor-onetouch-3-driver.html This article contains information that shows you how to fix Maxtor Onetouch 4 I O Device Error both (manually) and (automatically) , In addition, this article will help you troubleshoot some

You would need to temporarily install the drive inside the computer for this test. Maxtor Onetouch 4 Windows 10 I'm a network engineer and sysadmin whose been managing my own servers and stuff since i was about... 13. There are two (2) ways to fix Maxtor One Touch I/o Device Error Error: Advanced Computer User Solution (manual update): 1) Start your computer and log on as an administrator.

I've tried the drive on three different computers and its the same for all of them.

Newer » This thread is closed to new comments. it gave me a message "G:\ is inaccessible. The Electronics Sales people have long-range failure-statistics and info on batch numbers of production. Maxtor Onetouch 4 Mini Driver i may just have to try the device manager / reboot twice procedure that johnwill suggests if other options don't present themselves. 12-14-2004, 01:17 PM #4 frustrated1 Registered Member

If that fails, or is too expensive, then I'll give it a go myself following the guidelines presented earlier. Ask MetaFilter is where thousands of life's little questions are answered. and if you do, have you noticed any strange reports associated with the day your maxtor drive failed? navigate here i suspect it probably has nothing to do with the machine itself, the only thing keeping me from completely ruling out the machine or the os is the fact that this

An incomplete installation, an incomplete uninstall, improper deletion of applications or hardware. 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. JohnWill, Dec 31, 2008 #6 Phil Payne Thread Starter Joined: Dec 30, 2008 Messages: 16 Hello JohnWill Yes I have and I get exactly the same message - "The request could If so, you might try putting it into a ziploc bag and putting it in the freezer for about an hour, then hook it up and try again.

Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/784953 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? Bruce Epper June 27, 2012 at 3:45 am An I/O error generally indicates a problem with the communication channel, not the drive itself. He ended up getting another enclosure for it and is still using it as far as I'm aware. I have read previous thread on this type of problem but no clear solution for my situation and requirement.

This is very weird..it seemed to happen all of a sudden..Update..I got Vista to recognize it but it appears my data has been erased? I'd really like the information on it, but would like to try to fix it myself before I spend money on having someone else look at it.