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We invite you to learn more about Fulfillment by Amazon. Write a review Reviews will be active after verification. Other than that, the device does not show up. I tried it on two different computers and both gave me a message that the computer didn’t recognize the hardware device. It only recognizes the disc after I open the disc utility. I’ve had this external hard drive for about a year and a half.

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Now they’re all “bye bye”. I have had the Maxtor which has worked fine for about a year now. Good prices and online shopping but the showroom needs an big upgrade with better displays to look at while waiting for your parts. Be the first to review this product. Easy add-on storage for home or office.

Someone else I know inadvertently selected the maxtor as the boot drive for windows install and now the computer brain is on the maxtor instead of in the regular place; also because someone forgot to disconnect the maxtor before the computer lobotomy commenced.

Mahalo nui loa for your time and consideration! But as it turns out, a failing Maxtor power cord can provide enough juice to illuminate the power light while not providing enough juice to fully bootup the drive. Maxtor Basics Personal St ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Basically your bios is trying to boot from the drive before your native hard drive.


Cathy Baxter July 08, at Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Related Video Shorts 0 Upload your video. Will never buy a Maxtor again. It has been a major disappointment and has been as much use as Anne Frank’s drum kit. Enter your search terms.

Hi Gary, This reply is probably too late. If your TiBook doesn’t match those specs, that could be why you ran into problems. Feedback If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Thanks again to everyone for posting, you’ve been a big help.

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For warranty information about this product, please click here. I can still use the drive but only after booting up the pc. Stodage 1 left in stock – order soon.

Maxtor Basics Personal Storage 3200

Basically it just thinks windows is on the drive and its trying to boot from it as when its plugged in it is probably listed before your hard drive in the boot up order of your bios. I’m curious if you have tried perspnal Maxtor tech support to see if there is a known solution to this problem beyond the one you have presonal here, because you shouldn’t have to jump through these hoops to make the device work.


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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. All of my data is apparently lost and if I wish to recover it, I will have to pay in the hundreds, even thousands. See questions and answers. I removed the drive from the casing and put it in another USB drive case and it works perfectly. Referring to the ‘basics’ part of the name, they are not simply referring to how easy the thing is to use which when it worked, it was but the basic components they use to make it.

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