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Now here is the strange part of the problem. might work incorrectly or your data may become corrupted in this case." Click on 2 or 3 the partitions on the Maxtor External drive will show up on the drive map shortly after that, i started playing a forty-minute video from the hard drive to the television (Sony bravia's usb play). Thanks in advance! https://forums.techguy.org/threads/maxtor-jadeext-being-strange.851985/

External Hard Drive Making Weird Noises And Not Reading

Well, maybe IT sees it that way.and says to reformat it, no files on it. Hello people.................my nieghbours comp has problem.......on boot up:"Windows cannot find hal.dll" Ive seen and sorted this before by slaving the drive to another machine and copying the missing or corrupt file Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try the jumpers. Thanks!

tommy2k8, Aug 13, 2009 #1 This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. Do you think this is the problem ? I've noticed since, that when I switch it on, it appears to not be spinning. External Hard Drive Making Clicking Noise Jan 17, 2005 #4 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies.

These devices come with either type connection so I have to open it up to find out what to do next.Since it took a bounce the zero dollar approach may be Click on the Startup tab. Thanks XJ Answer:Reliability of Maxtor HDD's 13 more replies Relevance 33.62% Question: Maxtor Harddrive Hello; I have an odd one. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/slave-hardrive-showing-up-as-strange-symbols-in-bios.19712/ I booted up the system with the floppy disk and ran the program (MAXLLF.EXE) which identified my Hard Drive as Maxtor Model # 6E040L0 and I went about LL Formatting the

Dann RiungiAug 1, 2013, 10:58 AM Thanks. Hard Drive Making Buzzing Noise Proffitt Forum moderator / September 24, 2007 4:05 AM PDT In reply to: IDE connection Windows does that with the DVD drive so don't fret about that.Since the drive looks dead Should i look into getting a different brand of a hardrive ? Q1.

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Then go to www.Seagate.com to download and install their Diagnosis utility. (Seagate owns the Maxtor brand)If the test comes up bad and the drive is still under warranty, contact customer support. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/lacie-d2-ext-hard-drive-strange-noises.121929/ It's kind of a throaty noise that comes and goes on about a 7 second cycle, with 2 sec. "on" and 5 sec. "off". External Hard Drive Making Weird Noises And Not Reading For some reason when I go to burn a DVD+R that has a speed greater than 2.4x I get an error message, even when I burn at the slowest speed. External Hard Drive Making Noise In one instance, I had a problem while creating an ISO file, and ended up not being able to access the drive.

I even tried installing Slackware Linux but that freezes too. his comment is here Hi, I have a Maxtor Basics 500Gb external hard drive. more often than not its the enclosure that is at fault. 3 more replies Relevance 33.62% Question: Maxtor One Touch I use the support software. the tv stopped detecting the HDD and the drive began making cyclical clicking sounds. External Hard Drive Clicking Fix

I went to the Maxtor site and became very concerned and frustrated to see the overwhelming number of people who have had the same problem with this hard drive. In the Windows 98 device manager I see that under Hard disk controllers there is an exclamation point beside Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo). I'd like to add a 2nd Hdd and wonder if anyone has used the "quiet" Maxtor (D740X-GL) and found it to be especially quiet. this contact form Please can someone tell how to get my stuff back.

Does this Maxtor Drive effect it? Hard Disk Making Clicking Noise Or how can I get my hard drive back.win-xp home2.6 Ghz760 MB ram Oh, its a Comcrap Presario TowerThanks , Joe Answer:Maxtor Ex-hd drive right click mycomputer select properties on the The rubber grips are the only place on the thing where it could be hidden, the only other thing I can think of is there the same color as the casing

Later I copy it to the Maxtor external drive.

That W98 disk can be read/written to by XP without problems. Command or filename not recognized. Answer:Two Maxtor as Slaves?? Answer:help with non-responding Maxtor HDD... 14 more replies Relevance 33.62% Question: Maxtor III frustration I was concerned about my computer and losing everything I have on it including over 8000pictures so

I don't have any hope of any support from MS as they only want to sell me something else. Anybody got any ideas? Here is a shot of it. navigate here solved External Hard Drive Making Computer Frozen solved making internal hard drive and external portable My hard drive is making weird sounds.

The drive shows up in the device manager, and the BIOS, but isn't listed under Disk Management or under My Computer.

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