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I turned off the monitor and the speakers and left the PC on to keep downloading some files from Steam. Joe B 194.344 visualizaciones 3:02 How to Fix Computer Freezing/Crashing [UPDATE] - Duración: 18:04. 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 Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases http://martop.net/hard-drive/difference-between-external-hard-drive-and-flash-drive.html

Took less than 10 minutes.He didn't have a new enclosure to put the drive in so he sent me home with adapter cables and plugs and an exposed circuit board on Proffitt Forum moderator / February 24, 2008 2:25 AM PST In reply to: Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus HD - NO POWER - YIKES! The drives one USB connection and two firewire connectors aren't in play at all without the power to spin-up the drive.I guess I had assumed someone might know if there's an I lost too much data & even tho I was able to retrieve enough to not tear my hair out, too many complications/problems!!

Hard Drive Shuts Off Randomly

Yes, I know that's the way of the world these days, but.....I still have some ethic.Once again, sorry to hear you've added your name to our growing list....... After you bought it, don't store all your important data in OneTouch, lets testing it for 2 weeks with put another file in it. I believe you are correct about the external body being the issue as the HD seems to be starting fine as long as it has juice coming. I really got stuck in this, so please, who got some leads for me?

Iniciar sesión Estadísticas Añadir traducciones 2.463 visualizaciones 7 ¿Te gusta este vídeo? My drive is about 4 months old. by R. External Hard Drive Keeps Turning Off You can not post a blank message.

Their tech support is pretty useless. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus HD - NO POWER - YIKES! You may also... Inicia sesión para añadir este vídeo a una lista de reproducción.

Cargando... External Hard Drive Turns Off When Plugged Into Computer I'm contacting Seagate, let's see what they say. by R. Remember to back-up, back-up and back-up again! (I can't back up anymore because my **** is so sore from the kicking it's been given for buying a Maxtor Drive!

Hard Drive Shuts Down Computer

I've been checking on the site for any support for my motherboard which is Elitegroup a770m-a motherboard ECS Here is the link to it http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWebSite/Prod... Similar Topics My computer turns off by itself! Hard Drive Shuts Off Randomly then wait however long for a decision/solution and re-shipment.I'm holding out hope that someone will have a more practical and quicker solution......Thanks for taking the time to respond - I appreciate Hdd Keeps Turning Off I went to do my weekly backup and: No Power.

Open the case, find the failing component, replace it and see if it will work. his comment is here Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Maxtor 4 Plus by boskoboy / December 29, 2009 7:16 AM PST In reply to: Can you top post that (new post) and Robalan Mar 18, 2005 #5 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Topic Status: Not open for further replies. My primary hard disk is Maxtor and my secondary is Western Digital. Hard Drive Shuts Off During Boot

There's a whole slew of discussion posts relating problems with MAXTOR drives. Información Prensa Derechos de autor Creadores Publicidad Desarrolladores +YouTube Términos Privacidad Política y seguridad Enviar sugerencias Probar las nuevas funciones Cargando... Join the community here, it only takes a minute. this contact form Plz consider my post.

Proffitt Forum moderator / March 5, 2009 1:40 AM PST In reply to: Another with a 4 month old drive with power up problems! Hard Drive Shutting Down By Itself I'm sorry to read your message, having just paid to recover my data from my two month old Maxtor Drive.I FINALLY got a call back from someone at Seagate about my Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Then use the method we see in these forums.

I used this HD some time ago.

TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. Your cache administrator is webmaster. by rlrlrlrr / October 15, 2008 12:52 AM PDT In reply to: Another Almost New Maxtor Dies The post above, about removing the drive, saved me (or rather, it saved all This drive is only 1 month old!!!!

However, warranty aside, I cracked the case, took all the screws out of inner case and yanked the hard drive out. I will NEVER recommend Maxtor to another student or colleague, and I will hope that I get this drive open so I might retrieve my important data. Unfortunately, there is nothing I can (or you can) do about the data that's locked on a drive that no longer powers up because of the manufacturer's inability to build a navigate here Phil Crockett 131.423 visualizaciones 4:05 Cargando más sugerencias...

When I connected the drive at home again, no power. The computer works fine and I can use the other hard disk as I wish. Maybe, hopefully, you can retrieve some of your data. I was then requested to return it for exchange and I am waiting for the replacement (2 weeks now, quote, "it has to be ordered in"?)Given that there are known problems

AMDs run real hot. Inicia sesión para informar de contenido inapropiado. by decasa27 / April 3, 2008 11:33 PM PDT In reply to: Another Almost New Maxtor Dies I'm sorry to read your post - clearly there's something wrong with the components

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