Question about Laptop Parts & Accessories

2 Answers

Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini 250GB External Drive Does not show up on my computer

My Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini 250GB External Drive Does not show up on my computer and the setup doesnt initiate. i have the one touch 4 mini 120 gb and it wont show on my PC,and yes,maxtor (seagate)won't give me any solutions

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • gp4invest Oct 14, 2008

    seagate sent me a link with the instalation software

  • gp4invest Oct 14, 2008

    You have to go to the seagate page and look up your device and post the problem you have and they will email you the linkhttp://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support...

  • drjjobi Mar 21, 2009

    my laptop does not show the Maxtor software and I cannot access the Maxtor drive "access denied"???

×

2 Answers

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have a Onetouch Mini 4, operating fine on two computers with Windows XP but couldn't get it working on Windows 7. I plugged it in and it would be recognized but a message would come up saying there were errors and to scan. Tried scanning and not scanning and couldn't get the drive to work. If I tried to open it would give me the "access denied". I couldn't get to a security tab from a folder as none of them were working.
It ended up that I wasn't listed as an owner nor had any permissions so I needed to be added to the device.

Here is what I did -

System, device manager, disk drives, right click on onetouch, properties, volumes, populate, the select on touch volume, properties, security, advanced, change permissions, add, typed in my user name - hit checked names (it fixed the format), then hit ok.



Then make sure you set the permissions for all the users.

Posted on Oct 31, 2009

  • Stue_61 Jul 28, 2011

    It won't let me do any thing... I click Populate and nothing comes up....

×

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

Hey this is a very common problem with this hard drive. I just trashed one similar.

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

4 Answers

I want to Back Up my Hard Drive, what is the best way to do so? Verbatim//smartdisk jh7y20


the best way to back it up os to burn it onto disk. or you can get an external zip drive and put everything on those. thats what i have a they work very well. i only have to use 2 disk to back up all my info. there are iomega zip drive 250mb but you can get ones that have more space to them like 500 mb.

Aug 22, 2008 | Laptop Parts & Accessories

1 Answer

SATELLITE U205 ....IS ITPOSSIBLE TO BOOT FROM AN EXTERNAL USB DVD DRIVE


Shut your computer down and remove the power cord.

Replace the power cord and press the "Power" button to restart it.


Watch the screen carefully for a message about computer setup.

Most computers use one of the function keys, which are aligned across the top of the keyboard, to access the computer's setup utility, but each manufacturer uses a different key.


For instance, HP computers generally use the F1 or F10 keys, while many Dell computers use the F12 key.


Press the appropriate function key to enter the computer's setup program, then scroll through the list of options until you see "Boot Order."


The exact location of the boot order option varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, but it is often located under the Advanced menu.


Highlight the "USB Devices" option and press the up arrow key until that device is first on the boot order list.


This will force the computer to look at the external DVD drive first when it boots up.


Use the "Esc" key to exit the setup menu. Choose the "Save settings and exit" option and allow the computer to reboot.

It will now boot from the external DVD drive.


Hope this helps

Sep 26, 2012 | Toshiba Satellite U205-S5057 Laptop DC Car...

1 Answer

120 gb pen drive unable to format


use 'quick format recovery' tool for faster formats and have some patience to format 120 GB.



Regards,
Akhil

Sep 01, 2012 | Sony Laptop Parts & Accessories

1 Answer

Hello, i have a mini inspiron 1210 and the sound has always been very bad when i am using skype,i can't have a decent conversation or even when i am listening to music on deezer the sound is not clear at...


most likely with the speakers. try to get external speakers or headphones. if same thing happens, update or reinstall your audio driver and try different sources of sounds. if it happens only with streaming audio, most probably, your internet connection is the issue. hope it helps

Mar 26, 2011 | DELL Inspiron mini 12 1210 P/N: 312-0804...

1 Answer

Can not find user manual for Compaq mini 700


Hello there,

Please click on the link below, it should show you a list of the models. choose yours and there should be a link that shows you where your manual is.



http://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/pfinder?tmp_product=Mini+700+&tmp_qt=internal+error&cc=us&lc=en&dlc=en&product=3390949&tmp_searchExperience=0&submit.x=0&submit.y=0#N26


The good thing about this is that it came from the manufacturer, make sure you follow it closely.

Please feel free to leave a testimonial if this works and please do not forget to click 4 thumbs.

Cheers!

Mar 19, 2011 | HEWLETT-PACKARD Mini 700...

1 Answer

I have a WD3200ME external drive..My OS is vista and it cannot install or read my drive..there's even no installation being done.. i think the drive is missing..what should i do?


Hi there,

Below are my suggestions:

1. Use a different USB port.
2. Try a different USB chord
3. Try the external drive to another working PC, if it is detected, there's a problem with your USB controller on your OS.
4. There's nothing detected, it could be that resource addressing is faulty. Go to START > RUN and type "compmgmt.msc". Under disk management , right click on the storage that doesnt show a drive letter.. click on Assign letter and choose any letter near T to Z to be safe. Click ok and exit.

Hope this helps or gives you the idea how its done
levibit

Dec 12, 2010 | Laptop Parts & Accessories

1 Answer

Non recognition of Maxtor external hard drive to Drive F


have you checked the externals power suppy and usb leads, aslo have you tried it on another machine to see if that picks it up?

Nov 18, 2008 | Laptop Parts & Accessories

1 Answer

Philips external hard drive 250GB


what version of windows are using?.... if it is XP have you installed sp2?

Aug 03, 2008 | Laptop Parts & Accessories

Not finding what you are looking for?
Laptop Parts & Accessories Logo

Related Topics:

1,020 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Laptop Parts & Accessories Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18330 Answers

Brian Sullivan
Brian Sullivan

Level 3 Expert

27725 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

13732 Answers

Are you a Laptop Part and Accessory Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...