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Hi, I get an error message when I try to connect and install a Maxtor 500 GB external hard drive to my computer. The message reads "the device cannot start (Code 10). Can you assist?

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  • samgiardino May 08, 2009

    I have code 10 device cannot start on Maxtor USB external 500G hard drive. Have tried in 4 computers with same results in XP SP2, XP SP3, Home Vista

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What is the error message you get?

What OS are you using?

Depends on your hard drive, some computer commonly ask for a driver when you plug something in it. might as well try reading the manual of your external hard drive, if it doesn't require a driver, then the problem "might" be in your operating system and/or in your computer.

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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