Question about Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 (U01E200) 200 GB Hard Drive
You may need a driver. Download it prom the manufacturer's website.
Or; right-click on MY COMPUTER icon, choose PROPERTIES, then click on the DRIVER tab, and click Update. Windows should install on or tell you that the one you have is ok.
IF that does not solve it; these disks notoriously ****... (die alot) it could be your drive. I have had 4 maxtors drop dead on me. Try your drive on another computer; if it is not recognized there; then it is your HDD- hope it's in warranty.
If another computer CAN recognize; then go back to DEVICE MANAGER and right click all your USB connections (under serial bus controllers) one at a time and UNINSTALL. DOn't worry about the warnings, just UNINSTALL. DO NOT DELETE!!
Restart your computer; and WINDOWS should reinstall them for you. Try plugging in your drive again.
IF no worky- its dead or your USB cable is old. Try a new USB.
My money, if it is a Maxtor, is it is croaked. You will need to either pay through the nose to get your files recovered; or find someone who knows how to take it apart; install it into a desktop bus internally and copy your files from there.
Posted on Nov 26, 2008
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.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
May 29, 2011 | Iomega 2TB Prestige External Hard Drive
Nov 22, 2010 | Hitachi SimpleDrive Mini 250GB USB 20...
Nov 01, 2010 | Iomega Prestige 500 GB USB 20 Hard Drive
Nov 24, 2009 | Maxtor Hard Drive
Nov 21, 2009 | Western Digital My Book Essential 1TB...
Nov 01, 2009 | LaCie Hard Disk 1TB Desktop with Hi-Speed...
Jul 22, 2009 | LaCie External USB 2.0 500GB 7200 RPM 500...
Jun 30, 2009 | Western Digital Elements powered by WD 320...
Jun 19, 2009 | Computers & Internet
Nov 18, 2007 | SimpleTech 160GB USB 2.0 / FireWire...
82 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!