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Connecting problem how can i conect my personal storage maxtor3200 with system i can not get maxtor 3200 to work with vista

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Boot your system with external drive unconnected, then go to add new hardware. then plug in maxtor and follow guide, if this is not of any help then unplug and replug drive IE switch off replug and switch on your Maxtor. After a while when all the software gets together all will be harmonious and groovy.

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I cant get gy lap top to recognise my maxtor3200 external hard drive any ideas would be appreciated


Make sure that connect the hard drive directly to a usb port on your laptop and not thru a usb hub,disconnect all other usb devices except the hard drive and try rebooting and see if it shows up.
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Maxtor Personal Storage 3200, after years of use my Vista machine now tells me that the USB Device isnt recognised.


However last month I found that the Maxtor is no longer recognisable to my machine. Reading through related postings on other sites it appears that Vista updates from Microsoft may be the reason why this functionality has suddenly ceased. I presume the security updates in particular may have meant that the Maxtor 3200 is also considered a potential threat. The question is who will take responsibility for resolving this issue of Maxtor 3200 users no longer being able to access their back up files via their Vista based machines. Personally I believe the onus is with Microsoft

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Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 500 GB Hard Drive suddenly not recognized. Light on, tried alternate similar power supply, tried different computer along with different operating system. Please help.


May be your Personal Storage 3200 500 GB Hard Drive power socket pins are not seated well when you connect so make sure the pins are in good condition.
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Aug 11, 2010 | Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 (U01E200) 200...

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I need driver for Windows Vista


Hi i cannot find the driver either , but what you can try is Download XP drivers for it , then right click and run in compatibility Mode for XP , and it should install

Dec 30, 2009 | Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 (U01E200) 200...

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My 200GB Maxtor 3200 will not work with my new Vista Home Basic


External disks should work with Vista, no problems.
Have a look at this troubleshooting article, maybe those steps can help you.

Jules

Mar 04, 2009 | Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 (U01E200) 200...

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No power to Maxtor personal storage 3200 when plugged in


Try to remove it from enclosure and connect directly to the computer. If still no go - here's some more information.

Dec 24, 2008 | Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 (U01E200) 200...

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Maxtor and vista


Try some other USB device (memory-stick, printer, camera) in the USB slot in the Vista computer, just to "prove" that Vista will recognize _any_ USB device connected to that slot.

May 31, 2008 | Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 (U01E200) 200...

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Need help


Comment by Guest, posted on Dec 06, 2007 the maxtor storage is not recognized by the system. It

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Maxtor 3200 /160gb


According to this, the device only supports Windows 2000, XP Pro and XP Home (and presumably, Vista as well).

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