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Maxtor basics 500gb PN-9NZ2A4-500 will not power up. cannot access data on the drive nothingh come up my scren I have the same problem. When i want to acces it , it says drive not formatted ? then i unplug it , and plug it in and windows opens a window and i can acces it again ? After a chat with maxtor they said to format it m this takes about a hour. reinstall the software again. I sended an email to Maxtor seagate for solving this otherwise i shall return it to the store.

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  • stratovarius Jan 14, 2009

    Sorry , but it is a external hard disk maxtor 500gig basics !!



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Use a differant HDD plug.
You may have a fault in that lead.

It may be that your power supply is too weak to power it, suggest upgrading another 250 watt of your current one.

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