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Orange Light Hello, I have 3 folders on my Maxtor Hard Drive. 2 Folder are working fine, but when i want to browse to the third folder, than the hard drives stopps to work and the control light turn from green to orange. I can mot access to the datas in the third folder. It is also not possible to delete the folder. I have to switch the hard drive off and on again to work. How can i fix this problem.

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Re: Orange Light

Have you tried to scan disk the drive and to fix problems with folder signature and have you had the virus scanner on this drive if not get it done you may have a virus on drive once you have scanned drive the only solution is to move all files off that you can and after you have scanned drive if it lets you in to that folder then move all that you can off to another drive then write down all files you can't move off that drive then format drive then move files back then find files that you had to destroy again and place these back on. I Have to do this all the time

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