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Maxtor OneTouch II external drive 300gb

Although my drive appears in Device Manager, it does not appear with my other drives in My Computer. It is locked because I used a password and I need the installation CD to reinstall the drive. Have unfortunaftely mislaid my CD Any way of getting a copy of this CD or any other way of reinstalling the drive ? Thank you for your consideration of this problem, Lorenzo Dupuis

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    Blue light stays on solid.  Cannot see my data.  Tried hooking it up to several different PC's.  Same thing.

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Go on their website and download the software. It is available for free.

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The USB Isn,t supplying/providing enough Power to the device.
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