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Maxtor 300 GB won't turn on.

What should I do at this point? My "Maxtor One Touch II" will not turn on. It just stopped working today. Any way to get my info off of there or save this one? I pulled it away from my computer desk to plug in elsewhere: The cord is getting power (the green light on the cord turns on) but when I click on the Hard Drive: Nothing. No lights, no nothing. Any ideas? -Dave

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  • Anonymous Mar 05, 2008

    Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus it was working fine, went downstairs. Came back in about 10 minutes and no light no nothing. Tried connecting to another system and nothing!

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2008

    I have had the exact same problem today. I am about to try to sort it out.


  • Anonymous May 15, 2008

    went to turn it on and nothing. unit wasn't moved or otherwise touched. what happppned???

  • josiah_ho200 Jul 28, 2008

    umm holy **** holy ****. not only can my maxtor not on, apparently, the last time it was on, i had the delayed write failed thing. and i saw no file inside. i think i am dead

  • Esm11 Oct 24, 2008

    I have the same problem with my Maxtor One Touch III. One day I went to turn it on but it did not turn on at all. I have had the power cord tested and it is OK. The drive itself has suddenly got head. I can't even open up the drive. Has anyone found a solution, or at least, how the data can be taken out. Any help would be appreciated.




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The enclosure has failed. if you need the content from the drive, extract it and place it into a more stable enclosure. if not, return the drive to Maxtor for a replacement. This is normal for Lacie and Maxtor drives...cheaper enclosures offer cheap performance and reliability.

Keep me posted.

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How do I extract it if it wont turn on? Any suggestions?

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