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Maxtor basic 3.5 500gb desktop hard drive install problems

I plug the usb into laptop and it says unidentified device installing drives. which is strange as ive used it before fine then it says cannot find drivers or solutions what is wrong with it?

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  • Jason May 11, 2010

    Are you plugging it into the same USB port you had previously? Your computer may be seeing it as a new device if it is on a different USB port.

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Make sure that the external Power supply is working (if it does not have one, get one).
If that is OK , it could be your usb drivers

Posted on May 28, 2009

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