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Maxtor OneTouch Mini 4 not working! HELP PLEASE ASAP!

I bought a Maxtor OneTouch Mini 4 quite a while ago (well over a year!). The first computer I connected with, it worked perfectly for a while, and then, one day, it became corrupted, and sometimes doesn't read. Over time, it never worked again.

Okay, so today, almost a year afterwards, I wanted to see whether it would work again. Obviously, it didn't. Here's what happened:

- Firstly, I connected both USB connectors (Power + Data and Power).
-The light flashed, and listening to the HDD, I heard the inside whirring, so I thought it was working fine.
-I opened 'Computer' (I use Vista, while the old computer was XP), but it did not show up.

That's what happened, guys. I really want some help here, so anyone that can, please help me ASAP! Thanks!

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Sounds like you do not have the drivers for Vista. Try downloading the latest software for the Mini from the site below. Unistall the old software from your machine, reboot and install the new. It should work now. I once had a similar problem and also had to reformat the Mini also.


http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=ot4-downloads&vgnextoid=0ed72c9e46914110VgnVCM100000f5ee0a0aRCRD

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