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Hi, I powered off/on my external Maxtor drive and now it isn't shown anymore, although I see the green power light. My Device Manager shows yellow warning for USB controller. What can I do?

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  • bhermans Oct 05, 2009

    Hi,

    I tried that but no luck. It failed to install the required drivers.
    I also uninstalled the USB controller and rebooted my laptop so it would have to reinstall the driver but no luck either.

    Can it be power supply problem? That the external drive is not receiving enough power?

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Check your hard drive on some other system also, a yellow mark on usb controller is the indication of driver

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