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Maxtor 3 one touch mini 60GB won't load or Format

My Maxor one Touch mini 60 GB wont load on the computer, it's software will recognise it, but it says it needs formatting, because it has no partitions? But then when i click on the format option the software only formats it for 5 seconds and comes up with a message saying- partition creation failed! Can you help me?

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Try deleting All Partitions & then Partition whole Drive,using 59.0Gb.This should give approx. 8MB buffer.
Also when formatting,remember to format Ordinary not Quick Format

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