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Error tone Please help! My Maxtor drive wasn't doing this yesterday. When I went plug it in today, it is giving me an error tone over and over. I unplugged it and the USB and waited a few minutes and tried to plug it back up but it just keeps giving me that error tone. Any suggestions??? Please??

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  • wecology Jan 27, 2008

    I am having the exact same problem, three days ago I used my Maxtor 3200 with no problems and now my when I connect the drive to my computer, through the USB port, it tells me that it does not recognize the device.

    I tested the USB port with other devices and it works fine. I am currently searching the internet for a driver which make my computer recognize the hard drive again.

    Please help

  • Trikkyt Feb 12, 2008

    I have the same problem. My Maxtor 3200 300gb vibrated on the desk and then windows wouldn't recognise it. I unplugged everything, re- plugged it all in and it fired up, but it made a constant bleeping noise from the hard drive. But still windows (vista) wouldn't recognise it saying driver not installed! The driver then said it was installed, but it still would not show up in windows. Someone please HELP, as this was my back up drive and all of our family photo's and video's are on it!!

  • jasgor Mar 23, 2008

    can anyone help with this? I tried plugging in my maxtor today and an alarm type noise goes off three times in succession and my computer no longer recognizes the device. Any ideas??

  • Caly Luong
    Caly Luong May 11, 2010

    I Understand that, but you can pull out the harddrive out of the case. and then connect it to the S-ATA port or IDE port on your mainboard.

  • Caly Luong
    Caly Luong May 11, 2010

    What kind of error tone is it giving. and have you tried to put your harddrive directly to the maindboard?



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No, its an external hard drive with a usb connection.

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