Question about Maxtor OneTouch II external hard drive 300GB 7,200 RPM - FireWire & USB (E04W300)

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I have a maxtor onetouch II 300GB external hard drive. I plugged in the power supply and the light is on, but when I plug into my usb nothing happens, computer is not detecting the drive. can you help me?

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  • Maryo53 Feb 28, 2008

    yes my usb ports are working, I lost the disk and just got a new computer and am trying to put this external on that.

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2008

    I have a couple of maxtors, this one is a 300GB and the front green light stays on but the pc doesn't recognize the drive exists. I have gone to the web site and downloaded the revised driver software and still no recognition on my computer.

  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2008

    I have a Maxtor One Touch 4 Mini 250gb. it was working perfectly until last week when my pc failed to detect it. Can anyone help please coa i hv lots of valuable data stored on it. thanx!!!!


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Check cmos to see if usb ports are enabled? If Windos 2000 you need a usb driver disk.

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