Question about Maxtor OneTouch II external hard drive 500GB 7,200 RPM - FireWire & USB (E04W500)
My OneTouch4 had 1 screw on the bottom next to the serial number. I removed that screw then very carefully pried the case open. Once open remove the 4 screws that hold the hold the 4 rubber pads on the drive. Also remove the very small screws that hold the metal case together then "carefully"slide the metal case off. You must remove the 2 small screws hold the small PCB to the front of the drive and move the PCB out of the way while sliding the metal case off.
Posted on Sep 09, 2008
It's a pain but you can do it if you are careful. Remove 2 screws on back panel, then gently remove back panel. Now work on side/front panel (one piece) GENTLY. They have little plastic clips that will pop out if you are careful. The you can remove 2 more screws on side that hold metal halves together. Top comes of clamshell style. Good luck !
Posted on Jul 19, 2008
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