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Warranty on Maxtor 40gig hard drive with mfg date of 28jan2004 new never used won't work

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Is your hard disk getting detected in the BIOS?. If so are you able to partition the hard disk. If not check the power and cable.


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40gig hard drive pentium 4 2.4 ghz processor.


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My Maxtor one touch external hard drive will not switch on


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The maxtor one touch hardrives generally have a 3 year warranty on them. If you have the orginal invoice for the same, I would suggest you to call maxtor and they can help you out on the same. The support information is available on the site below
http://www.maxtor.com/en/main/support.html


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How do I find the manufacture date on my Maxtor D540X-4K?


In general, hard drives are guaranteed by the manufacturer for one year. 3 years on premium drives. I don't consider older Maxtor drives premium! (probably personal bias).
I would think any 80GB IDE drive would work

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Maxtor one touch 4 mini makes chirping sounds while trying to link up with the computer , does this for aprox a minute then stops , the conmputer dosnt see the drive.


Usualy this thing happens with my WD Elements drive when the cable is not connected properly or some dust went on the connector, try using a paintbrush and get rid of the dust, sometimes the usb cable's end is corrodated and that's why id doesn't work properly anymore, sometimes it connects and a bit later suddenly it dissapears, this case try another cable. And also a good idea to try out the drive on a different USB port.
If none of these works, try it on a different computer and see what happens there, if it's not working over there with any of these tricks than it's time to bring it back to the shop and use your warranty to get a new one.

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My Maxtor 250GB external hard drive has suddenly stopped working. There does not seem to be any power going to the unit. I have tried changing the fuse, using different power sockets etc but no joy. It was...


if your drive is under warranty then take it to the service centre, or if its not then remove the casing , take out the hard disk , then put it on a new casing

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Maxtor hd makes alot of noise stoped working


Depending on the age of the computer or hard drive itself, the hard drive may still be under warranty. What I recommend is to call Maxtor and see if they can do a warranty replacement of the hard drive. It sounds as if this hard drive may have failed completely. It would be a good idea however to take the hard drive to a reputable computer repair shop in your town and see if they can recover any data you may need from the hard drive. They may charge a little bit to do it, but it may be the only way to save any data you may really need. If Maxtor sends you a new hard drive or if you buy a new one, you should be able to reinstall Windows or whatever operating system you have currently installed. If you made a recovery disk for your computer then you should be able to use it to install the operating system. If no disk, the computer repair shop may have a disk that can be used to install the operating system. They may want you to bring in the computer (as there is a sticker on it that has a product key for the operating system (if Microsoft, and if it is a factory built computer)). I hope that this information helps you. Let me know if I can be of any further assistance.

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Purchased Maxtor ONE TOUCH III. when I had XP. Now that I have Vista, mAXTOR DOESN'T RECOGNIZE IT. iS THERE AN UP-DATE? nEED HELP. Thanks Marty xmartico@san.rr.com


Hey xmartico,

If your recent update from Windows XP to Windows Vista has been the only major change to your computer system since you could access your Maxtor One Touch III last, you may simply need to reinstall the Maxtor software to resolve the problem.

Information provided by the manufacturer has suggested that if no password was ever set, the hard drive should work with Vista immediately with no additional work required. If you had chosen a password however, you may need to reinstall the software and reboot every time you disconnect/shut down the external drive, or disable your user account control (UAC). Please keep in mind though that disabling UAC is strongly discouraged, as it may open your computer to attacks by various malware programs including viruses and spyware.

If you're still not quite sure how to proceed, I would strongly recommend contacting Maxtor directly for further assistance.

Hope this helps you out.

Sincerely,
Aaron
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I have 6 Maxtor drives, from 1 30 gig, i 40 gig, 120 gig, and 3 80 gigs. Recently I have had failures on 3 of these drives. One minute they are fully functional and the next day they won;t boot and the...


the hard drives will have a date stamped on them if they are within their three year warranty period you should contact the hd manufacturer and see if they will refurbish it for you .

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