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I have a MAXTOR 3200 external hard drive that will not come up any more on the MY COMPUTER of my computers. I tried 3 different computers to try and get something. I was backing up to another external hard disk which has shown no problems. The REAL problem is that my wife's files are on the MAXTOR. What it does-the computer says it recognizes the MAXTOR 3200 under Control Panel/System and COntrol Panel Add hardware. I am told the usb software is ok and the computer says it is enabled. No recognition in My Computer of the drive. I was given the ULTIMATUM-get my files now! Oh Boy. What can I do? Your help is apprecieated. jbilow01@yahoo.com

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Hello.

Give this a try. There is a utility called "Tweak UI"

Then, click on My Computer, Drives,and check marking Drive F.

Download from here: http://download.cnet.com/Tweak-UI/3000-2072_4-10002117.html

Hope this helps.

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