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No longer recognized by Win Me PC

My Maxtor one touch III 300 gig external hard drive is no longer recognized by my win Me pc. It works on my other pcs and it used to work on the Me pc but no longer.

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UNINSTALL THE HARD WARE FROM THE SYSTEM ..UTILITIES FOLDER IN CONTROL PANEL
IF ITS RECOGNISED THERE IT MEANS THE DRIVE NEEDS THE SAME WIN ME DRIVERS WHICH COULD BE CORRUPT
YOU CAN TRY TO CONFIG IN SETUP TOO.
CONFIGURE THE HD IN HARD DISK DETECTION NOT AS AUTOMATIC IN BIOS , BUT AS LBA MODE DEFINING THE CYLINDERS AND THE HEADS AND OTHER DATA WHICH IS USUALLY WRITTEN ON THE HD WHITE COVER.

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