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Maxtor onetouch 111 mini edition 120GB

My external 120GB mini edition works on the laptop but when plugged to my pc/destop computer...it won't work or show its icon...what is going on?

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    I'm sure that without the software, it is impossible to open the drive because of requiring a password that must be entered through the opening dialog box. Yes? Then there must be a way to download the software for that purpose. Help? Fred.

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