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Maxtor one touch 2 200gig

I found this hard drive in a house that i was cleaning out and can not get my computer to pick it up.it connects to a usb port.is there any knid of drivers or softwear that i need to get? found this at a house i was cleaning out and can not get my computer to pick it up.is there some kind of driver or softwear that i need to get ?

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If you have Windows 2000 or newer, Windows will auto install generic drivers for the drive and show a drive letter in my computer. Chances are the drive has issues. Try pluggin into a differnet computer and see if the same results occur.

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