Question about Maxtor OneTouch III Mini Edition (R01E100) 100 GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive

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Open up the case

Would you please walk me thru how to open up the case for a Maxtor OneTouch III Mini 60GB and transfer the harddrive inside to another case to retrieve the data. Many thanks.

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  • jesusdammit Oct 10, 2008

    Ugh...my mini usb slot got pushed in...tried to bring it back out but it doesn't work.

    Would appreciate some help people, answer his question! :O


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One of Excel files from Maxtor got freezed while working on it and I couldn't close it before my laptop got shut down because it was operating on battery power. After restarting the laptop the maxtor could not be detected at all. It gave a funny sound and there was no sign of its icon in my computer.

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Well, since you are discarding the case, use a small flat head screw driver or something to pry the case open. Once inside, the HD will be plugged in to a circuit board and screwed in place. Unscrew it and carefuly unplug the HD from the circuit board. Then you can transfer it to another external HD housing.

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