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Connected Maxtor 760GB 1 touch 4 plus to my DVR USB port and I can not get it to work. It lights up and I do get something on my TV screen saying that it is there, but can't get it play back and I know there is data on the disk. I set up the ERD on the tv, but no results. Help

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: maxtor one touch iii not recognized

Does Windows recognize that there is anything plugged in at all?

If not it could be your USB interface (on the Maxtor) is shot.

Posted on Dec 10, 2007

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SOURCE: Maxtor One Touch 4 Plus

I have the installation program. You can contact me

Email: haulingkc@yahoo.com

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Posted on Jul 12, 2008

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SOURCE: maxtor onetouch 4 mini usb 2

You cannot download drivers/software for the Maxtor Mini at the above URL. When you select the Maxtor Mini, you're redirected to a contact form you have to fill out just to get the software. Pretty lame on Seagate's part! I'll think twice before purchasing anything else from them.

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SOURCE: Maxtor One Touch 4 is beeping when I connect it by usb

Is this a new drive or have you been using it for some time and it just started doing this? What make/model computer do you have?

Usually when they start beeping like that, it's an indication that the drive is not getting enough power. It's possible that you are plugging into unpowered USB ports. Try using the USB ports that are directly connected to the motherboard (the ones in the back.)
Use USB 2.x ports if they are available. Try connecting the drive to another computer.

Posted on Jan 28, 2009

SOURCE: my maxtor one touch mini just stopped working.

Dear,
Please check it on the different computer with the same USB cord.

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Rakesh Kumar

Posted on Apr 01, 2009

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The blinking light indicates something is happening to know open :

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