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I need to reinstall the seetings on my computer from the maxtor but i have lost my manual

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Why, most new computers will find the hard drive and set the settings. You can get on line to Maxtor and get the setting off the internet...

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My Maxtor One Touch can not be accessed. My computer just lost any Maxtor software.


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I'm assuming you use Vista. First view the Maxtor drive (Start - Control Panel - Admin Tools - Computer Management - Disk Management) and see if Active or make it Active. You then can give it a drive letter.

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Hi, I lost user manual, need to restore files back to computer.


Provided that you can find your external drive using My Computer feature, double click on that drive icon and search the drive for the files you wish to put on the computer drive (C drive). If you right click the file or folder on the Maxtor external drive and then choose copy, you can go to the folder on the C drive that you want to paste them into, select it and then right click the folder icon and choose paste to put them into the folder. To make the process quicker, you might choose to paste all files and/or files from the Maxtor drive onto the computer desktop and then move them around later.

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Maxtor OneTouch II 300Gb can't recover data after a system restore


Hi,

I had the same problem a few weeks ago.

The way I solved my problem was to make sure when I restored Windows to the default settings that I did it up to the same support packs and hot fixes then when backing up the system with the Maxtor HD. It took me many days to figure this out... was written it the Maxtor HD documentation and it works fine.

Hope this helps.

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You may have the encryption set on the drive - meaning it needs a password to access the Maxtor. Is this problem on the original computer you installed the Maxtor or on a different machine? Either way try reinstalling the Maxtor software. If you do not have it you can get it online at:

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