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Delete info from an external hard drive?

How do I delete my info from a Maxtor OneTouch 4 external hard drive?

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II recently installed a Maxtor 80 GB hard drive into an external HD contained about 20GB of important files. I want those datas. It kept powering up and shutting down abruptly. The system locked up, and I had to reboot.
Now, when I boot up the system, the drive shows in “my computer” but isn’t accessible. I get an “error performing inpage operation” message. I went into disk management and it shows it is healthy. Any ideas what I should try next?

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Run diskmgmt.msc delete. then create then format .. also theres a tool called Wipedisk from www.thefreecountry.com/security/securedelete.shtml

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Since you want to format it, let's blow away the partition:

1. Right-click [My Computer]
2. [Manage]
3. Disk Management]
4. Find your Maxtor in the list or graph.
5. Once you are certain, then right-click the Maxtor entry (or graph) and select "Delete Partition"
6. Answer [Yes] to the next scary question.
7. If it has other partitions, you may want to examine them and delete them later.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNxApz_PBW8

I've had to use it many times in the past but in this case you need to plug that drive into another system as an external drive or slave drive and run the software from there. It will rebuild the drive and hopefully recover the files.

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If you try to boot into safe mode and under administrator than you have the ability to remove any file that you need try this ok, and let me know how this goes. best regards mike

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