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Dear All, I have external HDD Maxwell 1T 2.0USB. It was working properly but now it is asking for format. What can be a problem?

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Hello krnetadragan
Connect the device to another computer to see if the issue actually comes from it or from your machine .
If your drive is defective , try a recovery tool from
You can also open the box ( will be lost ) and connect the drive straight inside your pc if it is a desktop .
If the drive runs fine with the other computer , try changing the usb connection on your pc .
Try also a system restore and set your computer back to a date when your device was running fine . Back up your latest data first .
Best regards .

Posted on Mar 16, 2011


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