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Bot Maxtor portable hard drive, connected it to my pc (Windows XP). The light on the drive is illuminated but I do not know if it is working on its own. I can see the drive on My Computer but there are no onscreen prompts. Help.

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Hi there rsweeny50,

If you can see the drive on 'My Computer', it's working.

Try this, Right click on the icon for your new drive, then click Properties.

It should show a pie chart where the whole thing is available space.

See? Easier done than said!!

If you have any problems or additional questions, click the ASK ME button.

Remember: Good things come to those who Rate!!!

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