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That highly depends on what you mean by restore, if you're Maxtor is not formated or the file hasn't been deleted, you can simply buy an enclosure (It's a case for Hard Disk Drives) specifically for the cable of your Maxtor (IDE or SATA) to USB 2.0, you should be able to get an enclosure in any place that sells computers, or you could get one from amazon. If by restoring you mean that you've deleted the file or you've formatted your HDD, there's one software that can help you recover it, the name of this software is Pandora Recovery, just install it.After installation, make sure to choose the option that reads "Surface Scan", then you can specify the kind of file you're trying to restore. Finally, choose the drive from which you want to restore the file from and then hit the "Start Disk Surface Scan", depending on the type of file it will take a while,also, it will not have the same name that when you deleted it, so make sure to restore as many files as you can that you think has the amount (in KB) that the original file had and check if it's the one you need.

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