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Harddisk i am geting messages saying my maxtor external harddrive is corrupt and access denied. i do not want to format the disk as all my songs is on there and i will lose them. thanks any help will be greatly appreciated. chris

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  • chrislawcu30 Aug 24, 2008

    hi lafalot thank you for the reply. when i first got the problem i was writing a song on the computer using my music sequencer.

    yes given that the maxtor is an external disk, yes i have disconnect and reconnect it again.

    am still geting the same access denied message.

    when i try using maxtor utility it clicks okay but nothing happens. stii the same message file corrupted access denied.



    thanks once again lafalot



    chris

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Can you recall what you were doing when you first got that error message? Try disconnecting the drive and then reconnecting it. If you still get the same message, check the Maxtor utility to see if there is some type of repair procedure that you can do without reformatting it.

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