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I bought a Maxtor OneTouch4 Mini 160GB external hard drive. The rason being that I wanted to increase my hard drive capacity--My laptop is below 50 GBs now and I intend to be doing quite q lot of video and pictures in the future.MY QUESTION IS>>> Is this the Maxtor just stictly for backup or can I somehow store pictures on it and a program to edit and store those pictures such as one of the "photoshop" series or "printshot22" ??

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I have a 320GB Maxtor OneTouch. I copied all of the software off of the Maxtor to my main drive then reformatted the Maxtor as a normal driv.

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Hi Nuisance101, I recall your running vista. Vista is a nightmare. If you cound only see the troubles we see on a daily basis here at FixYa you'ed understand. It's a common problem with Vista not seeing USB devices, externial devices. It does & then the next second it doesn't. Same for all external devices. I'm am 100% sure the trouble is not your system or your devices. It's Vista. I have gone over dozens of post from vista users. One would think MS has been on vacation since the release of vista. You can look at vista's web site for help for a possible fix, at this link. (I have no faith). MS blames driver software. Your Maxtor drive is external. Henve no driver software.
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