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My Maxtor One Touch Hard Drive will not turn on. We blew a fuse on the circuit but it's on a power surge strip but now it won't turn on.

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Thanks- that's a great idea but I also found a website that automatically checked my warranty and I had just a couple of days left under warranty...miracle actually...seems like it's always a few days after. So sent it back in but I will keep it in mind for the future. It was just a back-up drive so will just back up all the info again when I get it back.Thanks agin-

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Have you change the fuse for the Maxtor unit, with a known to be good one.
Use a "meter" to see is there pwr coming from the adapter (or ask a friendly electrician to check for you)
However as a last resort If the drive caddy turns out to be blown & there is important data on the drive, it may be possible to have the case dismantiled, and the internal drive conected directly to a PC, a lot of exteral drive caddies have standard interface drives inside (IDE or SATA)

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