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Maxtor One Touch Mini Issue

D5CFA76B is the code I get when I try to run the diagnostic utility. Says also when started that it is not formatted. This happened before on another one and it simply started working again. This time however it is not comming back up. Only thing that happened is my notebook docking station, (Dell D610 Lattitude Notebook), had a USB PCI card, (Belkin), that simply would not work with my system and it would fail to finish boot, freezing on the Black Windows XP screen. This drive was not plugged into any of its ports, and was in fact plugged into my notebook directly using two of its ports. All my ports started reading as USB 1.1 when I plugged it in and it would pop up a message saying the Maxtor Mini, 60 gig, was not formatted. Can you help with this? Murphy's Law, I was sitting down ready to back up that drive when all this happened. Never even got to hit one key. Thank you

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Somehow find another XP system to test your MAXTOR. I would suspect a connection problem with the docking station and/or a USB PCI card compatibility issue. PCI USB expansion cards are notorious for chipset/driver related problems.

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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