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drummerguy101, Jan 13, 2009 #9 Rich-M Joined: May 3, 2006 Messages: 22,417 They may both get recognized but usually after you access one, the other is not accessible but again not You need to right click on this option and select GO ONLINE.I have the same problem and seen this solution on another website. In this case it looks like the recognition protocol is so close or identical between the two drives that the system cannot distinguish between the two. Some of our drives that have the FireWire connection have two ports on them, so that up to 7 of them (or any kind of device that has 2 FireWire ports) check that

not sure if you say initialize that windows will format your hard drive http://www.brighthub.com/computing/hardware/articles/22069.aspx http://www.brighthub.com/computing/hardware/articles/68631.aspx concerning Initialize hard drive http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc782513(WS.10).aspx its up to you to decide if you want to try USBscrub. Updated all of the programs and re-started Windows numerous times during the install process. There's a program that blows out all the old logs of all the USB removable storage devices that have ever been plugged in, maybe someone can help with the name or He's authored or co-authored four of Que's best selling Windows books.Información bibliográficaTítuloSpecial Edition Using Microsoft Windows XP HomeSpecial Edition Using SeriesUsing SeriesAutoresRobert Cowart, Brian KnittelEdiciónilustradaEditorQue Publishing, 2004ISBN0789732793, 9780789732798N.º de páginas1141 páginas  Exportar

How To Connect Multiple External Hard Drives To One Computer

I bought an ext HD today and as soon as I saw the format advice in the instructions my blood froze. on November 8, 2008 at 2:23 am | Reply michael Hello, This question might sound dumb but Im new to how External Hard drives work. fairnooks, Jan 12, 2009 #5 Noyb Trusted Advisor Joined: May 25, 2005 Messages: 20,072 Just a wild guess .. Since most external hard drives are pre-formatted as NTFS; Mac OS X can only read data from the hard drive; but it can’t write anything to it (unless you install other

Well, not quite unless your external hard drive is pre-formatted as Mac OS Extended / FAT32. The 137GB limit, well, it was REAL many years ago. Loading... Daisy Chain External Hard Drives As you can see, I'm grasping at straws here.

This is a brand new drive and nothing has been stored on it. Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Recognized I had been contemplating switching to a MAC when my PC laptop was stolen. Do you know if there is any way to find the capacity of the BIOS? I toiled with the same problem all day yesterday and found the solution on this thread: http://social.answers.microsof.....38676e0880 For me it was disabling USB legacy support in the bios that worked.

DISK MANAGEMENT will now open up in the middle pane of the COMPUTER MANAGEMENT window.5.) In the DISK MANAGEMENT window, scroll down until you see your unrecognized EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE. Maxtor Personal Storage 3200 First Boot Device Removable; Hard Disk; CDROM; USB-CDROM; Legacy LAN; Disabled (Removable by default) Second Boot Device Removable; Hard Disk; CDROM; USB-CDROM; Legacy LAN; Disabled (Hard disk by default) Third Boot Everything was working fine, and I shut down for the night. To initialize new disks In Disk Management, right-click the disk you want to initialize, and then click Initialize Disk.

Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Recognized

Generated Thu, 02 Feb 2017 05:25:07 GMT by s_wx1219 (squid/3.5.23) Ads by Google 18 answers Comments are Closed RY July 10, 2012 at 6:39 am I'm having the same problems. How To Connect Multiple External Hard Drives To One Computer It is capable of extremely high performance, equal to that of modern Serial ATA drives. Maxtor Drivers Speed up your (Intel) Mac's Restart / Shut Down process Recent Comments StoleT on K-Lite Codec Pack forMac…Viewing CHM files un… on Viewing CHM files under Mac OS…GM on Adding dictionaries

I know there is a way to fix it, and from time to time I will get hacked off and try it again. you could check here In preparation for the install, I bought an Iomega Prestige 1TB external hard drive and made a disk image backup before the install. I have three long travel days ahead, so I will have to leave it behind for now. The drive is recognized on my PowerBook, but when I try to drop something inside the drive, I get this: "The item cannot be copied because there is not enough free Two External Hard Drives On One Computer

didn't have a scooby doo about how to make my new HD work, so very much appreciate your clear instructions…works like a charm now and only took a minute… thanks again.. Image 1, of the Ethernet cable (click to expand):  Image 2, outline of the port into which the cable connects (click to expand):    Please rate the helpfulness of this article There is no way to remove or disable them on that screen. http://magicnewspaper.com/external-hard/maxtor-ex-hd-drive.html One model includes all three - USB 2.0, FW400, and FW800. Maxtor OneTouch Family Some models have only USB 2.0, some have only FW400, and others have both USB 2.0 and FW400. Maxtor Personal Storage Family

Elvandil, Jan 13, 2009 #8 drummerguy101 Thread Starter Joined: Aug 13, 2007 Messages: 63 I tried connecting both drive at the same time to a friends PC and they both work! Maxtor One Touch 2 ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. Well.

drummerguy101, Jan 12, 2009 #3 Elvandil Joined: Aug 1, 2003 Messages: 51,988 I actually have never seen anyone succeed in connecting 2 external hard drives to an XP machine.

Keno, May I make an observation. Tania in Belgium on June 4, 2008 at 10:29 am | Reply jommy Thank you ! Have I been doing it wrong all the while, or is it essentially the same end result? Maxtor 500gb External Hard Drive Should I still try the scrub or drivecleanup you mention?  I really think it is something missing on my external - something it has lost or gotten corrupted that used to

on July 1, 2009 at 12:54 am | Reply Guitarboy I have a Seagate FreeAgent Go for Mac 500GB FW. The directories 'System Volume Information' and '$Recycle bin' are system created if you have SYSTEM RESTORE and a Trash Bin on for that drive, they appear automatically. Select MANAGE -- this will bring up the COMPUTER MANAGEMENT WINDOW.2.) On the pane furthest to the left in the COMPUTER MANAGEMENT window, there should be an option for DEVICE MANAGER. http://magicnewspaper.com/external-hard/maxtor-80g-external.html Try it on another computer.

Intel has newer Chipsets installation utility for Win 7 on their website, although it claims that it will not solve USB driver problems. Mike June 24, 2012 at 10:13 pm I have the same trouble and the computer tells me I have a I/O error. Thanks again, Keno54. I do note that when I start the computer up, it goes to the Dell page (with the Setup F2 and Boot Menu F12 choices) and if I don't interrupt it

The document reads ------------------ Changing Boot Sequence for Future Boots 1 Enter system setup (see "Entering System Setup" on page 174). 2 Use the arrow keys to highlight the Boot Sequence I power down, disconnect the Iomega, re-start, and no problem. on July 7, 2008 at 8:11 pm | Reply Rob Holt thank you, havent tried it yet, but it looks like what im needing. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center make-use-of-logo logo-background menu search search-start close email bookmark facebook google twitter pinterest stumbleupon whatsapp amazon youtube youtube

Even Linux can automount Windows Partitions as well external drives! They cant deny the fact that 90% of the Desktop Computing Market is Windows PC Market! Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Same issue.

After that, you should be able to connect your new external hard drive to your Mac and being able to read and write data to it 😀 Share this:RedditLike this:Like Loading... I'm using a Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini back-up from a Windows XP machine onto a Windows 7 64-bit machine. I should also mention that I can leave the Maxtor connected and Windows will start up perfectly from a complete shutdown. At any rate, I have wasted about all the time even I can justify on this one.

on September 20, 2009 at 7:14 pm | Reply Gary McIntosh My problem is how to connect when there are no usb ports on October 21, 2009 at 10:26 pm | Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. It was my hope to establish a daily backup program with the Iomega (I work from home and my home office computer is the master), but that will be too much The System Volume Information file says it is not accessible and access is denied (no choice to open as Administrator (even though I am the Administrator).