I too have used the drive for back-up and supplemental storage. Could I also remove the enclosure and install as a slave drive? Track this discussion and email me when there are updates. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Could you recommend a Data Recovery service that has received good reviews? Here’s the short version.

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I wrote to Maxtor and they simply stated the drive is bad.

Maxtor Personal Storage 3100 – hard drive – 80 GB – USB 2.0 Series

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I think alot of this may apply to me also, but I’m not sure. You are reporting the following post: Here’s the short version. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums–revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Storage forum About This Forum CNET’s Forum on storage is the best source for finding help, troubleshooting, and getting buying advice from a community of experts.

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Proffitt Forum moderator July 10, 5: Please try again now or at a later time. Promote cracked software, or other illegal content Offensive: Could you recommend a Data Recovery service that has received good reviews? I don’t want to give up on trying to access it’s contents.

I too have used the drive for back-up and supplemental storage.

Maxtor Personal Storage – hard drive – 80 GB – USB Overview – CNET

The drive is connected via USB. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.

Could I also remove the enclosure and install as a slave drive? Flaming or offending other users Maxtro activities: Proffitt Forum moderator July 5, 9: If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

Maxtor 3100 Computer Drive User Manual

Please avail yourself of the longer discussion about this in the forums. Hello Everyone, I’ve seen several discussions about bad external drives, removing the maxtir, “clicks”, etc Many methods about getting the drive contents out are discussed and some are quite economical. This one tip will 31000 you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest.

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I’ve tried a couple of things to get Windows to recognize the drive, but nothing works.

I disconnected the drive USB and power and reconnected. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Maxtor External drive – dead? 3010 for the succinct answer.

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