Posted on Mar 25, Once complete, restart your computer. My computer cannot detect the Maxtor USB drive. Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition can easily recover de…. I had the same problem, my Windows XP was seeing the device but did not recognize it and could not find a driver for it. I hope it works for you.

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This works in Windows server and Windows XP.

For a list of computer manufacturers’ support sites, see Computer manufacturers’ contact information. Anonymous Dec 28, Thanks I had the same problem and then made it worse.

Now when you look at the “Device Manager” you will see it under “Disk Drives”.

I encountered a simple solution with my Thinkpad and the “disappearing” Maxtor GB. By the way, one lesson learned: You can check if your external hard drive is detected by the BIOS during bootup.

Windows will now create a new connection to the mass storage unit. Are you plugging the device into a front usb port or a rear? In other words is not assigned any driver.

Maxtor 3200 usb personal storage

This worked for me I too have a Maxtor Personal Storage that was not recognized on a laptop running windows 7 or on a desktop running Windows Vista. Anonymous Jan 31, Select Plugged in, select the drop down menu, and then select disabled. I have an old Maxtor personal storage device, and lost the install disc.


The green light is blinking and the pc doesn’t read the matroxi would like to know how to fix this problem, before i removed the matrox from my pc was working, then i put it back matxor the maaxtor light is blink and the matrox doesn’ work.

Is there a driver for my Maxtor 3200 USB hard drive to work with windows 10?

To format the whole drive I removed all the formatted partitions and then right clicked to format the new unallocated area Took 1. Once complete, restart your computer. If you have applications that look to drive G example Photoshop Elementsthey will not be able to find it. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions.

I wish I would have done this a year ago. Tried to call maxtor now seagate and number doesn’t work It didn’t have a letter allocated known as a mappingI gave it an unused one E. Let EaseUS Partition Master automatically check the hard disk partition errors and repair errors for you. Here you have two options to follow and repair internal hard drive error on Maxtor external hard drive or USB:. This drive was working great, used as my laptop backup.


You may be asked for drivers gain, if you do, show the installer where they are. They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day. The email address entered is already associated to an account. How to solve as I know my external hard drive is working?

Thank you rowdy j. Unit 2 yrs old. I will keep working with you until it’s resolved.

Maxtor Personal Storage (external HDD)

I presume the security updates in particular may have meant that the Maxtor is also considered a potential threat. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Close down PC 4. Disconnect the device from your computer.