The same thing happened to me. What could be the problem? Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: It means that you can continue working with nary a problem. I fully expect some bozo at Seagate will have a problem that I chose to use a professional data recovery company that’s NOT an owned subsidiary of Seagate to retrieve my ‘lost’ data. If your drive stops working, the Seagate Rescue data recovery plan will recover the data from the failed drive and return it to you on a new piece of external storage Covers new single-disk external hard drives of any brand when purchased within 30 days receipt must be retained for purchases not on the same transaction.

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Special offers and product promotions Capacity: I can’t speak to that as I never use it. My fingers are crossed that I’ll ever see this replacement drive.

The drive delivers a spindle speed of 5, RPM, giving you the high-speed performance you need to back your data up quickly and safely. Proffitt Forum moderator July 5, Sadly all these are subject to any number of issues and not a single maker has a bulletproof storage system.

Maxtor OneTouch GB maxhor a local computer shop.

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What changes you are going to make about backup? Should anyone else have a thought or solution that might help frer me I’ll be appreciative.


Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. Didn’t see where the backup to this thing was. But they stopped making the type of enclosure that I’ve had success with, and this newest good-looking hi-tech enclosure is a piece of junk.

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Put the drive in a new USB case. Proffitt Forum moderator April 3, Your computer’s operating system may use a different standard of measurement and report a lower capacity.

Please submit your review for Maxtor OneTouch. I had this drive connected to my G-4 PowerBook Mac and was working with it this morning- all was working fine.

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Customers also shopped for. I’m recycling maxyor of the old Maxtor parts and have just about restored a MGB with everything I salvaged! Yes, it seems Seagate has a fine business running – build drives in “sexy” plastic cases filled with the cheapest parts found in China, then sell them for a lot of money, and own a data recovery company that will retrieve data locked inside the drive when the rfee fail.

Both, I hasten to add, having been used less consistently or frequently as my other drives. Reading some the negative reviews had me a little worried but I received the drive, plugged it into onerouch MacBook Pro and it worked.


I cherry picked the files instead of backing up the entire HD.

I refused to send my drive to Seagate for data recovery – they got enough of my money. I also like the part where a five year warrantee is offered but that doesn’t include data recovery. Often, I rfee problems.

He opened the Maxtor case, pulled out the drive, hooked up some wires directly to the drive and it worked See questions and answers. In one onetuch I lost some data – all of it, thankfully, replaceable. Uninstall and then reconnect the external hard drive.

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For the users that have already crashed one way or mastor, google search troubleshooting the drive. I never dropped mine but IT SEEMS like if you stuff it in a backpack with other things the littles pressure like being cramped up between two books will cause it to start it faling.