Windows Can't Recognize My Maxtor Hard Drive Connected Via IDE To USB Connector?

Answer Sounds like the IDE to USB cable is not getting enough power to the drive to get it up to full speed.I have come across this several times where the USB port is just not quite giving the drive enou... Read More »

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Will Windows XP recognize Maxtor external hard drive formatted Fat32?

A Maxtor external hard drive formatted with the FAT32 file system is fully compatible with Windows XP. All of Microsoft XP's bundled disk tools and device drivers will work with FAT32.References:Mi... Read More »

I have a western digital ide hard drive and i am trying to put a maxtor ata hard drive with but it not working?

Check the cable connections. Make sure that they are properly fitted and in the right position. If ide/ata/mobo connection is not the problem, then try to check you bios set-up. If it still is not ... Read More »

Windows Won't Recognize an External Hard Drive?

External hard drives are used to take programs from a computer and either back up the programs, files and folders or move the information to another computer. Sometimes, Windows operating systems w... Read More »

My windows xp sp2 home computer does not recognize my usb external hard drive but it accepts my digital camera and usb printer while the drive works great on both my friends and my work PC?

Answer pls check ur external h.d.d is usb2. so find out whether usb of both should be 2.