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Reformating external hard drive

By Elliah ยท 5 replies
Feb 9, 2008
  1. i got a maxtor onetouch III and it comes with a bunch of software files and drivers...i feel like wiping it clean but if i do that do i have to find the drivers all over again?
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    There are no drivers for this as it uses USB 2

    You're not talking about Windows drivers I suppose. Just the external USB drive.
    It should just install without asking for drivers
     
  3. Elliah

    Elliah TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 84

    ok...thanks for your help
     
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    OK so is this resolved now?
     
  5. Elliah

    Elliah TS Enthusiast Topic Starter Posts: 84

    yep...reformatted the drive and it works just fine...
     
  6. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    That'll fix any software fault !
     
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