Usb External Hard Drive Problem

By emmittjp
Sep 25, 2005
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  1. hi i'm using xp-pro and when i hook up my external hard drive which is a maxtor 6y120lo xp says it finds it installes drivers then it says its installed but will not work properly and want me to remove it what is my next move help please :mad:
  2. patio

    patio TechSpot Maniac Posts: 700

    Have you partitioned and formatted that drive yet ? ?
    If not Windows will not recognise it.
    You can use the Maxtor utilities that shipped with the drive.

    patio. B)
  3. emmittjp

    emmittjp Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    don't have orginal softwere for drive to format or pattition drive any ideas were i can get that
  4. patio

    patio TechSpot Maniac Posts: 700

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