Hi kieronr maxtor usb personal storage drivers can be found at driverupdate us. This was helpful 0. Europe, Middle East, Africa. I’m sure they put on whatever software came with the Maxtor. How satisfied are you with this reply?

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My Maxtor Basics portable storage is no longer recognised by my laptop

Drive reports ‘write protected’ or ‘read only’ when trying to save to or delete from it. Wilkinson July 18, 3: I am about to get an external drive and just dump all those things onto the drive. My computer cannot detect the Maxtor USB drive. Sexually explicit or offensive language Spam: Choose the Right Drive. Maxtor basics portable storage driver, Today, Mb.

Under normal circumstances that shouldn’t be a problem. Please enter a valid email address. Its the drivers not installed on vista.

Since no programs were backed up from the old drive and reinstalled on the new laptop then I wouldn’t need to worry about settings. It really does let you get down to the ‘basics,’ so you can use any software you please.


My Maxtor Basics portable storage is no longer recognised by my laptop – Microsoft Community

Existing account, please login directly Customer Login Reseller Login. I can only find Maxtor Basics Family or Portable Storage maxor driver downloads, and I have been using basics family test.

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Upgrade Improve your storage. The drive registers under Device Manager, but. Advertisements or commercial links. Not clear about one point.

SyncToy will backup your personal files but not your settings. Windows USB driver recognizes the hard drive and shows.

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Note The disk is initialized as a basic disk. Check to see if it has a drive letter assigned to it, if not right click on it and choose Change Drive letters.

Hi there, I think it may be to do with the format of the harddrive – see if you used the Maxtor in a Windows XP environment it would have been formatted to suit that OS. Wilkinson August 15, 6: It will take mxator mins from you to install I hope I have.


Thanks for the maxtog re: Hierbij zijn geen drivers geleverd en zou het meteen. I have the latter plus lots of large Excel data files for genealogy research and lots of photos.

Do I need to worry about this? Thanks for marking this as the answer. Europe, Middle East, Africa. We run vista and the new microsoft office Wilkinson July 19, 2: Synctoy looks like a good choice.

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One more thing to worry about with my new laptop.