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If your external hard drive is not being detected in Windows Vista, check this guide out.



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  • rsvr85

    I have a Maxtor 500GB external hard drive, when i plug it in when vista is up and running vista detects it fine. However, when i reboot and the Maxtor is still plugged in it fails to detect it and when i go to open it up vista tells me i need to format the drive. If i unplug the Maxtor and plug it back in, everything is back to normal. Will this guide sort this out?
    Cheers

  • rsvr85

    I have a Maxtor 500GB external hard drive, when i plug it in when vista is up and running vista detects it fine. However, when i reboot and the Maxtor is still plugged in it fails to detect it and when i go to open it up vista tells me i need to format the drive. If i unplug the Maxtor and plug it back in, everything is back to normal. Will this guide sort this out?
    Cheers

  • hard drive not recognized

    nice guide…. thanks for help….

  • nice guide…. thanks for help….

  • Great post. I have been searching for this exact info for a while now. I will bookmark it in the public bookmarking sites to get you more traffic.


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