February 02, Permalink. You need to read my follow-up, referenced at the bottom of the review. I have had the Maxtor which has worked fine for about a year now. I too found you via Google! Stephenie July 25, at It will no longer back up my files although it worked fine for the first month.

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Roy June 10, at Do you have any ideas? Thanks again for the comment and for reading.

You may recall I did a review of the Baasics Personal Storage external hard drive and I gave it high marks, but I’ve since discovered a couple of things you should be aware of:. I am having the same problem with my Maxtor I would suggest you call Maxtor Tech Support.

Have exactly the same discovery as you i. maxtor basics personal storage 3200

What usually works is to unplug both the power and the USB cable from the unit for at least 60 seconds, then plug it back in.

Thanks so much for this review. I can still use the drive but only after booting up the pc.

If it is supposed to be compatible, they should be able to help you resolve whether you have a faulty drive or there is some other issue at play here. Thanks again to everyone for posting, you’ve maxtor basics personal storage 3200 a big help. Ben Kimball May 29, at Cathy Baxter July atorage, at The question was regarding formatting the Maxtor two ways to work with a PC and a Mac.

It is now an ‘unknown device’ and personql driver cannot maxtor basics personal storage 3200 found or updated. My Twitter Stream follow me on Twitter. Chnage your bios to boot from: Jay July 04, at I can now read and write to the hard drive with both Mac and PC.

Maka May 22, at I did not have to partition the disc into sections.

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Then I hooked it to my G4 TiBook and lost it! Lady Lunchalot February 21, at Hadn’t considered fixing the problem on the Mac side. I have a Maxtor drive connected to my Mac OS X and want to pass some files to a HP pavilion, but when i connect the drive to the pc, it does maxtor basics personal storage 3200 recognize the drive? Regards GRJ Solution? The drive will maxtor basics personal storage 3200 work for about a week, and then I have to do it again.

I know mac os better than windows so I would like to fix the problem on the Mac.

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Just one maxtor basics personal storage 3200 for you. I just wonder if I leave it plugged in and therefore on all the time, if this will have an impact on the long-term life of the drive. The power light is on and I’ve tried it with different USB leads and on two computers. I hope it helps others with a similar problem.

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I have tried on 3 different computers and have read on other websites it was dead when you get the code 10 error. I have searched the internet, googled it, and searched the Seagate site as well.

This can all be changed in your BIOS.