Error on external hard drive

  zincy 18:14 08 Sep 2005

hey there

I got an External Hard Drive, (maxtor) with a self built enclosure. It was working fine, until today, whilst I was transfering data. An error message popped up. So i restarted the hard disk, and not ti doesnt show up in my computer, but in the safety removal part, it says the hard drive is in place?
any ideas?

  chris05 18:17 08 Sep 2005

It just so happens I had the same problem with a drive found out it was a faulty external case.

  zincy 18:18 08 Sep 2005

ok i try and take the hard disk out and see

  howard60 18:24 08 Sep 2005

if you have xp or me you could try a system restore.

  zincy 18:55 08 Sep 2005

hello i tried to put the maxtor drive on as a slave. It detects it but shows it as 0 bytes? and it says access denied?
yes i'm running windows xp home

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