Maxtor Hard Disk Problem

  James1978 20:25 15 Apr 2004

I bought a new Maxtor Diamondmax 160gig hard drive a month ago, i loaded it with windows xp pro and microsoft office. The disk has now stoped booting up and i carn't get onto my data.

  tony1160 21:12 15 Apr 2004

hello, i have the same drive ,althou not had a month yet i used this click here when i first put drive on , do u have just 1 h/drive

  James1978 21:16 15 Apr 2004

i have the drive attached to my laptop at present

  tony1160 21:20 15 Apr 2004

so i take it you have 2 with maxtor being a 2nd drive? or was it in a desktop pc(more info please)

  tony1160 21:24 15 Apr 2004

more info as, is the drives jumper been changed is the ide cable ata133 has bios setting been changed

  James1978 21:27 15 Apr 2004

It was in my desktop, i have put it in a external usb drive so i can and use the laptop to get data off it

  tony1160 22:36 15 Apr 2004

possible the reason why you cant access anything. have you tried changing the jumper to slave

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