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Can't see hard drive

clm9944

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#1
I'm having the same problem with my maxtor SATA 2.... has been going on for a couple months now. When I continuously shut my computer on and off, it eventually sees the hard drive. I have no idea what it is...

clm9944 is referring to this thread.
Edited by RandyL
 

clm9944

FPCH New Member
Joined
Aug 23, 2008
Messages
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Location
Florida
PC Experience
Some Experience
#3
Thanx for moving my post, wasn't sure where to put it. :)
I think you are right, it probably is failing but everything the previous poster said happened to me. I also had a power failure, they are common where I live. I have a APC battery backup which shut my computer down and thats when it started happening. I went to maxtor and downloaded their diagnostic and it found 2 minor problems in the registry, fixed it and all was fine. Few days later the hard drive was missing... thats a shame as my hard drive is less than a year old because my 2 year old hard drive quit on me. I find it odd that 2 hard drives are failing in such a short period of time. I have another computer that is 9 years old that still uses the same off brand hard drive with no problems.