Maxtor External Hard Drive Not Working

"My Maxtor external hard drive is not working on my computer. How can I recover data from the external?"

"All files not showing in Maxtor portable hard drive because the portable HDD stops working when I connect it to my computer. Is it possible to restore my videos from the Maxtor portable hard drive?"

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Probably, you have posted the similar question on forum? Or you are right looking for external hard drive data recovery software that could help rescue photos or videos from your Maxtor external HDD since it is not showing up on PC?

Keep reading! We will introduce solution for data recovery when your Maxtor external hard drive stops working and becomes inaccessible.

Data Recovery When Maxtor Portable Hard Drive Not Work

You may doubt why won't my external hard drive show up on my computer? Usually, your Maxtor external hard drive will stop working due to various kinds of reasons, but data recovery is always possible as long as the external HDD is not physically damaged. You can free download iCare Data Recovery Free to retrieve files from Maxtor external hard drive on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 /8, etc when it is not working.

Steps to Recover Data from Maxtor External That Is Not Readable

Preparation: Download and install iCare Data Recovery on PC. Connect the Maxtor external hard drive to the PC and run the software.

download data recovery software

Step1. Select proper scan mode after running software.

select recovery mode

Step2. Choose the Maxtor external hard drive to scan.

wait while scanning

Step3. Preview and save the needed files.

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More Situations That Maxtor USB Hard Drive Stops Working

You may receive different kinds of error messages when your Maxtor USB hard drive is not working. Usually, iCare Data Recovery is available for data recovery when you get the similar messages on your Maxtor USB HDD as below:

When receiving the similar error message, the first thing you need to do is to run the data recovery software to extract all important files off the Maxtor portable HDD and then you can make every effort to fix the problem.

The Bottom Line

Usually, Maxtor removable hard drive will not work in situation that your removable HDD is corrupted or damaged due to virus infection, bad sectors, improper operation and more other reasons. iCare Data Recovery supports to recover different kinds of files in batch such as excel files recovery, word file recovery, video file recovery, audio file recovery, etc when Maxtor removable hard drive is not showing up on computer or under Disk Management. Free download the software now!

Last updated on Nov 28, 2023

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