Therefore it was useless. Therefore I would say "Stay away from it
Big guy, Amazon
23 March 2015
Summary: This unit has a basic problem. It can lose drive letter identification. Which means no access to data. The one I got would not get a drive lerrer Identification. Even though the device manager recognized it and said all is well. Therefore it was useless. Therefore I would say "Stay away from it.
Summary: I did not use this drive for any heavy back work at all. The last time I had it out it was making a clicking noise.I should have done a full backup at that point. Today I turned it on and you could feel the disc platters screeching to a halt. Dead.
Summary: I've got this 750 GB drive in 2008 and back then this was a lot of storage. It has FireWire for fast file transfer and lasted few years. Several months ago though my computer stopped recognising the drive. The drive itself started making funny noises.
Summary: I have had two of this model USB hard drive, purchased both at one time on sale. One failed in a about a year; the second one lasted about 3 months. I am hoping that it is a failure in the case and not the drive itself and will purchase a new case and controls to hopefully be able to access my...
Summary: I am in the process of trying to access the data on this drive without success. I have been working on it all day as I really need to recover some important files. If you google the drive you will discover that Maxtor is now owned by Seagate and although Windows 7 says this drive is compatible...
Summary: This drive was full of data, when I called the person that apparently owned it, they were shocked. His wife sold it at a yard sale. I erased it for him, and he was grateful. I don;t know how this drive ended up being sold in the first place, but it was a rip off, and died after the first bunch of...
Summary: Due to the incredibly poor construction quality, it is not only possible, it is easy, to insert the fire-wire cable in upside down. Properly constructed devices that conform to standards do not present this risk. This device can destroy other computer equipment.