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zerxyx

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maxtor hard drive
« on: September 08, 2005, 01:10:27 PM »
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i have a maxtor personal storage 3100 external hard drive. i am trying to access it through ms explorer and i get an error message that says

"I:\ is not accessible
the request could not be performed because of an I/O device error"

what can i do????!!??!

Peccavi



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    Re: maxtor hard drive
    « Reply #1 on: September 08, 2005, 04:36:57 PM »
    1.This problem is typically caused by a failing cable that connects the drive to the computer. Check all the cables and be sure they are placed firmly.
    2.Run SFC and see if it replaces any missing OS files.
    To run SFC go to
    -Start
    -Run
    -and type sfc/scannow or from command window type the same thing.

    3.Uninstall and re- install the drive.
    « Last Edit: September 08, 2005, 04:45:28 PM by peccavi »
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