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Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
« Reply #15 on: April 08, 2008, 10:18:51 AM »
MaxBlast software should only be used for Maxtor drives.
You should only be using the latest version.
Maxtor has been bought by Seagate so if these drives are newer you should be using the Seagate software.

But we've been through all of this before and it seems like about every 3 months it starts all over again.
   
 
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    Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
    « Reply #16 on: April 09, 2008, 05:33:14 AM »
    Differnt problems an issues.
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    Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
    « Reply #17 on: April 09, 2008, 09:14:23 AM »
    If you insist.
       
     
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      Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
      « Reply #18 on: April 09, 2008, 02:54:59 PM »
      Heres something new okay I put in norton so that it could do a memory scan cause I couldnt find the link PAtio usually puts up for it.  So now it locks up right in the logo before the post, I have to force it to the BIOS an for it to post, then it ends up stopping an wont go into windows.  It doesnt even boot to the cd drive.
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        Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
        « Reply #19 on: April 09, 2008, 03:43:37 PM »
        1.  Memory.  You can test the system memory using "MemTest86" located at www.memtest86.com.  Follow the "Free Download" link on their website and read the documentation on how to use the program.

        Of course you need the system to POST before you'll be able to run it.  Does the system successfully POST?

        2.  Locks Up.  Do you know about "thermal paste" (or something equivalent) that's placed between processor and heatsink to facilitate heat flow from processor?
        « Last Edit: April 09, 2008, 04:03:54 PM by dahlarbear »

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          Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
          « Reply #20 on: April 09, 2008, 03:52:48 PM »
          I have it know thanks to Patio.  I'm not going to take off my heatsink, yes I do have the pastey stuff on there.
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            Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
            « Reply #21 on: April 11, 2008, 06:18:00 AM »
            I'm going to see if connecting an IDE drive wont help.
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              Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
              « Reply #22 on: April 11, 2008, 07:27:44 AM »
              An error cam up that I noticed when enter the BIOS , Primary Master DRive - ATAPI incompatible.  So I disabled the DVD Drive ened up haveing to unplug it.  It works okay an boots into windows but the HD still have the problem an the IDE still sees it.  So I ran Norton an I told it to scan the pc but I dont know if it did the RAM but it didnt find anything. 
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                Re: Maxtor Unformateable Drives Maxtor Brand??
                « Reply #23 on: April 13, 2008, 04:57:12 AM »
                Do it scan the RAM as well when I tell it to scan the pc.  Or is it a seperate command?
                Windows 7 RC Tester.  Working on it.  Your monitor says etchasketch on the side!

                If I fall who is there to pick me up now.  I stand alone but I stand as the gaurdian for whom I wish to protect.  The sound of my blade utters my name as you fall.  For I shall not move.  For those that forsake the very people are wosres