Under Disk Drives in Device Manager, there is no listing for your Maxtor
drive with "USB Device" appended? Under the USB controllers is there a USB
Mass Storage Device?
I assume you have done numerous system restarts and even powered on and off.
If not ... try it.
The personal opinion of
Gary G. Little
"Sudsy" <Sudsy@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I have been using this external hard drive for several months with no
> problem. This week I started receiving errors stating my back up failed.
> When I checked the system was trying to back up to D Vista Recovery Drive.
> When checking my computer-the external hard drive is not listed. I have
> checked everything I can per the instructions on the Seagate website. My
> system states the drivers are fine, everything is fine, except the
> drive doesnt appear. I was going to unistall all of the Maxtor
> and reinstall. I was able to uninstall one, but I get an error when
> to remove Maxtor Encryption or One Touch III. It tells me to complete the
> installation. Nothing is running for this hd in processes. Any
> would be appreciated.