Thanks for your feedback, it helps us improve the site. Hi, I would suggest you to try the steps from the following link: Did this solve your problem? It keeps reporting the drive is busy or in use. It seems to me that The Maxtor Being a “removable device” needs to be unplugged and plugged in again whenever you restart your computer, Perhaps this is what is happening, However as in my case I continued to do this until until the my computer got to rely on the new hard drive so much it could not run without it. Posted on Dec 04,

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I have the same question It will rebuild the drive and hopefully recover the files. I hope you find this helpful. What happens when I connect my external drive for the first time? Click “Add” to insert your video. The email address entered is already on to an account.

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Support rows Support Support. With your computer on, plug in external drive and switch on, it should then give a signal to your computer that a new device has been added.

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