Maxtor basics protable usb device 80gb:Access denied Tags: Hard Drives USB Devices Maxtor Storage Last response: November 30, 2011 1:15 PM in Storage Share miche74 November 30, 2011 8:57:52 AM Hello, I cannot access the device. The pc sees the device but when i click on, it says : Access denied the directory is damaged or unreadble. Can you help? Hope you can ... More about : maxtor basics protable usb device 80gb access denied yasir siddiqui November 30, 2011 11:21:47 AM log on with your computer administrator and check again, there is privilege problem and your local user don't have rights. WyomingKnott a c 289 G Storage November 30, 2011 12:48:52 PM If it's not a protection problem, as yasir siddiquie suggests, you can try recovery programs like EASEUS Partition Recovery, Recuva, or any of the dozen mentioned in these threads. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer matysekdot November 30, 2011 1:15:45 PM Maxtor aren't 100% compatible with nVidia chipset, but try: - Get EventID - NT5.x or NT6.x chkdsk X: /B /X /R /F /V - S.M.A.R.T. - Test your HDD (UBCD etc.) - Trash or recovery (Easeus, Testdisc, ... etc.) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Maxtor basic portable USB Device: Access denied Forum Access Denied while updating USB Device Driver Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !