Maxtor External Harddrive Tags: Switch Maxtor Power External Hard Drive Components Last response: February 22, 2003 1:11 AM in Components Share kahchye February 21, 2003 2:17:24 PM Yo, i'm using one of those maxtor external hardrive, 40gig, USB 2.0. Just wonderin how do I power it off since there's no power button on it. Do i just switch off the main switch or wat? would that damage the hard disk? thanks! More about : maxtor external harddrive jihiggs February 21, 2003 5:16:57 PM you dont power it off, you just unplug it. my computer is so fast, it completes an endless loop in less than 4 seconds! kahchye February 22, 2003 1:11:17 AM Do you mean just unplug the USB cable or the power cable? do i hav to power it off as well? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How do I create a partition for my Maxtor One Touch external harddrive Forum Maxtor External Firewire Harddrive Forum Solvedmaxtor one touch iii external storage Forum SolvedExternal Harddrive not responding! Help Forum SolvedExternal Harddrive dropped, unrecognized by Windows; appears in Disk Management, spins Forum SolvedWindows + gaming on 1 TB external harddrive. Forum SolvedTrying to recover data from external harddrive on xp machine Forum SolvedExternal Harddrive Not Accessible Forum SolvedWhat is the best External harddrive Forum SolvedI can't access my External Harddrive in Windows 7 Forum SolvedCorrupted RAW external WD harddrive Forum My external HD Maxtor DiamondMax 21 went use it the other day. Plugged it in ans the fan came on the on/off swich just start Forum Solvedfix my external harddrive Forum Solvedi have a wd essential external harddrive need to get a new one should I stay with same brand Forum SolvedExternal Harddrive will not work with Windows 8 Forum SolvedNTLDR missing!! External Harddrive Forum SolvedCloned USB External Harddrive Won't Boot Forum maxtor external back up Forum Solvedmy toshiba 1TB external harddrive suddenly stopped working. whenever i plug it into a computer there is the usual sound alert Forum SolvedExternal Harddrive Failure, Can I recover my files? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !