Windows 7 dosen't recognize my Maxtor HD. Tags: Drivers Windows 7 Maxtor HD External Hard Drive Last response: August 7, 2012 6:55 PM in Windows 7 Share SABRMnLgs August 7, 2012 5:30:53 PM Hello, I have a Maxtor One Touch 4+ 500GB External Hard Drive. I have been running Windows XP with it for years with no problems. I recently upgraded to Windows 7 and the Windows 7 won't even recognise my Maxtor External HD. What's up? More about : windows dosen recognize maxtor ram1009 a b $ Windows 7 August 7, 2012 6:06:35 PM Check device manager adn see if the USB ports are functional. Do other USB devices show up? m 0 l RussK1 August 7, 2012 6:55:58 PM Open "Start" and right click "Computer">manage>disk management and see if the drive shows up there. May need to assign a drive letter and format. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources HD maxtor 6y160m0 not recognized by Windows 2008 server Forum how to restore a toshiba satellite laptop to factory settings windows 7 if 0 dosent work Forum Windows 7 does not recognize my HD Forum Windows7 64 bit wont recognize Ati Radeon HD3200/3650 mobility Forum Solvedwindows 7 cannot recognize ethernet cable Forum Windows 7 64 bit dosen't suuport my modem Forum SolvedWindows 7 fresh install doesn't recognize flash drives. Forum SolvedNeither Windows 7 sp1 install disc or Windows XP sp3 on SATA hdd recognize my old 80GB ATA Hdd. Forum Solvedwindows XP won't boot--doesn't recognize HD and I need to save data Forum HD-PNTU3 is not being recognized by Acer Aspire 5517 Windows 7 at all! Forum SolvedWindows 7 Computer Won't Recognize Long-standing External Harddrive Forum SolvedWindows 7 Pro doesn't always recognize data drives...please help! Forum SolvedWindows 7 wont recognize internet connection. Forum SolvedWindows 8 won't recognize AMD Radeon R7 240 Forum SolvedWindows 7 BSOD Now Will not recognize any drives, BIOS will. Forum SolvedMaxtor Powermax for windows 7 Forum SolvedMaxtor shows up in BIOS, cant install Windows 7 Forum Maxtor 1000gb hdd one touch is not working. It won't connect to Windows 7 and the light at the front won't stop flashing. Forum SolvedJust installed msata hard drive and fresh windows 7 install; laptop does not recognize sata hard drive Forum Win 7 ext USB HD's recognized by disk management but do not show up in Windows Explorer. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !