How to reformat a maxtor one touch 4 Tags: Maxtor Mac OS X Last response: August 16, 2011 9:56 PM in Mac Os X Share psgillmd August 16, 2011 9:34:26 PM I'm getting a message that my disk cannot be repaired and must be reformatted. HELP...I'm technologically challenged and none of my children are home More about : reformat maxtor touch psychokineticnz August 16, 2011 9:56:10 PM Hello psgillmd click on "go" in your top toolbar. in the drop down menu, select "utilities" in the window that pops up - click on "disk utility" next, select your maxtor 1 touch drive on the left hand pane and then click on the tab "erase" located at the top of the window. select what type of format you want - fat32 or ntfs if you want to use it with a PC too, or mac osx extended (journaled) for use with a mac only. next click the "erase" button in the lower right corner of the window. click next or okay to any warnings that pop up about wiping the disk (just MAKE SURE you haven't highlighted your mac's disk drive in the first step!!) you should then end up with a freshly formatted one touch drive. regards :-) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumPartition Maxtor One Touch External Hard disk ForumHow do I reformat my Maxtor one touch III with a Mac 0S X ForumMaxtor one touch 4 ForumMaxtor one touch driver for mac ForumMaxtor 1000gb one touch 4 plus ForumMaxtor one touch 4 corrupt ForumMy Maxtor One Touch 4 is nearly full. ForumI have maxtor one touch iii 1Terabyte. How do I reduce content to increase stora ForumMounting maxtor one touch 4 for windows xp ForumIs Maxtor One Touch 4 Mini good for household? ForumCan not see any of my folders in my 500 gig maxtor 4 one touch but I know they a ForumUpgrade Maxtor One Touch external drive? ForumWin7 not recognizing maxtor ext. 200gb one touch ForumMaxtor one touch 500 gig hard drive, no power, not working. ForumMaxtor one touch 4 - access denied ForumHow to break RSD password for blocked sites ForumHow can i add a password to my word document on a mac ForumHow long the mac Disk Utility to check disk ForumHow to reset my administrator password on my macbook pro ForumHow to remove software from PNY usb drive More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !