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 :-) m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How do I reformat my Maxtor one touch III with a Mac 0S X Forum Maxtor one touch 4 not always found Forum SolvedMy Maxtor One Touch 4 is nearly full. Forum SolvedMaxtor one touch 4 Lite 1TB replacement power adapter Forum Maxtor one touch 4 mini backup failures and errors Forum Maxtor one touch 4 plus software download for mac Forum Does anyone know how to get stuff of a maxtor one touch external drive that will Forum Maxtor one touch 4 Forum Maxtor one touch 4 plus user manual Forum Maxtor one touch 4 no external drives selected Forum Maxtor one touch 4 not recognized Forum Maxtor one touch 4 power adapter Forum Maxtor 1000gb one touch 4 plus Forum I have maxtor one touch iii 1Terabyte. How do I reduce content to increase stora Forum Maxtor one touch 4 corrupt Forum Maxtor 1000 gb hdd one touch 4 plus power voltage Forum Maxtor 1000 gb hdd one touch 4 plus power voltage Forum Mounting maxtor one touch 4 for windows xp Forum Maxtor one touch 4 plus 1tb user guide Forum How do I create a partition for my Maxtor One Touch external harddrive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Mac Os X categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !