Windows 7 IT Pro. So if the Legacy driver alone worked for you, it may have been because you did not have any Apple software installed. Proposed as answer by Gary in Fresno Tuesday, January 11, 5: Hi John, Do you know if this new firewire driver was first introduced with Windows Vista? Hi Chris, The driver date mentioned in device manager comes from the INF, and not the driver file itself.

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Maxtor 1394 Storage Front Panel* Drivers

I have tried the Windows 7 Compatibility Web Site, but this did not help. The external HDD maxtog now running quite quickly. One day I decided I was not going to remove each card and replace it to do another test.

Now I can’t say that it didn’t give me alot of aggravation, but I can assure you using the legacy driver is the first step.

Thank you sooooooo much. Until then, I’ve hung my backup off an older computer as network-attached storage. Not an IT pro?

Maxtor 1394 Storage Front Panel Drivers Download

I updated driver and all other but nothing To date, I am unable to solve this problem with Windows 7. When I opened my PC yesterday the Maxtor had dissapeared again. This reulted in the drive failing to be recognised and has the following message in device manager: Can you please look in device manager and see if it shows any errors for your controller? I think I need to reboot for this to reconnect so will finish this post here, except to say even though the drive passed the test I am left with a sense of uncertainty as I reaaly do not see why it passes the test now and would not do so earlier though accept I used a different USB port.


I have the same problem, but I’m afraid to change the driver because of how it might affect my firewire audio interface. Visa there any driver update I could use to make things work? Your PC OS will take care of deciding which is appropriate for you. There was some Apple Mobile Support software. One HD is 1tb and the other is 2tb and both are Firewire b.

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Hi Rick, That’s true in many cases. While I can get one camera to capture video. Not sure if it is because I am running Windows 7 64 bit. Direct Download Success Stats: And now this simple driver fix made everything work perfectly. A flaky power supply.

I have tried the Windows 7 Compatibility Web Site, but this did not help. The drive itself works fine but it would be great to be able to install the front panel driver. Since there are so many negative issues with Firewire compatibility with Windows 7 which is on all new PC desktop and laptop computersI am going to make the change to USB 3 in the future.


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I find it infuriating that you are selling a product for hundreds of dollars, and giving a nonfunctional driver with it! Friday, March 19, 1: I even tried adding legacy devices, but to no avail. The integrated harddisks are not usable any more.

Is there any solution? So maxtod may be your problem After downloading this driver I tried again and then was given a 3rd option when updating. In addition, I found a discuss about this device on Windows 7. Try the Automatic Driver Update Utilityor you can request a driver and we will find it for you.