Maxtor does not offer hard driver repair advice online. Maxtor.com redirects to Seagate's website, Seagate.com, which does not offer hard drive repair advice for Maxtor products. Maxtor is a brand of hard disk drives that has belonged to Seagate since 2006.
Maxtor was an American hard disk manufacturer founded in 1982 by three former IBM employees. Throughout its history the company underwent severe financial troubles, leading to its sale to Seagate in 2006 for 1.9 billion. By that time, Seagate was the third largest hard disk drive manufacturer in the world. Seagate continued to market the Maxtor brand until 2009.