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- Before Maxtor 6YL0... now CALYPSO
May 2, 2005, 5:43 am
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I have two HDD MAXTOR DIAMONDMAX PLUS 9 80GB
They worked always fine.
But from one day to another the two HDDs showed the same problem, almost
Whereas before the BIOS recognized them as MAXTOR 6Y080...., now PC does not
start, and entering the BIOS - with many diffulties - they are recognized as
CALYPSO, whitout any other information.
I tried to use Powermax or Maxblast, but on the primary IDE there is not any
The same if I connect the HDD to secondary IDE.
On the same PC I am using other Maxtor HDDs, without problems.
On the WEB I read that many pepole had the same problem, due to the fact
that HDDs lost firmware.
It is possible to restore the firmware on HDDs? Thare is any software to do
Re: Before Maxtor 6YL0... now CALYPSO
You know this sounded like a weird problem so I looked it up and a few
people who claim the firmware changed and has similar problems like
you -------the responses say no way could it do that.
And others say you cant flash the firmware from your PC.
Have you tried running the powermax diagnostic program to zero out
your Hard disk from a different PC? Or using FDISK you know DOS
utilities and FIX MBR in the recovery console mode? Maybe even
spinrite. Also try manually putting in the parameters for your HD in
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