All drives in the DiamondMax Plus 8 series are listed below:
Identification: A slimline IDE hard drive with a shiny metallic top and a white Maxtor label in the centre. The "DiamondMax Plus 8" label can be found a third of the way down on the left hand side, whilst the model number will be further down to the left of the first bar code. All DiamondMax Plus 8 models start with the digits "6E0"
1. When the computer is powered on the BIOS will identify the drive as MAXTOR N40P
2. When the computer is powered on the BIOS will fail to identify the drive
3. When the computer is powered on it will fail to start and a knocking noise (produced by the hard disk) will be heard
Cause: DiamondMax Plus 8 drives that are recognised as "MAXTOR N40P" in the BIOS have often sustained damage to their firmware zone.