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The included backup software is excellent Dantz backup express. The power brick may be considered clumsy for some, but I suppose the usb port does not supply enough power to drive the device. See All Buying Options.

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Not a big deal but something to consider. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Setup was too easy-I kept re-reading the installation instructions thinking I had missed some steps IE. It installed in 5 minutes, the first time and has worked great ever since.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Please make sure that you are posting in the form of a question. Because backing up is so easy to do, when I did lose the hard drive on one of my laptops, I barely missed a beat after I got it replaced, simply restoring the drive image to make my new laptop look just like my old one.

The restrictions are Windows related, but nevertheless curtail the use of the Maxtor disk drive.


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If both types of connections are available on your PC, I recommend using the Firewire because I feel after some research and tests that it is marginally faster than USB 2 in real world applications. I have been using Maxtor external hard drives for just over a year now and have made recommendations to family and colleagues which have resulted in them buying many of them as well.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This maztor a real useful device for backup and multimedia files. USB or devices will not function under DOS because this technology can only operate in a “Plug-and-Play” operating systems environment.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. I was planning on using the Maxtor disk drive to store large volume of application data as well as to store a drive image of the internal primary hard drive C: This page works best with JavaScript.

The disk drive comes pre-formatted from the factory with a single volume in a huge extended partition using FAT I highly recommend Maxtor external hard drives. With a GB’s of storage actually it’s only about GB’s in reality I can now download my DV’s in their highest quality without worrying about space.


One thing to consider for any potential buyers though. If you need more storage space this is the way to go.

The Firewire cable supplied by Maxtor is a 6-pin to 6-pin cable. I have not noticed any extra noise from it and find the one touch backup functionality convienient for internal drive backup.

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I recently purchased a digital video camera but my Dell laptop only has a 30GB harddrive. This is the very BEST consumer grade external disk drive on the market as of today. These hard drives use both firewire and USB, so you can take the information and hot swap it among multiple computer like a thumb drive or keep it plugged in to a single computer for use a secondary hard drive.

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