Try it and like I said it worked for me. All in all, it’s a little faster than its older brother, and it performed a full backup of our test system in just more than an hour, half the time of the original OneTouch unit. I am using a mini mac, and it has worked very well with the external drive, but now, my music and all my back ups have disappeared, as though they never existed, then one day it came back for a week, then disappeared again, and now I have no connection working for my mac mine! This conversation is currently closed to new comments. Answer questions, earn points and help others Answer questions. Maxtor Personal Storage
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Unplug your HD, remove drivers The booklet shows exactly what to do, and the page electronic manual has an excellent troubleshooting section. The mobile world might finally get exciting again in It’s also versatile enough to make use of either a FireWire or a USB retrospsctive port, maximising your choices for connections. In addition to the drive, the box includes an AC adapter, a CD with installation and backup software, a setup booklet, a stand, and cables for both interfaces.
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You don’t tell your doctor, when you are trying to solve indigestion, that your elbow does not hurt. Power down, power up again, plug the Maxtor back into the usb port. When I try to import my files back to my computer, it says they are locked and I don’t have access. All in all, it’s a little faster than its older brother, and it performed a full backup of our test system in just more than an hour, half the time oen the original OneTouch unit.
The OS may tell you a reboot is required.
This file will install the English language version of the upgrade. Buying a external drive like this is getting easier and easier to do, the capacity is increasing and its now the best way to add large drives to your machine without fiddling on the inside the PC. Tell us, precisely, what you did see when you “did the disk management thing”, and don’t bother telling us what you did not see.
Create a new discussion If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. The latest Maxtor OneTouch II drive is built around Maxtor’s inch DiamondMax 10 drive, which has 16mb of hardware cache and spins at 7,rpm thats 17 hours of DV video or 4, hours of MP3 music to those of us who are interested in that kind of thing.
The toll-free phone line is open only Monday through Friday from 8 a. Reference Seagate Knowledge Base Article for detailed installation procedures. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates.
Randy Rosenberger Mar 31, The Maxtor OneTouch II drive uses Dantz’s excellent Retrospective Express HD software, which makes backing up drives a breeze, it can be set to do backups each day at a specific matxor if you wish maxfor to. There’s a stand you can use to position the drive vertically, so it takes up less desk space.
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Maxtor’s Web site is a cornucopia of help, from the latest drivers and manuals to FAQs and excellent troubleshooting resources to a thorough and well-staffed online forum. If they are truly locked first of all try this with a single file on the drive single click on the file and then go to the file menu and select get info and see if the “locked” checkbox is shown under general.
I have also been using it as the main drive for storing TV I have recorded from Media Center and GB of storage for TV shows and films is probably more than most of us will need considering we tend to delete the shows once they are watched.
Our test speeds were only slightly more modest, making the OneTouch II easily the fastest device around. Systems Deploy better infrastructure. You should look for an icon a capital M within a blue disc for Maxtor Manager in the taskbar, at the bottom right of the PC’s screen. Hard Drives Browse internal drives. I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher.
There may be ayellow overlay over Maxtor drive, to show it has a problem, so right click onit and select ‘Choose drivers for this device’ to reinstall them. From then on, the supporting Retrospect Express software makes it simple to schedule regular backups, as well as enabling you to create multiple back-up sets and easily retrieve files from any of them. You can’t post answers that contain an email address.
EMPower Get portable power. You said ‘when I load’ so I hope this is note is relevant but I don’t find the OneTouch Maxtor Ertrospective software appears when the drive is plugged in either, so I think this is normal. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.
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