This external hard drive is a great solution for those with computers that are filling up quickly or those who need idiot-proof backups. The problem with restore points is that individual files within them are not accessible on the One Touch II. In addition to software security, Maxtor has also provided a security slot at the back of the unit, allowing it to be kept in place with a cable. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more. One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes.

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Perhaps our biggest gripe with the backup process was the lack of any indication of time remaining. Maxtor OneTouch, security madtor slot cable lock sold separately. Over the course of two weeks, we gave the GB Maxtor OneTouch II a hard workout by transferring files, playing music and videos, and performing nightly backups.

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Importantly, Maxtor hasn’t neglected the security conscious with the One Touch II maxtoor users to set a password to protect their data.

Thus if you are searching for a particular file which has been backed up some time in the past, then you will have to manually restore each restore point until you find it – a rather time consuming process.

Choose the Right Drive. Plug in the USB 2. The other issue we found with backups in general is that you are restricted to backing up data only on local drives – the OneTouch II did not recognize network drives and network folders, which is a notable omission. A solid 2-in-1 detachable with excellent connectivity. This program mxtor only work on compatible Windows operating systems.

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Maxtor OneTouch II (300GB)

An option to schedule Duplicates would be absolutely ideal. The OneTouch II now comes with DriveLock security, a utility that adds password protection for access to the drive, although it doesn’t encrypt data.

With mzxtor one-year warranty, the OneTouch II comes with coverage that is similar to that of external drives from competitors such as Iogear and Western Digital. When the drive is password protected, it is not recognized as a drive on other machines without the Maxtor software if it is plugged in. Support rows Support Support.

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Maxtor’s OneTouch II external hard drive picks up where the original OneTouch leaves off, offering larger capacities, higher performance, and added security to protect your most precious digital secrets.

Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. The problem with Duplicates is that they cannot be scheduled – you have to initiate them manually on demand and multiple Duplicates cannot be stored as the older ones are simply overwritten.

Maxtor OneTouch II 300GB External 7200RPM (E04G300) HDD

You can also configure the One Touch button to launch another application, but this is rather a useless function. Would you buy this? The Firewire ports can be used to transfer video directly from your digital camera or notebook or you can use the USB 2.


OneTouch Quick Start Card. We did not know how long a back up would take, as all we were presented with was the rather mysterious “This may take a while. Unfortunately, if you forget your password and can’t supply the correct answers to the software prompts, you’ll be locked out of the drive. I need power rouch lots touvh it.

This program will only work on compatible Windows Operating Systems. Out of the box, the OneTouch II is scheduled to back up your system regularly, but you can reschedule automatic backups and change the files you want copied by using the improved OneTouch II interface.

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The unit isn’t exactly small and will occupy a fair chunk of real estate on your desk, but Maxtor do gain points for the styling. Play Enhance your gameplay.

We tested out the Maxtor by performing both types of backups on 3.