In multicultural Australia, the opportunity for home cooks to expand their culinary horizons is too tempting to resist. On machines with the Maxtor software, you are prompted for a password before you can view or access the drive. Systems Deploy better infrastructure. Choose the Right Drive. Keeping a backup of your data is somewhat like having an insurance policy for your home – when something bad happens, you really wish you had it. Recover Recover your files. Hard Drives Browse internal drives.

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SSD Boost your performance. The first is a comprehensive backup which creates ‘Restore Points’, which essentially backup a set of data at a given point in time. EMPower Get portable power.

OneTouch II

When the drive is password protected, it is not recognized as a drive on other machines without the Onehouch software if it is plugged in. You may unsubscribe from these newsletters at any time. This is important especially if the drive is lost or stolen as the data cannot be easily retrieved.

Rescue Rescue your data.

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Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. The initial Restore took almost 9 minutes, but subsequent Restore Points of the same dataset took only minutes.

In onettouch, some of the listed capacity is used for formatting and other functions and will not be available for data storage. The One Touch II software also offers users some basic configuration options.

On the front of the unit is a blue backlit button which gives the unit its name -‘one touch’ of this button is all it takes to back up your data once you have configured the software. The unit isn’t exactly small and will occupy a fair chunk of real estate on your desk, ojetouch Maxtor do gain points for the styling. 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.


Just tap the blue button, and the computer copies its files to the drive.

Upgrade Improve your li. 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. The OneTouch II is bigger and much heavier than Ximeta’s NetDisk, although the included stand lets you sit it on its narrow side, freeing up more desk space.

Maxtor OneTouch II – hard drive – GB – USB Overview – CNET

The OneTouch II is encased is a rather heavy, but attractive looking silver case which rests on supplied stand. Exos Achieve greater capacity.

Support rows Support Support. This file will install the English language version of the upgrade. For some reason, this is accessible both as a standalone application item and under the Maxtor menu in the Start Menu, something that is sure to confuse beginner users.

Despite maxgor few minor glitches, the Maxtor One Touch II is a simple, fast and secure way to backup your data. The booklet shows exactly what to do, and the page electronic manual has an excellent troubleshooting section.


Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme review: The external hard drive market is rather crowded these days and there is not much to differentiate the various brands in terms of hardware features. Both drives can work with recent Windows releases as well as Macintosh OS 9. Clicking on the Drive Management icon allows you to view drive information, li the power saving modes or run a basic diagnostic test. Choose the Right Drive. View our privacy policy before signing up. Maxtor OneTouch, security lock slot cable lock sold separately.

One gigabyte, or GB, equals one billion bytes and one terabyte, or TB, equals one thousand billion bytes. On machines with the Maxtor software, you are prompted for a password before you can view or access the drive.

You agree to receive updates, alerts and promotions from CBS and that CBS may share information about you with our marketing partners so that they may contact you by email or otherwise about their products or services. Would you buy this? While we like the convenience of automated Restore Points, onetoucn also like the transparency of being able to view the file contents of Duplicates.