What kind of cable does my external drive use?
This article discusses the connections available on every kind of Seagate and Maxtor-brand external hard drive, the environment in which it is best to use each one, and provides connection instructions.Read More
How to use an external drive without any special software
Many, even most, Seagate and Maxtor-brand external drives are sold with bundled backup and management software. However, in some cases it is not possible to use such software.Read More
Drivers & Firmware
Maxtor OneTouch Mac OS X Driver Update
This software contains an updated FireWire driver needed for use with Maxtor OneTouch drives in a Mac OS X (versions 10.2.7 and newer) environment.
The onetouch_os_x_update_sept04_2003.pkg.sit is a self-extracting file containing an updated FireWire driver needed for use with the Maxtor OneTouch drives in a Mac OS X (versions 10.2.7 and newer) environment. Learn more
Maxtor OneTouch MacIntel Update
This software provides Maxtor OneTouch program functionality on Apple Intel Core Duo (MacIntel) computers and Mac Power PCs running OS X 10.3.9 or newer. Learn more
Maxtor OneTouch II Mac OS 9 Update Utility
This update allows the Maxtor DriveLock security feature, the diagnostic utility and the performance feature to be enabled for Mac OS version 9.x for FireWire. Learn more
Retrospect Express HD Update for Maxtor OneTouch
This software contains Retrospect Express HD for use with original Maxtor OneTouch and Maxtor OneTouch II drives. This program will only work on compatible Windows operating systems (it is not for use on Macintosh computers). This file will install the English language version of the upgrade. This EMC Retrospect Express HD software upgrade is only available to Maxtor OneTouch and Maxtor OneTouch II customers who have original installations of Dantz Retrospect Express HD installed on a Windows PC. Learn more