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Seagate and Maxtor Compatibility Chart for Windows Vista

This article lists which Seagate and Maxtor-brand drives are compatible with Windows Vista, as well as the compatibility of software bundled with those drives.

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Windows 7 or Vista requests drivers for an external drive

Windows 7 or Vista sometimes encounters problems locating the drivers necessary for the correct functioning of external drives.

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Cabling Overview

Learn about the types of cables used with Seagate's drives.

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What happens when I connect my external drive for the first time?

Find out what to expect when you connect and turn on your external USB or FireWire drive in Windows 7, Vista, XP or 2000.

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How To's





  • Maxtor Basics Desktop Autorun Icons

    Windows Autorun icons for the Maxtor Basics Desktop external drive. Learn more



  • SeaTools for Windows

    The quick diagnostic tool that checks the health of your drive. Learn more


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