Retrospect Express HD Update for Maxtor OneTouch

This software contains Retrospect Express HD for use with original Maxtor OneTouch and Maxtor OneTouch II drives.

Release Notes

Express_HD_EN_1_1_127.exe is a self-extracting archive/installer containing Retrospect Express HD, for use with original Maxtor OneTouch and Maxtor OneTouch II drives. This program will only work on compatible Windows versions, and is not for use on Mac computers. This file will install the English language version of the upgrade. This EMC Retrospect Express HD software upgrade is available to only Maxtor OneTouch and Maxtor OneTouch II customers that have original installations of Dantz Retrospect Express HD installed on their Windows computer.


  • Step 1

    Safely remove, power down, and then disconnect your OneTouch drive(s) from your Windows computer.

  • Step 2

    Download the Express_HD_EN_1_1_127.exe file to your Windows desktop.

  • Step 3

    Once downloaded, double-click on the Express_HD_EN_1_1_127.exe file.

  • Step 4

    When prompted, click Unzip to extract files to your computer.

  • Step 5

    When the software finishes extracting, a window displays, notifying you that 11 file(s) unzipped successfully. Click OK to proceed. At this point, EMC Retrospect Express HD 1.1 Update prepares to install to your computer.

  • Step 6

    The Welcome screen is displayed. Click Next to continue.

  • Step 7

    The License Agreement is displayed. Review this agreement, click on the I accept the terms of the license agreement radio button and click Next to continue.

  • Step 8

    The customer information screen is displayed. In the fields provided, type in your User Name and your Organization (optional). Click on either the Anyone who uses the computer (all users) or Only for me radio button and then click Next to continue.

  • Step 9

    The Setup Type screen is displayed. Maintain the Recommended setting and click Next to continue.

  • Step 10

    The Ready to Install the Program screen is displayed. Click Install to start the installation update. At this point, a status window displays the installation progress of the software.

  • Step 11

    When finished, the InstallShield Window Complete screen displays. Click Finish to complete the installation.

  • Step 12

    Shutdown your PC and connect your OneTouch/OneTouch II drive to your computer. When both power and interface cables are securely attached, turn on the OneTouch/OneTouch II drive.

    Step 13

    The installation is complete. Turn on your computer.

  • More Information

    Seagate suggests that you install the Maxtor OneTouch Settings Update, if needed, in conjunction with EMC Retrospect 1.1 Update. To determine if you need this update, open (My) Computer.


    If you see an icon called Maxtor Locked Drives, then install the OneTouch Settings Update.


    If you do not see an icon called Maxtor Locked Drives, then the OneTouch Settings Update is not necessary.


    NOTE: Reference Document ID: 189361 for detailed installation procedures for the Maxtor OneTouch Settings Update.