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Maxtor BlackArmor: Configure for First Use

This flash tutorial will guide you through configuring your BlackArmor portable drive for its first use.

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Seagate and Maxtor Compatibility Chart for Windows Vista

This article lists which Seagate and Maxtor 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 proper function of external drives.

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Will my drive work with Windows 7?

This article lists which Seagate and Maxtor-brand drives are compatible with Windows 7, as well as the compatibility of software bundled with those drives.

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Top Articles

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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Cabling Overview

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

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How To's

Troubleshooting

Downloads

Software

Software

  • Maxtor BlackArmor Software

    How to retrieve the software for the Maxtor BlackArmor in case the software has been deleted from the drive. Learn more

Utilities

Utilities

  • SeaTools for Windows

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

Specifications

 
Capacity
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