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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.

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Where can I get the most popular downloads for my hard drive?

Find where to get the most popular downloads for your hard drive.

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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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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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What kind of cable does my external drive use?

This article will discuss the connections available on every kind of Seagate and Maxtor-brand external hard drive, the environment in which it is best to use each, and instructions for each connection.

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Cabling Overview

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

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