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.
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.