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Use the USB-C to USB-C cable to connect Expansion SSD to your computer's USB-C port. If your computer doesn't have a USB-C port, use the USB-C to USB-A cable to connect Expansion SSD to a USB-A port.
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Using a file manager such as Finder or File Explorer, open Expansion SSD and launch Start Here Win or Start Here Mac.
Enter your information and click Register.
Some external SSD drives may experience slower performance if large amounts of data are copied all at once. This occurs when the high-speed cache is filled with no pauses to allow the cache to clear. To maintain optimal performance, periodically allow the cache to optimize the drive by doing the following:
For more details, see the following knowledge base article from Seagate support: Optimizing External SSD drive write performance.