Category: Storage and Hard Drive
Manufacturer: Maxtor Corp.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 342.1 KB
Operating System: Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 184.108.40.206 / 04/17/2003
Considered as an add-on storage device, the 5000XT USB Drive is a perfect solution for computer systems or networking environments that require large amounts of storage space. By default this particular product can deliver 250 GB of storage capacity to virtually any type of computer system in the market. The installation is simplified by the presence of its Universal Serial Bus interface port which is compatible with the version 2.0 and backwards compatible to the 1.1 version. And since it makes use of the Universal Serial Bus interface port, it is also covered by the Plug and Play functionality present in majority of newer operating system environments. It also takes advantage of the extremely fast data transfer rates that can be achieved by the Universal Serial Bus communication port. The device driver also supports the dual FireWire port for more versatility. The device driver also works with the underlying operating system platform to ensure that the supported hardware component remains hot swappable.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The device driver is designed not only for supporting the communication layer between the 5000XT USB Drive and the host computer system but it is also responsible for invoking proprietary technologies. The device driver makes it possible to implement speedy file backup operations by activating the OneTouch technology of Maxtor. This allows the computer user to initiate and complete a backup process with a touch of a button. The backup process implemented by this technology does not in any way hamper normal computer operations. This means that the backup process is relegated to the background allowing the computer user to complete any pending task. The bundled software application also provides the computer user with an alternative backup method. By using the software application the computer user can allow for the execution of unattended backups which is very ideal in networking environments. The 5000XT USB Drive and its corresponding device driver also supports the stacking of up to 62 drives. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and 5000XT USB Drive errors before installing any driver updates.