Category: Storage USB
Manufacturer: Maxtor Corporation
Caution Level: Intermediate
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 2000
Release Date: 28 Jun 2001
Maxtor USB Drive is a solidly built drive that has a back up software which has been enhanced. It is utilized for external storage (general purpose). Maxtor OneTouch II External USB Drive is one version of Maxtor USB Drive. It is sleek and roomy drive that is available in either 300GB or 250GB versions and has another version of Retrospect. One Touch II is easy to install and only needs power and USB 2.0 (or FireWire connection). The driver is held vertically by cradle and button that is large and illuminated and is used to initiate backups. One can also redefine the button so as to launch a button of choice. One can choose the frequency and the time of backups and then select particular folders or the whole drive. The back up is comprehensive and is purposed to run unattended daily after work hours.
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
Maxtor's OneTouch II has the following features; one, it has a one touch button which enables one to make backups copies of his or her files. It is also the perfect storage for music, video editing, photos, as well as creating graphics that are high-end. It has Maxtor Drive Lock that protects the contents of drive if it is lost or stolen. It uses user interface for security, drive management, and also backup scheduling for windows. Its cache buffer is 7200 RPM, 16MB while its dual interfaces include those that are compatible with USB 1.1 and 2.0 and Firewire. Maxtor's OneTouch II is expandable and can connect up to sixty two FireWire devices and can also link to one hundred and twenty seven USB 2.0 devices that have USB hubs. It is advisable for the users of Maxtor's OneTouch II to only use the most recent versions of the drivers so as to avoid device conflicts. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Maxtor USB Drive errors before installing any driver updates.