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5.3 out of 10

Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus

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Overall 6
6.0

"Dudes you're making me nervous, mine is still ticking."

IRONDELLES, CNET
28 June 2010
  • Pros: Seems to be the only HD on the market with password and encryption for Window, not Linux, for those who need it
  • Cons: Software is not fully compatible with Vista-64bit nor Window7-64bit. Can't even get to tech support line before Seagate owns Maxtor. Plug and chuck?
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Overall 6
6.0

"Watch the blinking light..."

CNET
5 May 2009
  • Pros: Worked great on my iMac intel. Very quiet. Simple to use.
  • Cons: Moved to my HP Touchsmart PC / Windows Vista and reformatted for NTFS... Works, but the white button-light blinks forever and ever. According to Maxtor board, blinking light is a common issue and is sometimes accompanied by other problems.
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Overall 6
6.0

"Maxtor/Seagate external storage"

lfreel, CNET
11 January 2009
  • Pros: Quiet with handy software utility for automatic scheduled backup. Very quiet.
  • Cons: Software not fully functional on Vista but does not affect performance. Read/Write light always on.
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Overall 6
6.0

Works OK, a few minor complaints

Greg Olson, Amazon
4 August 2008
  • Summary: I was shopping for a large USB drive to serve as a backup device for my videos, music, system files, etc, and ran across this. I liked the looks of this maxtor drive as the external casing was fairly sturdy. In addition, it had some "maxtor backup" software included on the hard drive (which I figured I could use), and so I picked it up. Overall, I'm satisfied with the hardware. It's quiet, runs cool, and so far as been reliable (a couple months).
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Overall 6
6.0

Seagate Maxtor One Touch 4 Plus

mjrodney "mjrodney", Amazon
9 February 2008
  • Summary: I purchased this drive in preparation for backing up key files and photos. The plan was to back up these files prior to re-formatting my PC's drive and re-installing Windows XP. The installation instructions seemed straight forward, and the built in software on the Maxtor One Touch 4 drive is pretty much automatic, walking you through the formatting routine. Soon had my files stream merrily along to their new home on the Maxtor One Touch Plus.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good but not perfect

Rodney Myers, Amazon
23 January 2008
  • Summary: The good: The read and write speed is good enough for backups and media storage, and it offers USB and FireWire connections. Ample space. Quiet enough and small enough -- though not small enough to carry in a laptop bag. The software has a nice interface. The software is basic, but I don't complain about that because it did not cost me extra. The software does support encryption, which you can use to store personal data. The bad: Bad customer service by e-mail.
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Overall 6
6.0

Buen producto, pero fragilidad elevada

Xemante, Ciao
13 May 2009
  • Excerpt: Hola, Me compre un HDD maxtor hace un año y luego de utilizarlo todos los dias. Un dia Me deja de funcionar. Reviso el transformador y funciona correctamente. Cuando lo conecto enciende fugazmente la luz frontal y luego se apaga. Creo que el producto deberia tener proteccion contra sobretensiones y algun fusible de proteccion, pero no se han acordado y luego suceden estos problemas. Yo recomiendo que se mantenga desconectado cuando no se utilice.
  • Pros: Precio muy bueno
  • Cons: Si deja de funcionar, no me restituyen la informacion que es lo mas importante .
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Overall 6
6.0

Buen disco duro pero tiene un pequeño/gran problema

jularaXD, Ciao
19 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Tengo un disco duro One Touch 4 de Maxtor desde hace un año y medio y nunca me ha dado ningún problema hasta hace poco, que por culpa del diseño en vertical y la base tan estrecha, se tumbó y dejo de funcionar totalmente. La calidad del disco no es mala, pero al estar depie, es fácil que se tumbe y ya te puedes despedir de este y todo lo gravado, ya que la marca me clava 700 dolares para recuperar datos.
  • Pros: Velocidad, precio
  • Cons: El diseño
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