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EVERY HARD DRIVE manufacturer usually offers some piece of software that will ease the moving of stuff between the drives, but also proves a good backup tool.
Usually, the hard drive manufacturers team up with utility makers and offer baseline features. Until now, that is.

Seagate has released a version of Disc Wizard and Maxtor's Max Blast 5, but what makes these utilities highly on the "me want" list is the fact that both are based on the OEM version of the excellent True Image app. Disc Wizard and Max Blast utilities now offer a plethora of options that give people options previously offered only by commercial applications. Disc Wizard/Max Blast feature disk drive cloning, full disk imaging, formatting drives, creating partitions, erasing all the data on the drive - for the best price of them all.

There is a grand total of 14 supported languages, and is totally free for owners of hard drives manufactured by Seagate or companies owned by Seagate. You need to have at least one drive in order for this utility to work, but worst case scenario would be using those external USB 2.0 drives by Seagate... when it comes to distribution, you can find this utility on CDs that are shipping with retail drives, or simply download the latest version.

Acronis is a well known company in this biz, but we were surprised to see both Seagate and Acronis keeping their mouths shut and not talking out loud about the co-operation. We wonder is there some agreement over keeping this cooperation silent, but Seagate missed out the fact that this hack uses Seagate drives. If you own Seagate or Maxtor hard drive, don't think - just follow our complementary L'INQs to get the software. µ
http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.js...00dd04090aRCRD
http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.js...00dd04090aRCRD
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This will be cool for Seagate users. Making their drives even faster in terms of tile transfer. Western Digital should bring one out for the Raptors Now that'd be cool
    
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Way to own my pic john
    
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So what keeps this to just seagate drives, can this be used on any drive?
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So what keeps this to just seagate drives, can this be used on any drive?
As long as you have one Seagate/Maxtor drive, you can use it on any hard drive.
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cool I have maxtor
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doesnt work with my seagates in nvraid setup.
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