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    Can I install this myself?   (11 Answers)

    Are there instructions that are fairly easy to follow?

    By Anonymous November 1, 2014.

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      Yes, this is really easy to install on a Mac or PC. The drive has a software that you can use to set everything up OR you can literally just plug it in and start dragging files onto it. Pretty simple.

      By Gnobs November 5, 2014.

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      does stdr10001100 sku 3138005 work with windows 8.1   (8 Answers)

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        Yes - I've been using it with Windows 8.1 with no problems. (I have NOT been using the bundled software - just using it as an external drive).

        By NJLou April 25, 2014.

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        Does this drive backup system files?   (7 Answers)

        Can I do a complete system backup to this drive? Not just music, pictures, documents.

        By Anonymous July 20, 2015.

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          if your hard drive is smaller then 1TB or you haven't used more more than 1TB of space on the hard drive yes, you set up windows backup utility to periodically back up your hard drive

          By rtr2013 July 20, 2015.

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          Will this work for an Xbox One?   (6 Answers)

          Wanting to add storage onto an Xbox one to hold more apps and games.

          By Anonymous February 8, 2015.

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            That is what I use it for. Just have to formate it when you plug it in a rather easy process.

            By dcbelocalweb February 14, 2015.

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            Can I delete old files off the drive, to make room for new file back ups, and how easy is it to do?   (6 Answers)

            By Anonymous September 30, 2015.

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              Yes, it's a real hard drive like the one that's probably in your computer. You get another drive letter for it and it acts like a regular hard drive. You can delete, copy and move files just like on your original drive.

              By NM256 October 17, 2015.

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              Is Seagate Plus Slim 1TB compatible with Windows 10?   (7 Answers)

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                Yes. It works fine with Windows 10. Also works fine with Mac OS X 10.6 and above.

                By Vecchio13 September 16, 2015.

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                How resistant is it to shocks?   (8 Answers)

                from low, medium to high resistant to falls, i would like to know how easy will this stop working since im quite uncareful

                By Anonymous April 4, 2014.

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                  i've dropped it twice on hardwood floor from about 3 feet, still works fine. it seems relatively resistant to falls, but i'd be careful nonetheless.

                  By missb87 September 20, 2014.

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                  Partition?   (6 Answers)

                  I have 3 PCs - 2 desk top, 1 laptop. Can I partition the external drive to backup from each computer separately?

                  By Anonymous March 1, 2015.

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                    Yes, The first thing I do when I buy one of these is to reformat it to get all the proprietary software off it. When you format it you have the option of creating as many partitions as you wish.

                    By keithdewey3 March 6, 2015.

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                    Does this device automatically recycle old backups as new ones come in?   (6 Answers)

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                      No, that depends on how your backup program is set up. If you are using time machine it will overwrite older items.

                      By KeyParty May 13, 2015.

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                      how it works   (6 Answers)

                      does this product use a separate service such as Dropbox for storage (as does MyPassport)? I want storage to be local.

                      By Anonymous September 28, 2015.

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                        You can do either. They have a cloud feature available. Just select the drive to keep it local.

                        By slb767 October 2, 2015.

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