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The easy

hard drive.

External USB Storage
Quick Start Guide


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  • Page 1: Hard Drive

    The easy hard drive. External USB Storage Quick Start Guide...

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    Easy Installation Find a nice spot for your new hard drive. It can stand on end or lie flat, and will perform best when placed on a stable surface free from vibration. Plug the power and USB cables into the back of the drive. Plug the power cable into an outlet.

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    Easy To Use Drive Lights The red circle on the front of the drive tells you about the drive’s status. • Red Circle On: Drive is ready. • Red Circle Spinning: Drive is in use. Back-Up Software Easy-to-use back-up software comes pre-installed on your new drive. Before you back up, you’ll need to install a copy of this software onto your PC.

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    When you’re ready to perform a back up, just click the “Back Up” button. If you need help with installation or use of the back-up software, click the “Help” button on any screen or visit Hitachi Technical Support at One-Button Back Up The red-ringed button on the front of your new drive makes it easy to start a back up.

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    Turning Off Your Drive To avoid data loss or corruption, it’s important to tell your computer to stop communicating with your hard drive before switching off the drive or removing any cables. In Windows OS: Close all applications that may be using the drive. Click the “Safely Remove Hardware”...

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    Make sure the location you choose for your drive is well ventilated and away from heat sources or electromagnetic fields produced by electrical devices such as air conditioners, radio and TV transmitters, etc. Need More Help? Contact Hitachi Technical Support via email:, or visit the web:

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    Machine is a fixed period of 1 year commencing on your date of purchase. A valid proof of purchase may be required. If you do not have a valid proof of purchase, the warranty period will be measured from the date of sale from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies to the authorized Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Distributor.

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    The warranty does not cover the repair or exchange of a Machine resulting from misuse, accident, modification, unsuitable physical or operating environment, improper maintenance by you, or failure caused by a product for which Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is not responsible. The warranty is voided by removal or alteration of Machine or parts identification labels.

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    30336 Whipple Road, Bldg. F Union City, CA 94587, United States When warranty service involves the exchange of a Machine or part, the item Hitachi Global Storage Technologies or your reseller replaces becomes its property and the replacement becomes yours. You may obtain an RMA by contacting the appropriate Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Call Center or at

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    Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine while it is 1) in Hitachi Global Storage Technologies’ possession or 2) in transit in those cases where Hitachi Global Storage Technologies is responsible for the transportation charges.

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    Circumstances may arise where, because of a default on Hitachi Global Storage Technologies’ part or other liability, you are entitled to recover damages from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies. In each such instance, regardless of the basis on which you are entitled to...

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    References in this package to Hitachi Global Storage Technologies products, programs, or services, do not imply that Hitachi intends to make these available in all countries in which it operates. Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the US and/or other countries.

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