May 20, 2008
Tip and Trick Editorial

Seagate DiscWizard or Maxtor MaxBlast (Acronis True Image Home 10 OEM) Free Download

Seagate DiscWizard and Maxtor MaxBlast is an OEM version of Acronis True Image, a popular disk imaging, cloning and backup software utility for computers. The full version of Acronis True Image Home edition will cost its user a hefty $49.99 for puchasing, while both Seagate DiscWizard and Maxtor MaxBlast is free of charge.

Seagate DiscWizard and Maxtor MaxBlast 5 are essentially same piece of software which is an OEM version of Acronis True Image 10 Home edition version The label of OEM edition means that it’s strip down version from full product of Acronis True Image with lesser functionalities and features. But this fact does not reduce reduce the usefulness and value of Seagate Disc Wizard and Maxtor MaxBlast, and can be used to complement the free Acronis True Image 8 Personal edition to provide disk cloning function from within Windows without having to use trick of Acronis True Image plugin for BartPE.

Maxtor MaxBlast and Seagate DiscWizard lets user quickly install your new disc drive, with wizards that guide you through the processes of creating and formatting partitions on your disc drive. It also features Clone Disc feature that lets user transfer files, documents and data together operating system and applications to your new Seagate or Maxtor hard disc drive quickly without error, sot that PC will still be the same just like before even after changing old HDD to new hard disk. User can also uses the program to create exact, sector-by-sector image backups of all the data on computer, entire discs or individual partitions, which can be used to restore the system and data if failures occur that block access to information or affect system operation, or if you accidentally delete necessary files.

With BartPE installed, Maxtor MaxBlast and Seagate DiscWizard also can create a bootable diskette or CD-R/W (Live Cd) that can back up and restore a disc/partition on a computer running any PC-based operating system including Linux.

Seagate DiscWizard and Maxtor MaxBlast can use any PC storage media or device to store backup images such as IDE, SATA or SCSI local hard drives, network drives (networked storage devices), direct backup to FTP server, CD-R/RW, DVD-R/RW, DVD+R (including double-layer DVD+R), DVD+RW, DVD-RAM, USB (1.0, 1.1 and 2.0), FireWire (IEEE-1394), PC card (PCMCIA), floppy discs, magneto-optical, Iomega ZIP, Jaz and other removable media.

To use Seagate DiscWizard or Maxtor MaxBlast, your system MUST HAVE at least one Seagate Technology or Maxtor hard disk installed. Seagate Disc Wizard and Maxtor Max Blast supports Windows 2000 Professional SP4, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Profession x64 Edition and Windows Vista. It supports file systems of FAT16/32, NTFS, Ext2/Ext3, ReiserFS, and Linux SWAP.

Grab a copy of Seagate DiscWizard or Maxtor MaxBlast. Which one to download is up to your preference, probably depends whether you like the name of MaxBlast or DiscWizard. Once installed, both applications can be used to manage both Seagate or Maxtor brand of hard disk drives.

Direct Download Link for English version of Seagate DiscWizard and Maxtor MaxBlast

Seagate DiscWizard: DiscWizardSetup.en.exe
Maxtor MaxBlast: MaxBlastSetup.en.exe

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