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I purchased a Maxtor in 2005 and need to know the capacity.

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I purchased a Maxtor...

I purchased a Maxtor in 2005 and need to know the capacity. My PC died, and a tech said he will put all of my info on an external. Also, I now have an iMac so will need to know how to transfer the data.

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Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Computer Hardware
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Computer technician: Pete, Computer Expert replied 6 months ago

What is the model number of the Maxtor?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I'm sorry to have bothered you. I just found it on the device when i was looking for the model number. My fault!Happy New Year!
Bonnie
Computer technician: Pete, Computer Expert replied 6 months ago

Glad to hear you got it sorted!

Happy New Year!
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