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He safetydrill shows in the window but when i click on autorun, it says it doesnt know what application to use, i am trying to install the maxtor one touch 4 on a mac

The safetydrill shows in the window but when i click on autorun, it says it doesnt know what application to use, i am trying to install the maxtor one touch 4 on a mac

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"Autorun" is a Windows package. You don't need to use any of that stuff on a Macintosh.
Just launch Disk Utility from Applications/Utilities, use the Partition section to define one partition in Mac OS Extended (Journaled) format with the volume name of your choice. In about ten seconds, you will have a perfectly working Mac OS external drive. (If you don't do this, the drive will still appear to work, but will still be in a Windows format, which can cause certain types of data loss on Macintosh files.)

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Autorun.inf is the primary instruction file associated with the Autorun function. Autorun.inf itself is a simple text-based configuration file that tells the operating system which executable to start, which icon to use, and which additional menu commands to make available. In other words, autorun.inf tells Windows how to deal open the presentation and treat the contents of the CD.


That being said, it would depend on what it is trying to run automatically. If it is trying to run iTunes automatically that is one thing, but if it is running a virus automatically it would not be safe.

You can right click on the file, and edit it with notepad/wordpad to find out what program it is trying to run.

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Hi, the new computer should recognise the OneTouch and find the right drivers when you plug it in.

The SafetyDrill recovery CD does not have the drivers on it. It is just for use as a boot disc if you want to completely restore your PC with a SafetyDrill copy which has been made earlier.

There is no installation CD but the Maxtor Manager utilities, including SafetyDrill, were originally on the OneTouch drive itself and should still be there if you explore it. To install Manager click on the icon called 'Launch' (which is a green forward triangle/arrow with an orange square off centre on it)

The 'guides' file should still be on the drive too.

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Hi, You can download it here:-

http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=ot4-safety-drill&vgnextoid=104c7fe050744110VgnVCM100000f5ee0a0aRCRD

"Once downloaded, you can use a third-party CD Burning Application to create (burn) a new, SafetyDrill CD in the event that the original CD becomes damaged, lost or corrupted."

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I could only find this, which you have probably followed already:-
" Step 1:
Install a new computer hard drive that is equal to or larger than your old drive. If your new drive is larger than the original drive from which you made the SafetyDrill copy, the extra portion of the new drive will not be partitioned during the system restore from the SafetyDrill copy...."

You also probably know, and I do not know if could be relevant to whether the hard drive can be recognised, that you can only restore a Safety Drill copy to a PC which in every other way is the same (i.e. consists of exactly the same other hardware). The instructions are a bit vague about the identical hardware requirement, except to say 'restore your (my italics) computer' which just implies it, but it does make sense because of all the interrelationships and drivers involved.

Apart from those considerations the questions arise as to whether the new hard drive is plugged in the same as the old one and whether it is itself working normally. It would be worth while to compare them to see if the jumpers are set in the same way, and to test it out in another similar computer.

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Step by step instructions for Windows 7 32-bit follow:

Insert the Panasonic CDROM.
Don't use autorun - Cancel autorun popup.
Right click on CDROM drive in "My Computer" and select 'Open'.
Right click on Setup application & choose 'Troubleshoot Compatibility'.
Select 'Troubleshoot program'.
Select "The program worked in earlier versions of Windows but won't install or run now' & click
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Select 'Windows Vista (Service Pack 2)' & click the "Next" button.
Click on "Start the program..." button.
Proceed with program installation.
When installation finished cancel out of the 'Program Compatibility' window.

If you have Windows 7 64-bit the instructions are:

Insert the program CDROM.
Don't use autorun - Cancel autorun popup.
Right click on CDROM drive in "My Computer" and select 'Open'.
Right click on Setup application & choose 'Troubleshoot Compatibility'.
Select 'Troubleshoot program'.
Select "The program worked in earlier versions of Windows but won't install or run now' & click
the "Next" button.
Select 'Windows Vista (Service Pack 2)' & click the "Next" button.
Click on "Start the program..." button.
Installation will start.
VideoCam Suite will probably be flashing on the taskbar so select it.
The window will show: 'This application does not support this 64-bit operating system. Are you
sure you want to install?'
!!! Click the "Yes" button !!!
Proceed with program installation.
When installation finished cancel out of the 'Program Compatibility' window.

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To create an Autorun-enabled CD-ROM, proceed as follows:
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You’ll need to delete the file autoruns.inf located on your flash drive.

By default, Windows hides this file, so before you can delete it you must make a couple of changes (you may reverse these after you’ve finished):

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Remove the tick from “Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
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Go back to My Computer and click on your flash drive. If you can’t open it that way, try right clicking on it and choose “Explore.”

Find the autoruns.inf file, right click on it and choose “Delete.” Confirm “Yes.”

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