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I have just bought a maxtor external hard drive 500gb to clear up the space on my laptop as the c drive was almost full. The external drive only 'backs up' files and seems to save them as Text files and then gives you 'Restore' options. Is this how this thing works as opposed to a normal drive like my c or d drive? I'm scared to 'back up' photos etc delete from c drive and then be unable to get them back....

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Yes thats how it works, but u can also copy ur documents and pictures directly just as they are, i.e using the copy and paste

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