ClickFree Automatic Backup Hard Drive


  • ClickFree™ Automatic Backup Hard Drive


Item #: 719HD801

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Don't wait until your computer crashes to realize that it's time to back up your files. With ClickFree's automatic backup hard drive, you can easily save all of your personal documents, photos of loved ones, and home videos and restore them later.

You don't have to be computer savvy to save your data. There's no software to install or files to select. Simply connect the ClickFree hard drive to your computer via the provided USB cable, and the drive automatically saves a copy of your files — including office documents, pictures, music, and e-mails.

You can let the drive work "click free," or choose which files you want to save via an easy-to-use popup dialog box. Back up one or all of your personal computers and keep all of your irreplaceable documents and memories safe.

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  • 160GB automatic backup external hard disk drive
  • no software or configuration needed
  • supports over 350 file types, including office documents, pictures, and music
  • customizable backup options
  • multi-PC backup (depending on available space)
  • view thumbnails of backed up files
  • print and email photos directly from backup summary
  • firmware and software upgradeable online
  • USB cable included
  • 6.35 oz.
  • 3"W x 11/16"H x 4-1/2"D
  • 1-year limited hardware warranty
PC requirements:
  • Microsoft® Windows Vista™, Windows® XP, or Windows® 2000
  • available USB port (1.1 or 2.0)

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  • External 160 GB hard drive
  • 31" USB cable with two USB type-A connectors on one end and a miniUSB type-B connector on other end
  • Quick Start Guide
  • "Windows Vista Users" note
  • Standard End User License Agreement sheet

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Overview: The Clickfree HD801 External 160GB Hard Drive allows you to backup your files on your computer using a simple USB connection via the supplied USB interface cable. ClickFree Backup takes the guess work out of backing up your computer data by simplifying what was typically a complicated task through it's patent pending technology.

Storage Capacity: The 160GB Hard Drive can store up to 35,000 songs, 70,000 photos, 160 hours of videos, or 320,000 documents.

Note: File capacity based on the following averages - 2.25MB photos, 4.5MB music files, 500KB documents, and 16MB videos.

Automatic Backup: The HD801 will automatically find and back up over 350 file types using its integrated software, including the following file types - All photo types, All video types, All music types, Presentations, E-mail, E-mail attachments, Artwork, Spreadsheets, All documents, Tax returns, Accounting documents, and Favorite web sites.

Multi-Computer Backup: The Clickfree HD801 can save and protect data for up to 10 computers. There is no software needed to install or configure on any connected computer.

Note: 10 computer backup based on an average of 10GB of content per computer. Actual results may vary.

Restore Function: The HD801's Restore function allows you to restore your lost files back to your computer, transfer your files to anew computer; or share photos, videos and music with friends.

System Requirements: The Clickfree HD801 is compatible with the following PC operating systems - Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows 2000. Your PC must also have an available USB port.

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Does what is claims and more.

Written By Ross, Houston TX on Monday, November 03, 2008
I backed up 4 computers, one of which had 15 years of accumulated files with no problems and no great amount of interface.
Nowhere in the description does it say it can be used as a portable hard drive, but it works just fine. You can see and choose the various computers you've backed up on the screen, and access the list of files to find what you need.
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