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Hence me searching and finding you guys, looking for some one to make a doll of and stick pins in to. Hard Drive didn't open so I couldn't do anything else. So i think i'll do the same and purchase a Vantec case for it. Ante danny80011-11-2007, 11:22 AMUhhh this drive is so annoying. his comment is here

There is no gentle way to do it, just pry the case apart. Most of what I have seen is, it's the circuit board inside controlling the hard drive...and then other have a grinding noise, which is not good at all. A HD should not give off intense vibrations - if you can, I would go back to the store and ask to have it replaced with a different model, for instance I tried the software fix and no joy. http://www.seagate.com/support/external-hard-drives/portable-hard-drives/freeagent-go/

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Solution: See the following Seagate Knowledge Base articles for information on how to manage the sleep interval. Usually this thing powers on or at least maks a little noise when I plug it into a computer, which it hasn't. Are Wold Says: May 24, 2008 at 1:44 pm | Reply Thanks for checking back!

You might just want to void the warranty anyway and slowly open it up, or e-mail Seagate and explain the situation. Than I downloaded the new version of the drive manager in the seagate site for my Macbook Pro (10.5.2). A half dozen screws, lots of prying (that damn case is a pain), and voila, it's done. Seagate Freeagent External Hard Drive Not Recognized brianf Says: January 18, 2008 at 4:30 am | Reply I can't believe how many people are having the same issues!

Browser Firefox with FXChrome to make it look like Google Chrome :P Other Info Was discarded by previous owner due to "horrible performance". Seagate Freeagent Go Software Two of my flatmates have the latter and they have had no problems. I tried hotfixes, usb hub driver updates, and the classic pacing in circles swearing at it method - all to no avail. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/262160-32-seagate-free-agent-detected When I opened the disk I saw a problem that I've seen before: - a SATA to USB2 adapter board is added to the disk so that you use USB from

Unlike most of you folks, mine has been working flawlessly. Seagate Manager Windows 10 Success seems within my grasp. The power supply isn't the issue, and I too have hundreds of gigs of data that I really don't want to lose. Could this be the harddrive, or just the enclosure that's broken?

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Hope this helps some!!!:rolleyes: I will still try to recover my data once i get the wires to connect it directly to my computer it dose not use standed wirering But If this doesn't take care of it then I am buying a lan network case and using the hard drive for it. Seagate Freeagent Desk Driver Nick169611-10-2007, 02:35 AMStrider - All you need to do now is finish removing the bottom then pry open the side and slid you small screw driver in the direction noted :rolleyes: Seagate Freeagent Desktop Any thoughts?

I have about 250 gigs worth of files on it and like an idiot I use the drive as the primary location for those files instead of a backup. http://tekconceptllc.com/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-go-500-gb-not-working.php I'm about to go on a work trip, so I won't have a chance to try it for a week. So could the problem be something to do with the pressure on the circuit board when you screw either the board on, or the cover over it? Drive back alive after a month. Seagate Freeagent Power Supply

The drive is still under warranty so I do not want to void it. Although, it works fine for me. Thanks, Damon sunwmax11-10-2007, 12:34 AMNick1696 - can you please post: - a detailed picture of the drive's label OR - the exact model number that appears on the label? weblink Luckily i recovered all the important data from it with a repeated "put him out in the cold - stick it in the computer - use the 5 min of it

Jerry2000, Aug 12, 2015 #3 Eric328 Joined: Sep 29, 2015 Messages: 3 Likes Received: 0 I have exactly the same problem. Seagate Manager Download Detected in Disk Management? Unplugging the light in the enclosure seems to alleviate this somehow - at least it made the drive more stable for me and others, though if the issue is overheating simply

I replaced the Seagate with a Iomega external drive, which I am happy with so far, and the Seagate that I got back from my retailer has been collecting dust.

Should urge Microsoft to develop free AND built-in AND installed by default SMART monitoring tools for its operatings systems. Sounds like there are bees inside the case. I use two external drives and stagger the backups, just in case one backup fails. Seagate Freeagent Software jsfitz54 said: ↑ When you said you checked the AC adapter, did you put it on a meter and check it against the specs on the adapter?

Does anyone know what their position is with regards to 'copywrite' files that I have, mp3's,Movies etc? Sean Says: January 6, 2008 at 10:30 pm | Reply Same Deal! I never had any external storage unit other than a flash disk,and I wonder if I should be worrying… Thanks. check over here In fact, I have placed my WD 500, my router and my SB Audigy Video Editor sound box in there and all seem happier.

Windows 7: Seagate Freeagent Go Not Working Properly. 01 Sep 2012 #1 Holmes20 windows 7 home premium 64 bit 7 posts Seagate Freeagent Go Not Working Properly. Worked like a charm once I downloaded the software. but If you don't hear the beep you my still be able to get your data back! Or are there hidden screws somewhere?

Thanks to everyone that posted. The hard-drive works like brand-spanking-new!!!! And just now the 3rd (replacement) gave up. I'm gonna go back everything up now.Click to expand...

Inless you smell somthing burning form the inside its probably not the circuit bord! I have to keep going to Device Manager and Uninstalling the driver and then plugging it back in so it automatically installs itself and... If it's really important data then pay for a professional data recovery service. Since the mechanism inside the seagate drive is damaged it will never start again.

Before that it would stop after about 5 minutes. I dont think i can send it to seagate due to copyright laws with whats on the drive.7 yrs gone....gutted, absolutely gutted Is it all gone??? The common factor is that they’re all external USB drives. However following on from the last post I removed the base again and unscrewed the circuit board from the base of the housing, but left it otherwise attached to the drive

I only wish I would have found your posts here before I reformatted the drive. ( I thought it was a problem with the mft ). Cheers Avinash Pathak Says: June 1, 2008 at 4:54 pm | Reply well, i also had run into the exact same problem, with the freeagent stoping to respond after some time Greg King01-31-2008, 09:59 AMWhat do you mean? I really can't understand if the problems are from drive overheating or a faulty integrated circuits board - i tend to suspect the second as the drive lost its mechanical head

My System Specs OS windows 7 home premium 64 bit Holmes20 View Public Profile Find More Posts by Holmes20 07 Sep 2012 #7 bobafetthotmail Win 7 Pro 64-bit 7601 1,723 Somehow jam that puppy into the seam between the upper and lower halves of the base.