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It`s been so quite here for a while. I tried calling Tech Support. I'll probably update this post tomorrow. I lost my Y-cable and had a heck of a time accessing my data. his comment is here

Excellent, thanks very much for your posts! I have opened up my free agent without damage it. This was one of my reasons for not bothering to get intouch with Sagem` Well, this is a touchy question......If you did take it to the company and they got your How can i go in to the hard drive without breaking the "surrounding shell".

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This morning, I plugged my drive up to work on a project at work. The service centre that was taking care of my harddrive says that the disc is to damaged to recover. If I return this drive to costco, how do I protect my personal data? I'm still waiting on the suggestions on how to successfully open the case.

Ante10-08-2007, 04:21 PMI havn`t had any succes with the store where i bought the drive about getting out the info i want. John_VanKirkSep 15, 2010, 8:26 AM Hi Marty,Take a step back and tell the group what computer system you are using, the OS, what other components, HDD's, USB equiptment etc is attached.Also I hooked up a universal adapter and now I only get clicking on my hard drive. Seagate Freeagent Go Judd Says: June 11, 2008 at 8:47 pm | Reply I just wanted to say that I also followed the instructions for unplugging the light and the drive worked great first

For example, a harddrive in a computer that you have formated and gave to a friend (that`s what i have done). Seagate Freeagent Driver My drive is working fine at the moment. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/262160-32-seagate-free-agent-detected Then I noticed that the bottom of the case is getting very hot. (And that light - really quite annoying. ) Thought about somehow extracting the drive from the case and

I hope this is a permanent solution. Seagate Manager Windows 10 I always thought Seagate was a reputable brand. So I would try it on another computer first and if it works there you know you have at least a problem with the usb controller and hopefully no other problems. Thank you so much!!

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I don't get any error messages because my PC will NEVER recognise the drive's existence! this page To replace it on the drive itself? Seagate Freeagent External Hard Drive Not Recognized I hear, what I think is the fan, and an attempt to read the drive, but both of my computers, laptop and desktop, aren't even seeing the drive. Seagate Freeagent Desk Driver File Explorer sees the drive and I can access files on it.Click to expand...

Merlin06-06-2008, 06:04 PMHey, had the exact same problem with my flatmates Seagate, was full as well and needed all the data, managed to get it all off although wouldn't risk using this content You may freely link to this site, and use it for non-commercial use subject to our terms of use. Acción en curso... The light trick was not a permanent solution. Seagate Freeagent Desk Power Supply Specs

are you friggin serious. I purchased 5 of these things at once. The hard-drive slid right in, I connected the USB and power adapter (no tech experience required WHATSOEVER) and BOOM! http://tekconceptllc.com/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-go-500gb-not-working.php John49, Oct 23, 2015 #5 Trouble Noob Whisperer Moderator Joined: Nov 19, 2013 Messages: 8,301 Likes Received: 970 Location: Northwest Indiana U.S.A.

thx in advance… Hank Says: February 7, 2008 at 9:36 am | Reply I returned mine. Seagate Manager Download Saeid Ansaripour 29.273 visualizaciones 14:26 Urgent problem with Seagate! - Duración: 3:54. I have the same problem as you guys.

My Vista laptop now detects it as a FreeAgent harddrive but when I open Windows Explorer, it hangs.

DAVID 2.0 Says: July 25, 2008 at 8:35 am | Reply I visited every review video on YouTube and ragged on this garbage creation by Seagate. There is no doubt that the USB-SATA PCB at the base of the case runs far too hot, (the heat rising into the upper section containg the drive itself), and cooling, I took the drive apart (a major pain). Seagate Freeagent Desktop Disassembly Type drvmgmt.msc into the Run bar.

Even my drive powers up. One further note - the light power is the orange wire. that was your primary copy. check over here Greg King06-06-2008, 04:28 PMThank you for sharing that with us lazerradial2003 (that was painful to type out).

It is not making any weird noises so I doubt it's the HD itself. If you can get it running it would be prudent to transfer the contents to a new drive. Apparenty, a file was partly written to disk. There are 3 options: (1) Carefully dismantle the drive system and rebuild in a larger enclosure (easily available).

If you can get it running it would be prudent to transfer the contents to a new drive. Thanks again to everyone… Jason Says: May 27, 2008 at 6:35 am | Reply I'm glad I found this thread. If so Email me at [email protected] Are Wold Says: March 27, 2008 at 10:29 am | Reply Thanks for your comments, and thanks for the tip, André!

You'll be able to ask questions about Windows 10 or chat with the community and help others. Apr 18, 2012 at 5:12 AM #8 Broman48 New Member Joined: Dec 9, 2009 Messages: 6 (0.00/day) Thanks Received: 2 After lots of unscrewing and prying (they really don't want you It was encased in a metal casing, pried off the rubber shock parts to reveal the screws, took them out, installed into the new board and case, and voila! I just came back from LA where I was shooting a documentary (I'm an amatuer filmmaker) and of course....I used a SEA-BREAK Free Agent to back up the files.

I wanted to open it to fit in a fan (you can read my story here (http://sites.google.com/site/ub/Unorthodox-Behaviour/adding-a-fan-to-a-seagage-freeagent-external-drive)) I think the main cause of your problems is overheating. I like the Newertech Ministack V3…… Best wishes and Caveat emptor Janne Says: January 11, 2008 at 5:41 am | Reply Same problem here, too. Hope this answers the questions.