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Vuelve a intentarlo más tarde. Unplug, leave for an hour and plug back in, okay for a bit. Thank goodness. I will not buy another Seagate - and I notice PC world no longer stocks the 500. his comment is here

Really considered taking an 8 pound sledgehammer to it but have decided to take it back to best buy and just be disgusted with Seagate. Neil Says: March 13, 2008 at 7:33 am | Reply Update: The drive is giving problems again. then a week after moving to rural africa it started to freak out! Look here. - Duración: 3:00.

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The hard-drive slid right in, I connected the USB and power adapter (no tech experience required WHATSOEVER) and BOOM! And yes "spudge" is a word and a "spudge tool" is standard equipment sold with techie tool kits throughout the known universe. Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Computer External Hard Drive Seagate Storage Related Resources solved Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex drive not recognized by Windows 10 seagate goflex external hdd not

Neil Says: January 22, 2008 at 2:03 pm | Reply I had a similar problem with my 500GB FreeAgent drive in Windows XP - after a few minutes of operation I I put this drive away years ago until I ran into this forum and decided to try out your solution… I can't believe it worked after so long. I took off the bottom, removed the little metal cover and unplugged the light wire. Seagate Manager Windows 10 I need to transfer the 150 GB of data off my SeaGate now… pfft… John Says: April 4, 2008 at 10:21 pm | Reply No need to remove all the above

Adam Says: June 4, 2008 at 11:03 am | Reply @ Nigel - re: opening the case I would stay away from using hard metal objects to pry open the case Seagate Freeagent Desktop I guess the alternative is cracking the case and trying the drive in another enclosure. Ran chkdsk /f - the drive was ok. http://www.seagate.com/support/external-hard-drives/desktop-hard-drives/freeagent-desk/ solved Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex External Hard Drive not reading.

Leave the other Black and white pair alone it’s your activity light. Seagate Freeagent External Hard Drive Not Recognized I read so many blogs, forums, and chats with no resolution. Are Wold Says: March 27, 2008 at 10:29 am | Reply Thanks for your comments, and thanks for the tip, André! about as stable as as a wolverine in heat on steroids.

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dane Says: October 11, 2007 at 9:37 pm | Reply I also am having a similar problem with my FreeAgent 500gb. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/273552-32-seagate-freeagent-external-running-recognized Ist shouldn't be that hard! Seagate Freeagent Go Software Privacy Policy | Cookies | Ad Choice | Terms of Use | Mobile User Agreement A ZDNet site | Visit other CBS Interactive sites: Select SiteCBS CaresCBS FilmsCBS RadioCBS.comCBS InteractiveCBSNews.comCBSSports.comChowhoundClickerCNETCollege NetworkGameSpotLast.fmMaxPrepsMetacritic.comMoneywatchmySimonRadio.comSearch.comShopper.comShowtimeTech Seagate Freeagent Power Supply I like Geno's way of handling it much better, using stick on heat sinks and a fan.

Voila! http://tekconceptllc.com/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-desktop-500gb-not-working.php It was too late to get anything useful out of Best Buy (more than 30 days past purchase date.) So here is what I did. Best Wishes, Dave Anderson. pjmelectSep 14, 2011, 6:41 AM The chances are that the hard drive has failed, at this point I would take the hard drive out of the case and fit it directly Seagate Freeagent Desk Driver

That's obvious why it couldn't work at all. Would work for a bit, then just stop responding. If I can't return it I guess I'll "hack" into it and try the changes suggested above. weblink The drive worked fine all night, which is the longest its ever gone for.

I don't think it will help because of a bad design. Seagate Manager Download Should it be NTFS - not sure?The external hard drive capacity is 120GB and it is showing free space as 117 GB. I have the same problem as you guys.

It came back, disappeared again, now it won't register on ANY computer that I have (a desktop and a laptop).

For FreeAgent Go. Note: The default value is 15 minutes. TS Says: November 18, 2007 at 7:16 pm | Reply Hey I came across this site while looking up solutions for my Seagate 250GB hard drive. Seagate Freeagent Go 320gb Ken.

If that works for you, great - do let us know if you unplugged the light and/or improved the cooling and what you results were. Please remember to be considerate of other members. This also explains why disabling the light helps, it reduces heat. check over here I tried hotfixes, usb hub driver updates, and the classic pacing in circles swearing at it method - all to no avail.

So… Step: 1. Inicia sesión para añadir este vídeo a una lista de reproducción. Información Prensa Derechos de autor Creadores Publicidad Desarrolladores +YouTube Términos Privacidad Política y seguridad Enviar sugerencias ¡Prueba algo nuevo! Says: August 18, 2008 at 7:45 pm | Reply So I actually took out the entire light from the enclosure so more air can get in there, and it worked for

Honestly, I'd sooner piss bricks. However my device manager says there is a USB device and detects it as a freeagent. Obviously. Looks like getting a SATA enclosure might be the way to recover value from my two Freeagent drives.

I have reviewed other forums also, and the concurrence seems to be a failure to dissappate heat. I rarely have problems with internal drives, so maybe it’s just the crap USB to SATA / PATA interface that’s the source of the problems. Best wishes, Tony. So now I can use my HDD for my PS3 (requires FAT32).

I guess I'll stay away until they fiqure this one out or go out of business. Nothing, drive does not spin up, no light, nothing. Will report back in a couple of weeks with updated status. Iniciar sesión Compartir Más Denunciar ¿Quieres informar del vídeo?

I have even been able to boot from a reformatted partition table using GUID as the table type. I hope it works…. 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. enclosure would be ok to do that ?

This procedure didn't work... It's a weird word, even sounds a bit rude, but somehow it is mildly descriptive of what you have to do. then I came across this forum and promptly pried open the case and unplugged the lead to the light. 5min later it was up and running.