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Problem installing external hard drive

I have a Dell Dimension 5150 and want to install an external hard drive (Seagate FreeAgent) 500 GB but USB ports don't seem to recognize it.

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Run device manager and keep it running during the installation of drivers. It will take a bunch of drivers, but it will work and it will stop once it has all the drivers installed.

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I cant find the installer for Seagate Expansion External Drive - hard drive - 500 GB, so i cant install this


Check with Seagates Customer support.
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yah you must buy a Y-USB cable for your external hardisk. this is connection both ends are one is for hardisk and the other two cable is for USB slot of computer. why it two wires connection to usb because one wire is for Data and the other is for Power. If doesn't work..it might be a problem in your Operating system. i recommend to you to reinstall your Windows OS.. theres a 4 reasons why it happen appear the error... deffective USB cable..corrupted driver of USB device for seagate, virus infected of your systems..and maybe your hardive is deffective. Please rate if this is HELPFUL..thanks

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the soft ware that comes with it will also be erased, as it is a windows based identification,seagate free agent has mac utilities on its site, try to find out on www.seagate.com. you will find one for mac format and mac installation .

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How to format my new seagate freeagent 500 gb with macbook?


Here is a link to Seagate that describes how to fromat your drive fro a Mac. GOOD LUCK!

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Freeagent with server 2003 not working


Seems that Seagate did not release a version of software which could be used on a Windows Server 2003 platform. I checked their web site at the following link & didn't find any software supported on Windows Server 2003:
http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=freeagent-downloads&vgnextoid=3723b5b59b7d5110VgnVCM100000f5ee0a0aRCRD

Sorry, but I can't help you with this one. Try contacting Seagat for this & see if they have a solution to your problem.

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Installation isn't possible directly from the Harddisk.
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Are you using eSATA for the External or USB. If it is eSATA you may need to get the respective drivers for your motherboard for it.

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