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Seagate 9w3638-556 100 gig usb drive working fine then blop front led is just blinking

Yes.. It is just sitting here blinking at me. Workstation will not reconnect to drive or show up in file manager on my XP SP2 workstation. Have no idea what might have happend. Is there any way to get the workstation to re-connect to it again? Am wondering if the important files I have on it are toast? Thanks in advance for any help any one can provide. Thanks

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Re: seagate 9w3638-556 100 gig usb drive working fine...

Check the drive end to make sure it has poer and connectors are sound - you have he to take the case apart for this Change the USB connector for another asl anothercable is possible Go to Start/control panel/admintools/computer management/storage/removable storage See if the drive shows up

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My seagate freeagent 1tb is blinking whit lights and my computer does not recognize it. Help me

***Please NOTE***
Touch the drive and put your ear to it, to test if the drive is spinning and working. Do this while it is powered on. Also, try disconnecting the USB cable, reboot the computer, re-connect USB cable to another USB port on computer. If you still have the same issue, try the below solutions.
  • Make sure the computer and external hard drive are powered on.
  • Disconnect the external drive's USB or the eSATA cable, which ever one you're using.
  • Disconnect the power supply plug from the external drive.
  • Power off the computer.
  • Disconnect the computer's power supply cord for 60 seconds.
  • Reconnect the computer.
  • Power on the computer.
  • Connect the power supply to the external drive.
  • Connect the drive's USB or the eSATA cable and check for detection.
If the still no detection and still blinking lights on the drive, check the power supply to the drive.
Check to see what the led light on the power supply is doing.
If it's blinking, power down the drive, unplug data cable and then reconnect the power supply to another electrical outlet. If it still blinks repeatedly, then you power supply is bad.
If the led is solid (lit and not blinking) follow the same steps from above to connect it to another outlet.
Next, plug the power supply to the external drive and power it up.
If the power supply starts to blink repeatedly, then your controller board inside the enclosure is bad.

Thank you for the opportunity to help you.

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My seagate 320 gb freeagent go led is blinking and is not detected by my computer when i connect it to the usb port

First make sure usb cable connected to harddrive is working fine. try it in different usb ports. Press windows key +R key so you can see run then type in run "devmgmt.msc" then press ok so you can see device manager uninstall all usb drivers then it automatic install usb drivers. then check. Also you need to change registry for that type in run "regedit" then press ok then you can see registry editor then locate below key. HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4D36E965-E325-11 CE-BFC1-08002BE10318} And remove upper filter and lower filter.Then restart computer then check. Also locate the below key and make sure it's value is 3 not 4. HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\usbstor make sure start value is 3 not 4. Let me know if you need further assistance. Thanks for using FixYa

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Hi, I'm facing following problem, can any one help me please? Seagte external hard disk GoFlex Desk 1TB (STAC1000300) with USB 3 adapter STAE 106 is not working. When the USB 3 cable is connected to...

just install seagate free agent using this link

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I have a Seagate external hard drive model # 9w6044-500. I need to know what kind of drive it has, how many gigs it is and what size disc it uses.


Welcome to Fixya. Here's the specs of the hard drive

MPN: 9w6044-500
Capacity: 160 GB
Interface: USB
Enclosure: External
Spindle Speed: 7200 RPM
Special Features: Vertical or Horizontal Placement
Internal Data Transfer Rate : 464 Mbit/s
External Data Transfer Rate: 60 MBps
Seek Time: 8.5 ms
Buffer Size: 8 MB
Average Latency: 4.17 ms
Interface (Detailed): USB 2.0
Hot Swap: Yes
Platform: PC, Mac
Height: 2.25 in.
Width: 6.5 in.
Depth: 7.13 in.
Weight: 2 lb.

If you have questions please let me know. Thanks for using Fixya.

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Seagate free agent pro 500 gig external hard drive NOT RECOGNIZED

You better check with the Seagate people. This seems to be a problem with the casing. And since you're under warranty, you can get a replacement.

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Seagate 500 Gig External Drive disappeared !

external harddrive turn them selves off after 5 minutes if it isn't being used.

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Seagate 80GB external drive - drive lost. Lite on front of drive continuously blinking

If you plug it in to a hub try plugging it in to a USB port directly instead, one on the front or rear of the PC.

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Maxtor one touch mini doesn't appear to work.


The blinking light indicates something is happening to know open :

And check the power cord and try with the known good power cord.

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