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Seagate FreeAgent Pro Desktop 250GB - no power

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I have had a seagate external HD (desktop 250GB) for 6 months and it was working fine up unitil a few days ago, it will now not power up. I have tried on several different computers and power sources but without success. Unfortunately I have data on the drive which is not backed up elsewhere and want to access this data. I am waiting to be able to contact seagate over a warranty repair, apparently they are only contactable from NZ in Beijing time??? But if I send it to seagate, I believe it is likely the data will be lost so I think it maybe better to forgo the warranty and attempt data recovery locally. Any ideas on who would be best to attempt this?
I am based in Wellington NZ.
Thanks Seagate Freeagent Pro 500GB wont power up!

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  • dinglydel Feb 07, 2009

    I have exactly same problem. I am wondering whether there is a fuse in the base? have not cracked it open yet.....

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    same problem. HELP!

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