Question about Seagate FreeAgent Pro 500GB External USB 2.0 and eSATA Hard Drive

1 Answer

Access denied on an external harddrive.

I have aa external Seagate Feeagent Go 2.5 - 500Gb. After I reconnected it, it suddenly says: 'Access Denied''. I can however see the drive and can go to the properties, but it gives me 0 bytes used and free. It is as if Winsows don't recognise it. Can I fix it please?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 87 Answers

Quick fix is to format the hard drive.. otherwise you'll have to get your data back with a seperate program...

Posted on Jun 01, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

Using Seagate Goflex Hard-drive 750 GB, upgraded Windows 7 to Windows 10. get message Seagate harddrive not supported on Windows 10. Is there a solution to fix this? Russ


Will My Hard Drive Work With Windows 10? - PC Magazine

www.pcmag.com > ... > Windows 10

PC MagazineJul 29, 2015 - Some drive manufacturers have gone through the Windows 10certification process, ... Seagate products are NOT compatible with Windows 10.

Seagate GoFlex not compatible with Windows 10 - Microsoft Community

answers.microsoft.com/.../windows/.../windows_10-hardware/seagate...n...
Aug 4, 2015 - Since, the Seagate Dashboard is not compatible with Windows 10, let's try ... 10 with my Seagate FreeAgent Go Flex Home 1T external hard drive - model ... Windows 10 Backup Not recognizing Seagate Desk External Drive ...
Aug 18, 2015
Windows 10 Install- Now Seagate External USB 3TB HardDrive ...
Aug 13, 2015
Seagate 3TB external hard disk not working with Windows 8 ...
Jan 26, 2013
More results from answers.microsoft.com

Dec 16, 2015 | Seagate Computers & Internet

1 Answer

When I plug it into my computer, it says 'access denied' and prevents me from transferring my pictures to the goflex harddrive.


Sounds like Microsofts nuts user file access system. Try connecting to a non-windows machine i.e Linux - if you see the files, that's your problem.

Jun 14, 2015 | Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex 320 GB USB 20...

1 Answer

I burned out my external hard drives PCB board and I am unable to find a new one


The Printed Circuit Board ON THE Harddrive inside the Seagate FreeAgent, or the small PCB inside the Seagate FreeAgent's external enclosure? (Case)

If you are referring to the small PCB that the Harddrive connects to, and has the USB cable coming from it, just buy an external enclosure, and install the Harddrive into it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HZ-wTdscgc

If your Seagate is like the one in the link above, it has a laptop size Harddrive in it, and it is a SATA unit.

2.5 inches across in width. (2 and a half inches)

This is an example of a 2.5 SATA external enclosure,

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3195233&CatId=2783

IF you are referring to the PCB on the Harddrive itself, good luck.

One method would be to buy another harddrive like the one in the Seagate FreeAgent, and use it's PCB so that you can retrieve your information.

Then reinstall the PCB on the new harddrive.

For additional questions please post in a Comment.

Regards,
joecoolvette

Sep 17, 2011 | Seagate FreeAgent Go (ST910004FAA2E1RK) 1...

1 Answer

I have my data on external hard drive ( Segate ) . All of a sudden it is throwint the error message access denied


just plugin your hard drive to your laptop and write click properties and chek disc atomaticaly

if not type in cmd chkdsk driver leter eg: E: F: like this make sure to give space inbetween chkdsk and driver leter.

in other way restart you laptop it will chek you disk errors

thanks

Nov 02, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro 500GB External USB...

1 Answer

My computer doesn't detect my FreeAgent Pro 750GB (seagate)!!!


Do not despair - check out the documentation on page 3 (you'll need Adobe Reader to open this PDF file):

http://www.seagate.com/support/freeagent/FA_Pro_15_QSG_US.pdf

Hope this helps

Sep 20, 2009 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

2 Answers

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.

Aug 28, 2009 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

1 Answer

I have a seagate external harddrive that my father gave me can it be locked? the harddrive is 160gb it is about 2yrs old gray and black casing


When you say lock the drive are you asking to lock access to the drive entirely when you disconnect it from your computer no one can access your files if they find the drive and try to put it on their computer and open it,

Apr 18, 2009 | Seagate (ST3100203U2-RK) (ST3100203U2RK)...

1 Answer

E:/ Access is Denied


this might start by some virus which have put an autorun file on ur harddrive. the best option to fix this problem is just format the harddrive or the partion on which u r having this problem. or else u have to searchon ur harddrive that weather there is any autorun.ini file is prset or not if it is there then just delete it.

Mar 28, 2009 | Western Digital 250GB MyBook External USB...

1 Answer

Harddisk


Can you recall what you were doing when you first got that error message? Try disconnecting the drive and then reconnecting it. If you still get the same message, check the Maxtor utility to see if there is some type of repair procedure that you can do without reformatting it.

Aug 23, 2008 | Maxtor Hard Drive

1 Answer

Seagate 500 Gig External Drive disappeared !


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

Aug 06, 2008 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Seagate FreeAgent Pro 500GB External USB 2.0 and eSATA Hard Drive Logo

1,072 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Seagate Computers & Internet Experts

Computer Links

Level 3 Expert

2385 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3287 Answers

terminalcon

Level 2 Expert

81 Answers

Are you a Seagate Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...