Question about Seagate FreeAgent Go 320 GB USB 2.0 Portable External ST903203FLA2E1-RK (Sky Blue) Hard Drive
Purchased new compt. with windows 8 cannot get my Seagate freego 320 to use for system backup
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There is software preloaded on the disk. If you have AutoPlay turned off in your system, it won't start automatically when you connect the drive. Just go to MyComputer and open the drive and you will find a setup file there to install the backup software (I think it's called Launch.exe).
Posted on Oct 25, 2009
Here is a link to Microsoft on how to get to and use disk management. I do not know what operating system you are using but disk management has not changed a lot. The link below references XP and if you follow this step by step it will work great.
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
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Look inside your P.C. 1st to check SATA data connection type.
eSATA is a different connection from SATA so you might need an eSATA data lead if you follow the guide in the link, not sure if it just external connections only and plain SATA connection inside.
Google image 'eSATA' data lead/cable and you will see the difference between the eSATA and SATA connection if you don't already know.
My neighbour has the Seagate FreeAgent Desk 500GB (Externel HardDrive), and in under 2 weeks it started to beep and was not reconized by any Laptop or P.C. if this is the same for you with any FreeAgent Desk series ( not GO series, different procedure for GO products). You maybe in luck click this link, you may have to register in the forums to view thread.... http://www.yo-lid.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=84 Thread can be found in 'Technical' under 'General Technical Issues' Dont worry if your a novice like me with computers, the guide is quite easy to follow...
Posted on Aug 20, 2010
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Humming sound is not good. I would recommend removing the drive from the enclosure and placing the hard drive into another enclosure for testing. Humming usually indicates a stuck spindle which will require a clean room to fix. It's best to take the drive to a local tech that can diagnose the drive while you watch.
Posted on Feb 17, 2011
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