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Windows vista on Vaio laptop does not detect new Seagate FreeAgent Go 250 USB 2.0 GB drive.

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Try formatting your laptop again with vista O.S. but dont install anti virus after installing it because there might be some conflict with the anti virus you installed with the O.S.

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hey if you are not getting it to recognizing the drive on system startup use your set up disk if you have it if not go to device manager and scan for hardware change and see if it can be found there if not try going into the bios and ensure that the usb ports are enabled and that the plug and play is enabled also you also need to ensure that the device is compatable with your pc i would check with the manufacture of the computer best regards mike

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New Seagate 250gb with no software


1) I assume that by "software" you mean drivers??

This link is to the seagate downloads page:
http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/

2) If by "software" you mean the contents of the drive, then my suggestion is that your friend may have moved the files off of it onto his Mac instead of copying them, and that you should ask him to move them back.

3) What operating system are you using ("Windows XP", "Vista")? Does your computer detect the drive (beep when you plug it in)? Have you tried this drive on another computer, other than your friend's? Does it still work on your friend's?

I can't help much without more info, sorry.

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