Question about Seagate FreeAgent Go 250 GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive

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I have had a Freeagent 250 HD connected for two months via USB1 connection with no problems. I installed a USB2 card and connected the drive. No luck connecting. After going through all the diagnostics the Event log indicates an Event 51. I have gone through Device Manger, Storage Management, driver installs, Bios checks and all USB2 connections, ports and adapters show good status. Oh, I'm presently running my printer and card reader through the USB2 card with no problems.
If reconnect to the USB1 port no problems!

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Most of the time if you get an event 51 error you will need to reinstall drivers associated with that device to fix it. I would delete the device from device manager, uninstall any software that you installed for it, then restart your computer and reinstall the software. I would do this for both the card and the drive. I would also run Windows update to see if it finds any other drivers that you do not have installed. If that does not work it is possible that the card and drive might not work properly together. The only other thing I can suggest trying is reinstalling windows

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