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Did you reformat the FreeAgent drive when you backed up the Mac? If you use Time Machine or other backup software for the Mac, you had to reformat the drive. If you want the PC to read the disc, it must be formatted in a FAT32 or NTFS file system. The Mac OS formats discs in the HFS+ (extended hard drive format) system.

Unfortunately, if you reformat the disc to a Windows compatible format, you will lose your current backup. The drive will be as a large media transfer disc but not for the backup images. This site, http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~pcarbo/macnexstar.html , has information on splitting the hard drive into two partitions, one HFS+ and one FAT32. Then you could have your backup on one part of the GoFlex and still transfer files from the Mac to the PC and vice versa.

I hope this helps.

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Posted on May 18, 2011

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I have the exact same drive. If off-the-shelf cables are not working (which is odd) I would suggest buying a USB 3.0 extender. This will extend it about 3 feet. You can purchase them for <$5 online! Let me know if this helped out any.

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Goflex home. How do I restore my original Ip Address


http://www.seagate.com/docs/pdf/en-US/whitepaper/ug-goflex-home-us.pdf

That is the user guide - if you can log into the device, then you can go into the settings and change the IP. Best to do so from Windows, I can't do much from Mac.

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I suggest you contact Seagate support via www.seagate.com. It may take a few days for them to respond. If they haven't answered after say 3 days, repeat the request. Please have the model number and serial number of your disk to hand. You need to more specific about the description and name of your product than you have been here - I believe from my readings that Seagate's GoFlex range is huge. Also your computer's operating system and possibly the manufacturer and model of your computer. How are you connecting the drive to your computer (ie which interface are you using) ? On the form describe the issue in as detail as possible. (copy and paste what you have written here). You could also try browsing the Seagate website for ages or joining the Seagate community, and searching that, or posting your problem there.
If you have a GoFlex net, this might be informative:
http://knowledge.seagate.com/articles/en_US/FAQ/214495en
If relevant see section 7 of this
http://www.seagate.com/docs/pdf/en-US/whitepaper/ug-goflex-home-us.pdf

ALWAYS keep BACKUPs of data that you cannot afford to lose, in case of events like this.

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How connect ext mass storage Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Net to LAN through router by TCP/IP


Here is the link to the pdf for your Go flex.
http://www.seagate.com/files/staticfiles/support/docs/goflex/goflex-net-user-guide-en-us.pdf

This is an excerpt from the file concerning NOT using the pogoplug...

Accessing GoFlex Net Without Using the Pogoplug Service (Windows)
You can access the drives connected to GoFlex Net without using the Pogoplug Web
interface. Follow these steps to set up local network access.
1. On the Windows taskbar, click Start > Network or right-click My Network Places >
Explore.
An Explorer window opens showing all computers on your network.
2. Locate and then double-click the computer name associated with GoFlex Net.
NOTE: Your GoFlex Net name starts with the letters "FADS" followed by the last six
alphanumeric characters of its MAC address. This 12 digit address, preceded by "MAC:",
is printed on the label on the bottom of GoFlex Net.
You can now access each drive connected to GoFlex Net. Access is regulated by the file
sharing permissions you set using the Pogoplug service.

Hope this helps...

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I want driver for Seagate 500GB FreeAgent GoFlex Hard Drive


click here for some options on that software would give you a more direct link but don't know your operating system.

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My Seagate Freeagent Goflex 1Tb external USB hard disk is not detected when connected. but the light on the diskdrive comes on. Pls advise.


Hello Gravi,

Please try one of the following options.

Try different USB ports.
If that didnt work, then try updating/reinstalling your USBdrivers.
Try after these options a reboot first.

Also take a look at this page where some driver problem for your specific harddrive are explained!
http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=goflex-software&vgnextoid=11c1fab114b48210VgnVCM1000001a48090aRCRD

I hope this helps you out!

With kind regards,

MisterN

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I have a seagate goflex 1tb external drive. The drive is not recognized by the usb 3.0 adapter unless I only use the very short seagate cable that came with the goflex. I need the extra length but off the...


I have the exact same drive. If off-the-shelf cables are not working (which is odd) I would suggest buying a USB 3.0 extender. This will extend it about 3 feet. You can purchase them for <$5 online! Let me know if this helped out any.

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My mac does not recognize my seagate goflex drive anymore


Try the drive on another computer. If it is recognized there, you might be looking at a larger issue on your Mac. If it doesn't, the GoFlex's drive or boards may have failed.

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Hdd seagate 2tb suddenly not work i connect and the light flash and my pc and mac dont read the hdd pplease help


Hello OS,

The GoFlex Desk external drive have ample storage capacity and it's easy to upgrade to any interface you need.Pairing the desktop hard drive with a GoFlex USB 3.0 or FireWire800/USB 2.0 adapter to increase your performance by up to 10 times. Works interchangeably between a PC or a Mac® computer.

Please visit the link provided below :

http://seagate.custkb.com/seagate/crm/selfservice/search.jsp?DocId=214431&NewLang=en

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I am looking for a manual for FreeAgent GoFlex Desk USB 3.0. I have no idea how it works. It doesn't need fixing, I need to know how to do various tasks.


Here's a link for all the Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external hard drives support page: http://www.seagate.com/ww/v/index.jsp?locale=en-US&name=goflex-support&vgnextoid=884623db95b07210VgnVCM1000001a48090aRCRD

I would suggest finding the quick start guide for your external hard drive and reading that first.

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Where can I download an instruction manual for a Seagate 500GB FreeAgent GoFlex


You can see the manual at the following URL:

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