Question about Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM, USB 2.0, eSATA, External 500 GB Hard Drive

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Have just installed a Seagate external harddrive 500GB it comes up on my computor but I do not know what to do next to download my files to it. Michaela

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When you want to save, menu comes up, click either send to or save to,another menu appears showing possible external hardware ie segate showing with allocated drive letter, click/click save.

Just to check it is loaded, click my poota, which then shows you all that is connected.

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Click on start in click on my computer. Then you will see your C: drive and your external drive probably E:. Right click on the files you want on the C: drive and click on copy and click on paste on E:

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