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SEAGATE FREEAGENT DESKTOP 500GB READS AS UNKNOWN DEVICE

When I plug in the device, the OS can only install it as an unknown device and i cannot access it at all. It has only been used on one computer and was working fine.

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Try this metho for xp,
rightclick ''my computer">>propties>>hardware TAB>>device manager>>You will see a list>>at the top off the list (without other option above) you will see computer icon with your PC name>> rightclick that>>scan for devices (the hard drive should pluged ) >> go on >>.need more help?

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