Question about Seagate FreeAgent Go 250 GB USB 2.0 Hard Drive
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Seagate momentus 3 60gb problem
What software did you use for the cloning?
Ghost is the preferred method.
Be sure to choose a disk to disk clone, not a partition clone.
It sounds like you may have created a 20G partition and left 40G unallocated.
Partition Magic may also take care of the problem, if you have access to a copy.
Posted on Oct 16, 2007
SOURCE: Seagate Momentus 4200.2 120GB
Some laptop manufacturers use the 4 pins to the side of the data connection to force Master / Slave. Do you have a jumper shorting 2 of these pins? If so, remove the jumper and try it again in your external caddy. Had this problem 2 weeks ago with a Toshiba notebook having the Blue Screen of Death. Removed the jumper and then the disk worked perfectly!! Strange but True.
Posted on Dec 13, 2007
I have suggested to a few people with Seagate drive issues that it could be a short with a diode between 12V and Gnd.
Put a meter across the power input of your drive enclosure. If it's reading about 1 Ohm, then you have a short and it would be worth opening the case and looking for a small black diiode marked BUX C??? (??? are numbers but vary). This is a known weakness in Seagate (especially Baraccuda) drives and killed one of mine without warning. Unfortunately, I don't know which drive is inside your case.
If it is the diode, then you will tell because a meter across it should read something like 10MegOhms. If it reads more like 1 Ohm then it's shorted. Cliping out the diode and reassembling should then let the drive run long enough to back up your data, or replace the diode (an SMD 1N4004 has been used for this) for a better fix.
If it's not the diode, I can't help.
Posted on Sep 08, 2008
SOURCE: Seagate Free Agent Problem
i have the exact same problem... not sure what caused it... there was a massive power spike here, and that could be it... of cource most of the electronics fried by that do not even turn on, while that turns on just fine and flashed the yellow light...
the drive sounds fine itself, so the problem is most likely in the Seagate FAP case itself, probably the internal circuitry, as when i turn it on the drive spins up normally and does not make and noises that are the tell-tale signs of a dead drive... my suggesgion would be to crack open the Seagate case (i know i know, i thought it looked nice to, but would you rather have all your data or a nice-looking doorstop) and take the hard drive out, then connect it either 1) directly into your computer or 2) into another external hardrive case. As this hard drive has eSATA, it is probibly a safe bet that it is a SATA drive, so that's probibly the connection you need. Again, i have not tried this, but i will attempt it soon... what's the worst that can happen? my drive will not work inside the case, my drive will not work outside the case... same thing really... but this is the last time i buy seagate...
Posted on Jan 14, 2009
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