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I have window server 2003 OS and 500 GB free agent desktop USB hard disk is not showing in my computer. So how can i rectify it?

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Go to compmgmt.msc, click the + next to storage and then click on disc management, here u will see the freeagent, right click on it and click 'assign drive letter'... give Z: and then OK. Once the letter is there, right click again and click on 'assignn letter again', click on add and simply click OK. You are done, go to windows explorer and u'll see ur seagate freeagent drive there.


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I just finished a Chat exchange with Seagate Tech support. MS Server OS's are not supported for FreeAgent devices.

It appears that whatever drivers exist in the XP install that recognize the USB device connection are not the same in the MS Server environment.

I plan to check the USB device drivers from both systems and see if the XP USB device drivers will work on Server 2003.

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