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Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB software

The software bundle which comes on the hard drive after install
Window pops up asking me to enter the product which I have purchased pin number.
This will activate the Backup system part of the software should get a virus ect in the near future.
Cannot for the life of me find this pin number anywhere on the hard drive or information provided with this hard drive.
This needs to be entered as the backup part of software is now on a 28 day free trial until this is entered.
Am I missing something here?
The drive is advertized with this as part of the package.
Or is this software a separate thing and the pin number needs to be purchased?
Thanks for any help
Alan

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Look in the quuick start booklet table of contents. there is a decal at the botton of the page.

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