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Seagate 500 Gig External Drive disappeared !

I was in my for my external seagate harddrive and attempted to select a settings change in the option. I DELETED the and then accidently clicked --- I canceled the action but things havnet worked the same since. The drive is on and plugged in - but is not under

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  • skyopal Mar 28, 2009

    I can hear Seagate and can tell it is receiving power but it is no longer recognized on any computer I try it on. Is it dead? Can I recover any data on it?

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External harddrive turn them selves off after 5 minutes if it isn't being used.

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What is the AC DC adapter spec for SEAGATE 9NK2AE-500. i lost the original adapter that came with this external seagate freeagent harddrive.


most of these external hard drive units work with a 12V 3 amp DC power supply like this one
OEM AC POWER SUPPLY SEAGATE 9NK2AE 500 Free Agent HDD

Make sure you get the correct power connector for your country.

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Can a Seagate External Hard Drive be reformatted?


Yes you can.
Insert the external hard drive into the USB port click on My Computer then right click on the external hard drive and select Format.

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Seagate freeagent keeps dropping disconnecting


Seagate manufactures both internal and external hard drives, and their sleep modes can be managed in different ways. The hard drive is one of the top energy consumers among computer-hardware components, and Windows operating systems support options to reduce power consumption. Internal hard drives are typically turned off and stop spinning ("sleep" mode) after a certain period of system inactivity. However, the system usually takes longer to come back when the hard drive's sleep mode is activated. Furthermore, turning off hard drives may result in failure of some constantly running applications.
Windows includes options to turn off sleep modes for internal hard drives, and external hard drives can be managed using a utility program.

Log in to an administrator account and click the "Start" button in the lower left corner of the screen. Click "Control Panel" and then "Systems and Maintenance." b> Click on "Power Options." Open "Change plan settings" under your current power plan. Note "Radio button" is selected for the current plan. Click "Change advanced power settings." Expand the entry "hard drive" by clicking on the "+" sign. Click on "+" to expand the entry "Turn off hard disk after." Select "Never" for this option and click "OK." b> In Windows XP Log in to an administrator account and click the "Start" button in the lower left corner of the screen. Click "Control Panel" and switch to the "Category" view on the left panel. Then click on "Performance and Maintenance." Click on "Performance and Maintenance" and open "Power Options." The select the tab "Power Schemes." Using drop-down list, set the option "Never" for "Turn off hard drives." Click "OK." b> Using "NoSleepHD" for External Hard Drives b> Click on the "NoSleepHD program" link in Resources. Click "I Agree" and save the program (as a zip file) on your computer. Open a folder where you have saved the file using Windows Explorer. Right-click on the zip file and select "Extract All." Then click "Extract" to get the program file "NoSleepHD v1.0.exe." Double-click on the program (.exe) file to execute NoSleepHD. Click "Select External Hard Drive" in the Program menu and choose your Seagate external hard drive. Choose "10 minutes" under the option "Write File every" and click "Start NoSleep Mode." The program will write an empty string every 10 minutes to the Seagate hard drive and prevent it from going into sleep mode. Hope this helps.

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Dec 29, 2012 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

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How to transfer files to the seagate external drive


attach the seagate open windows explorer click on my computer if you can see this seagate free agent select the files you want to transfer right click copy navigate to the seagate select it then right click paste or select the files right click send to seagate
hope this helps

Nov 02, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

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My computer does not see my external hard dive


Go to this webpage (Seagate) http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/ and choose from the SeaTools and FreeAgent Drivers that are appropriate for your OS and particular model. Formatting the harddrive should not have caused this problem of not being connected, but it is possible there was a piece of software that communicated with the computer that was removed via the format.

Apr 06, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

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Seagate free agent pro 500 gig external hard drive NOT RECOGNIZED


You better check with the Seagate people. This seems to be a problem with the casing. And since you're under warranty, you can get a replacement.

Aug 28, 2009 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

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Twin drives in an external HDD, and it quit, but I can hear them working. The fan also quit too.


http://atulchitnis.net/files/seagate.pdf http://www.seagate.com/staticfiles/support/downloads/firmware

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I cannot see my free agent external drive


u can see the news that the st drive has many bugs,and which cannot be detected by the pc is the most popular one,so u can update the firmware from seagate official and if still cannot repair,u can go back to me,honglake@gmail.com

Mar 15, 2009 | Seagate FreeAgent (ST305004FDA1E1-RK) 500...

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