Top 20 Seagate Free Agent Go Small 12 GB USB External HD ST600121GSA1E1-RK USB 2.0 Hard Drive Questions & Answers

Okay the problem could be either with your computer or the external drive the first thing you need to do is try the external drive on another computer a friend's or someone's and see if it shows the files if it does not show the files on an another computer as well as your current computer then I suspect the problem is with the drive this is common especially if these drives have dropped or taking a file or gotten old if the drive is clicking and not spinning that's a big problem if the drive is spinning and you can hear it spin but it's not showing up on the computer there may be a different issue you may need to look towards data recovery for that external drive that's the best I can tell you at this time and based on the information you've given best of luck

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The usb port probably needs to be re-attached to the board, it would likely with have to be soldered.

You may also be able to remove the actual drive from the external enclosure, look online for info on that.

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I'm not familiar with Carbonite but can't see why you couldn't use it to backup your new drive provided your PC just sees out as an ordinary (if external) drive. As for USB compatibility, the USB specification is backward compatable so your drive should work fine, if slower, when connected to a USB 1.0 port.

Hope that helps.

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Check the HDD on a different USB port. It there is still problem, try that with a different computer. If it still shows this issue, try changing the USB cable. If the issue persist, its your HDD.

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I believe a 12VDC at 2 amps would work but contact Segate to be sure.

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Here's one case. They're not terribly scarce, but not found just everywhere, either.

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search in ebay website...

thank you...

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The software that you are trying to install has not been verified for use with Windows 7.
It was verified for use with XP and 32-bit-Vista.

Look on SeaGate's web-site for an updated version of the software that will be compatible with Windows 7.

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Restore ur hardware & software configuration will fix ur problem and u might b use reginout to fix ur problem

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Your PC is trying to boot from your external hard/flash drive.

You have to change the boot order in the bios. While booting what the screen, you'll see a message "Select F2 for boot or DEL/F10 for setup"

Go for the setup option, this will take you into the bios. Read the instructions carefully, you need to change to boot order, choose CD for 1, HDD0 for 2 anything you like for third. Press F10 to save and exit. Your
PC should now boot properly.

Or, as its just a flash drive, don't plug it in until your PC has booted.

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Try using the device on another PC & see if it works. if it does then you have a issue with your PC. whast the OS you are using? also try another USB port.

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First check the bios setting and see which device is your default booting.

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shut down the PC. Restart it and reconnect the Seagate. The HDD should Work .

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Download "Testdisk & PhotoRec 6.10" from
and follow the instructions. TestDisk is a powerful data recovery utility. It was primarily designed to help recover lost partitions and/or make non-booting disks bootable again when these symptoms are caused by faulty software, certain types of viruses or human error (such as accidentally erasing your Partition Table).
Once you install the program, you can find step-by-step instructions in google. This program is really easy to use and will fix your hdd.

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is the power frequency different out in india, it's not just the voltages you have to watch!

If you can remove the hard drives and use a usb interface to connect them then software like filescavanger will recover files providing the hard spins up ok.

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I doubt that iTunes really moved/reorganized files on your computer.

iTunest may have created its own "Table Of Contents", presenting a "view" of all your files.

Open "My Computer" and open your external hard-drive.
The files should be in "your" order.

Open "My Documents". Open "My Music".
The files should be in "your" order.

If iTunes really did "reorganize" your files, there's no way to "go back", because "Windows System Restore" does not automatically created time-stamped backups of your 'My Documents' folder (nor of any external disk-drive -- where would it put that much data???).

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There's not much troubelshooting you can do with a failed external disk. power off PC and hd and then disconnect all cables, wait 30 secs, power the PC on, let it boot to the OS, power the hard drive on and then connect. If the drive shows up but you still cannot access it or get weird property readings, it generally means the hd controller has failed. If the data's worth more than $1000, you can take it to a data recovery group like Ontrak or Cherry Systems, but otherwise, just get a new hd and restore whatever backups you have.

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Double click on My Computer expand the "C" drive / minimise and simply drag from one drive to the other.

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Your installed music library in your external hard drive might not be supported by your media center on your new laptop, try to convert the files where the software are supported by your media player. try convert Master software, you can download it free then convert your files

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