Question about Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM, USB 2.0, eSATA, External 500 GB Hard Drive

1 Answer

I have an seagate freeagent 500gig external hardrive and it fell off the counter and the part that connects to the cable for transfer data snapped off from the drive. I wiped my laptop and now I can't get my stuff back is there anyway to get the info off of it?

Posted by mobaxta on

Ad

1 Answer

Patrick Davis

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    New Friend:

    An expert that has 1 follower.

  • Expert
  • 94 Answers

There is,open the 500gb external case and take out the hard drive. go to your nearest computer shop and pick up an empty external hard drive case for internal drives.make sure its a sata drive,get your hard drive and put it in and reconnect it to your computer. those cases run around 80 bucks to you may need to look online for one to get a better deal

Posted on Mar 07, 2011

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

3 Answers

How to recove Seagate external hard drive data?


Probably, the new operating system cannot recognize your Seagate external hard drive. You can connect the Seagate external hard drive to another computer to copy data to another device. If the problem still exists, you might need to perform data recovery. You can free download the data recovery software: http://www.icare-recovery.com/seagate-recovery/seagate-external-cannot-be-recognized.html

May 14, 2014 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro 500GB External USB...

1 Answer

Seagate freeagent 1 tb fell on the floor. when I connected it again it said 0 no partition found - what to do? I don't want to lose any data on it. thanks, Eli


If you are lucky and there is no scracthes on hdd disks, you can recover your files but not at home. Go to a recovery data office in your area and they can test your hdd and tell you what to do next. Do not try to recover data with any software because you can damage irrevesible your hdd and lose all your data.

Mar 13, 2011 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

1 Answer

I have free agent desktop 500gig, it fell down from the table and computer does not see it any more. What can I do myself? How can I diassemble (get inside) it? Thank you, Lev


If you get no joy using the Troubleshooting Guide then try this...
You will need to check You Tube to find a Dismantle on your product and follow the step guide on here, the procedure should be similar.
Check 1st that your External HDD has an P.C. internal HDD inside, from You Tube, before dismantle of your External HDD. Connections for an Internal Laptop HDD may have same connections as P.C. not sure though.
Once your happy that it has continue reading and follow the step guide on the link below.
My neighbour has the Seagate FreeAgent Desk 500GB, and in under 2 weeks it started to beep and was not recognized by any Laptop or P.C. if this is the same for you with any FreeAgent Desk series ( not GO series, different procedure for GO products). You maybe in luck click this link, you may have to register in the forums to view thread.... http://www.yo-lid.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t=84 Thread can be found in 'Technical' under 'General Technical Issues',
Only attempt this option if you have important information saved in it, you will find that you will be charged by your product makers for retrieval of any information saved on your product.
Thumbs up please if it's any use to you Thank you.

Aug 28, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

1 Answer

How do i fix an external hard drive (seagate freeagent) that makes a beeping sound and is not recognized by my system ?


Look inside your P.C. 1st to check SATA data connection type.
eSATA is a different connection from SATA so you might need an eSATA data lead if you follow the guide in the link, not sure if it just external connections only and plain SATA connection inside.
Google image 'eSATA' data lead/cable and you will see the difference between the eSATA and SATA connection if you don't already know.
My neighbour has the Seagate FreeAgent Desk 500GB (Externel HardDrive), and in under 2 weeks it started to beep and was not reconized by any Laptop or P.C. if this is the same for you with any FreeAgent Desk series ( not GO series, different procedure for GO products). You maybe in luck click this link, you may have to register in the forums to view thread.... http://www.yo-lid.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=32&t​=84 Thread can be found in 'Technical' under 'General Technical Issues' Dont worry if your a novice like me with computers, the guide is quite easy to follow...

Aug 08, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

1 Answer

Installing 1tb External Hardrive from Freeagent onto Macbook Pro


I would be tempted to format the drive using the disk utility whch can be found under applications and then utilities once opened choose your drive in the left hand window and on the right hand side click on erase. If you are using the Seagate drive for the Mac only, format it as a Mac OS Extended (journaled) Choose your volume format and name and then erase. Hope this helps.

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

2 Answers

USB port broken in 1TB seagate Freeagent external hard drive


This listing (260320213027) has been removed, or this item is not available.
IS THERE ANOTHER SITE THAT WILL FIT MY SEAGATE EXTERNAL HARD DRIVE, 1TB?

Feb 20, 2009 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

1 Answer

Hard Drive Dropped


Turn off your computer and then plug in the FreeAgent external drive. Then try turning your computer on, it should read.  If it doesn't I would go to the Seagate website for troubleshooting.

Jan 31, 2009 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

1 Answer

Seagate 500 external hardrive


It could be that the PCB or the connection within the external casing has a problem.

Try disassembling it and putting the Hard Disk into another external case to see if the disk is okay, if it is then viola! you have your data back.

Jan 14, 2008 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM, USB 2.0, eSATA, External 500 GB Hard Drive Logo

439 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Seagate Computers & Internet Experts

Ekse

Level 3 Expert

13434 Answers

ChinthakaJ
ChinthakaJ

Level 3 Expert

943 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

6082 Answers

Are you a Seagate Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...