I've got a new Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Home external HD. I connected it a few days ago, and it seemed to be fine. Then, it seemed to no longer be assessible from any PC. So I thought I would reboot the router it's connected to, but that didn't help. Next I cycled the power on the GoFlex, but that didn't seem to help, either. Is there a particular sequence I need to do, in order to make connection with the GoFlex?
Your router probably is set up with DHCP, which means that it assigns an ip address to each computer/device connected to it. Though they shouldn't change the ip address, I've seen routers change ip addresses of devices often.
So two options are:
Let me know what works for you.