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Seagate Backup Plus Portable drive can't be found on my computer

I'm trying to recover/troubleshoot my external hard drive (Seagate Backup Plus), for some reason it had just stop working. I'm on OSX and trying to troubleshoot it using my Windows XP running on ...
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184 views

External Seagate does not working anymore

A Seagate (500 GB) hard drive was working very well some days ago, I went to my friend and tried to transfer a 23-gigabyte game but while the transformation process the first 200-300 MB went well then ...
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292 views

What HDD diagnostic tool to trust?

I recently purchased external HDD (Samsung M3 Portable External Drive 1TB). I run basic diagnostic tests with SeaTools for Windows and unfortunately Short DST and Short Generic tests fail. I then ...
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The folders on my Seagate backup hardrives have been changed to shortcuts and no computer I plug them into can access the files

While using my Seagate backup hard drives, my Webroot anti-virus detected and cleaned some type of computer malware I encountered. Afterward the folders on the external hard drives have been changed ...
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104 views

Seagate expansion 1TB USB 3.0 on USB 2.0

I'd like to buy this drive (Seagate 1TB Expansion USB 3.0), but I have USB 2.0 only. Do I need an external power supply? Will 500mA of USB 2.0 be sufficient?
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118 views

How to control Seagate external drive power options

I have a 3TB Seagate Backup Plus USB 3.0 drive. I want to control the drive power options to have it turn off after a period of time, and have installed the Seagate Dashboard app just to set the power ...
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332 views

blinking external hard drive

I dropped my Seagate external hard drive not so high probably around 1 to 1.5 foot and now I cannot access it, what it does is it just keeps on blinking. Any ideas how do I troubleshoot it? It's ...
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262 views

Cannot access 3TB Barracuda after moving from internal SATA to external USB

I have a very similar problem to Matt's problem here. I had 2 Barracuda XT 3TB SATA drives in my desktop PC running Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. I sold the PC but kept the drives and bought a USB 3.0 ...
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698 views

External hard disk not working in windows 8

I am unable to access my external hard disk of seagate in windows 8. It is a company laptop and i am logging from admin account. Model: HP (Elite Book 8470P) I can see both drives when ever i plug ...
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717 views

Seagate External USB 3.0 HDD doesn't register when connected?

I've got a Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex Desk 2TB External USB 3.0/2.0 Hard Drive that I use for backups. I previously had issues with USB ports not supplying sufficient power to the drive, but that was ...
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616 views

Drive not detected in Windows 7 but Ubuntu detects it

I recently bought a Seagate Expansion 3TB (STBV3000300) external hard drive and tried running it on my computer with Windows 7 installed on it. It is not being detected by the computer. I tried ...
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My “Seagate FreeAgent Desktop USB Hard Dive” does not appear on “computer” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why my “Seagate FreeAgent Desktop USB Hard Drive” will not appear on my computer? When I try to connect my "Seagate FreeAgent Desktop USB Hard Dive" to my PC, usually it ...
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Why my “Seagate FreeAgent Desktop USB Hard Drive” will not appear on my computer?

Just try to watch a movie on Xbox360 but the USB was not recognizable. So my brother he clicked on"configure USB Drive" and he click on "customize". Few seconds later the screen froze, restarted the ...
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1answer
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Seagate FreeAgent XTreme 1.5TB - Faint Beeping but not recognised

I have a FreeAgent XTreme 1500GB (eSATA, Firewire400 and USB 2.0) external hard disk. The hard drive I have is the same as displayed in the image at ...
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1answer
728 views

SEAGATE Barracuda 7200.11 HDD not running

After a huge research, I'm stuck at the beggining of getting my HDD data back. Whats happening to me is that in the moment when I plug the power wire to my external 1TB SEAGATE Barracuda 7200.11 ...
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New Seagate GoFlex external hard drive reporting temperature 50C and higher--defective or normal?

I have a brand-new Seagate GoFlex hard drive, and my SMART diagnostics program (CrystalDiskInfo) is warnings me that the drive is running too hot. The lowest reported temperature I've seen it is 48C, ...
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mounting 3TB hard disk

I have a 3TB Seagate Barracuda disk (model no. st3000dm001). The disk contains data and uses ext3. I am using an external SATA enclouser via USB. I am trying to mount the disk using my ubuntu machine. ...
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How do I gain access to my new Seagate HD?

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 ...
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1k views

Something went wrong with external hard-drive, can I get my data back?

I have Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex External Hard Drive (500GB) and today when I plugged it to the laptop, it wasn't detected, and the indicator also remained off, however, I noticed a beep sound at ...
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308 views

What is the Seagate GO Flex External HDD standard and how does it differ from USB? [closed]

I am looking at the specs for seagate 1 TB 2.5" external hdds. I see there are two variants of external hdd. One says USB expansion another is Go Flex. What are the technical differences between these ...
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1answer
110 views

Where did my backup folder go on my external drive?

I've been successfully using a Seagate FreeAgent Go to backup my files for some time now. Last night I moved a folder to this drive and may have unplugged it before safely ejecting it from Windows. ...
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310 views

What exactly is Seagate's GoFlex product line and its advantages and disadvantages?

I read a lot about Seagate's GoFlex, see some videos, see the product listings, but to be honest, its not ever clear to me what exactly they are trying to sell me. So, is this simply external drives ...
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969 views

External USB harddrive going unresponsive after a few hours of use

I mount my Seagate FreeAgent Pro external harddrive to my Fedora box via USB. I use it as storage for my backups. Recently, it's been giving me some problems. I attempted to contact Seagate and they ...
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2answers
2k views

How avoid my external HD regularly disconnecting and reconnecting automatically?

I have a Seagate Expansion Drive 1.5TB external HD connected on my PC with Windows 7 ultimate. The problem is the HD is regularly disconnecting and reconnecting automatically when the HD is idle? ...
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2answers
640 views

Can External Hard Drives be Permanently Mounted for Routine Backing Up?

I have a couple external hard drives I use for backing up data. The way I use them is simply keep them stored until needed, and then I plug them in, let them get recognized and then backup data... I ...