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How to make disk accept 2TB Seagate? [duplicate]

I have a 2TB external hard drive from Seagate that will not show up on Windows 10, but it will on Mac OS. I have followed the steps on Seagate's website, in particular populating the disk and noted ...
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What advantages does the Seagate 8TB ST8000AS0002 have over the ST8000NM0105?

I looked up both on desktech.com: ST8000AS0002 ST8000NM0105 The price may change over time, but they currently appear to be basically identical. The only metric that could be better is the power ...
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New Win10 PC cannot access Seagate NAS share

I'm deploying a new Dell Windows 10 PC and it is unable to access our Seagate Personal Cloud share. If I open Network in File Explorer I see the device listed under "Computer" as well as ...
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Data Recovery From An Encrypted External Drive I Formatted? [duplicate]

I have a drive which is showing signs of bad sectors. Errors are "Current Pending Sector Count" and "Uncorrectable Sector Count". Crystal Disk Info did that buzz sound which I ...
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Why does Windows 10 stop seeing an internal hard drive while I am using a program on it?

Fundamental question: is my drive failing and I should clone the information off it onto a new (preferably SSD) hard drive? The computer is running Windows 10.0.19041 Build 19041, with a Gigabyte H370 ...
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1 month old hdd acting weirdly, random 100% disk usage

I have a brand new 4TB Seagate Barracuda HDD that I bought barely 4 weeks ago that seems to act weirdly since a few days. I noticed that whenever theres any kind of activity(writing/reading)on the HDD,...
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Hard drives seemingly no longer has bad sectors on it after erase and reformat

I have a Seagate SSHD laptop hard drive. When I use Seagates Software SeaTools. The drive used to fail the short drive self-tests and the long generic test. When it failed tests sea tools would warn ...
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Seagate HDD spins up and down constantly

so I have a new computer Ryzen 5600X on Gigabyte B550 Aorus Elite v2. Pretty sweet, BUT the secondary HDD Seagate Barracuda 2TB sometimes starts to act weirdly: spins up and next second spins down ...
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Windows 10 performance issues - Could this be the SHDD?

I built my daughter a PC 9 months ago. It's been running fine but now it's started taking a long time to fully load and trying to do any task would take ages or fail to work at all. I've noticed in ...
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Having problems with dropped hard disk

I was playing Xbox and my 3TB Seagate external hard drive fell and hit the floor. I plugged it back into the Xbox and now it wont detect my games from the hard drive. is there a way to fix this. The ...
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My new external HDD is generating clicking noise and vibration, is that normal?

I just bought 2 new 3.5" external HDDs STEL10000400 and STEL6000200 and noticed that there is a clicking sound on both while copying files to my drive and if i touched the HDD or even the table ...
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Conflicting results from a squeaking hard drive

For some time now, I hear a squeaking sound from my Seagate HDD when reading or writing a file, sometimes when the drive is idle.I verified that it isn't a fan or a heat sink, and when that happens I ...
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Acer predator helios 300 ph315-51-78np SSD upgrade

Before asking this question I have made researches and did not find an appropriate answer. My laptop model is Acer predator helios 300 ph315-51-78np with 16gb ram and 256ssd (windows preinstalled on ...
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Size of the advanced write cache in the Seagate Exos 7E8 models?

Could anybody please tell me the size of the advanced write cache in the Seagate models ST4000NM000A and ST8000NM000A? The datasheet just mentions: "2M internal NOR flash". This is obviously ...