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Keep the temperature of the USB - SATA translator PCB as low as possible (ideally, below 30C) and you can' go wrong. If not, I'd take it out of the case, buy a new case, and run it that way. My 320 GB freeagent would work for 1-2 mins max and then stop responding. Heres how to open the drive i will upload pics of the proses! http://johnfladung.net/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-250gb-not-working.html

Any suggestions on what to do next. I don't think there would be much of a problem copyright wise as a lot of it was old vinyl thats been deleted. The light kept flashing even when not connected to a USB port. However following on from the last post I removed the base again and unscrewed the circuit board from the base of the housing, but left it otherwise attached to the drive visit

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This is a failure that CAN be fixed through a third party data salvaging company, basically by rebuilding the drive with the existing platters, but it will be a VERY expensive My drive did work sporadically, so with a bit of luck you could be able to extract your stuff before sending it in for a replacement. However, I needed the 200 GB of data on the drive so shipping it out or swapping at my local outlet isn't an option.

Cargando... In fact, me SECOND drive has just done the same thing. If I return this drive to costco, how do I protect my personal data? Seagate Freeagent Desktop Troubleshooting This worked perfectly and no files were lost from the drive.hope this helps....

Mar 02, 2011 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro Desktop - 320GB -... 1 Answer My seagate external HD is not recognised. Seagate Freeagent Driver Configuration is easy. (3) Buy a better alternative. after using it for a month or so.. http://forums.techgage.com/archive/index.php/t-2481.html TS Says: November 18, 2007 at 7:16 pm | Reply Hey I came across this site while looking up solutions for my Seagate 250GB hard drive.

Expand Popular Questions 15 Answers Seagate freeagent 500g usb 2.0 beeps sound Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB,... 5 Answers FreeAgent Drive is Read Only on Mac OS X Seagate FreeAgent Pro Seagate Freeagent Desktop 500gb Posters have reported that their drive became stable after unplugging the front light (!) - and it worked for me as well. Thank you so much, I was about to trash this piece of junk. Now to another tricky question.

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I also don't leave them plugged in 24/7 but rather make the backups after changes, updates, new important files, etc.Click to expand... https://arewold.wordpress.com/2007/08/27/having-problems-with-the-seagate-freeagent-500-gb-external-disk-drive/ but if the problem is indeed the motor for the drive then this won't help. Seagate Freeagent Desk Driver Hence me searching and finding you guys, looking for some one to make a doll of and stick pins in to. Seagate Freeagent External Hard Drive Not Recognized They will tell you its your problem with your BIOS.

I use two external drives and stagger the backups, just in case one backup fails. this content New cable did not fix the problem, new power supply did not help, disconnecting the light, nothing. I thought I was the only one!!!!!! I just went and got a Mad Dog external case and hooked it up a few minutes ago. Seagate Freeagent Desk Power Supply

If anyone has any job with this...eg: removing the chip inside and putting it into a replacement hard drive I'd be really keen to know about that. I tried using this drive once more before I sent it back for a replacement - of course it worked. Dirk Says: May 7, 2008 at 1:02 pm | Reply This hint seems to be a winner. http://johnfladung.net/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-desktop-500gb-not-working.html If so Email me at [email protected]

visit freeagent website... Seagate Manager Windows 10 trebius. I turn it off, and it actually goes off (unlike before when I had to pull the power cord out).

Now i cant use it at all at my computer.

Step 5. Stops the reboot of my XP Pro OS. With this drive, which is otherwise very reliable, liberated from the dreaded heat-insulating steel/plastic wrap, I immediately tried to hook it up to my external SATA system. Seagate Manager Download What can we do about this.

Reformatting using Apple Disk Utility doesn't help, Seagate's Mac Formatting Utility doesn't help… this is completely stressing me out. I'm so happy it lit up... Trouble, Aug 12, 2015 #2 Advertisements Jerry2000 Joined: Aug 1, 2015 Messages: 16 Likes Received: 0 This is a powered device. check over here Vicutu11-29-2007, 06:28 AMI'm (most sadly) joining your ranks.

After about 12 buzzes, all noises and motion stops. Most modern motherboards natively support SMART and probably you have noticed the reported temperatures when setting up your BIOS. My Free Agent worked with Win 7 as a backup device until I upgraded to Win 10. I won't go near a Seagate product for a long, long time… ogiepogi Says: July 21, 2008 at 1:08 pm | Reply my gosh… i got this problem for months!!!

TomH7520, Dec 22, 2015, in forum: Drivers Replies: 2 Views: 1,803 BigFeet Dec 22, 2015 Seagate 3tb External Hard Drive Stef, Apr 1, 2016, in forum: Hardware Replies: 3 Views: 561 I have about 250 gigs worth of files on it and like an idiot I use the drive as the primary location for those files instead of a backup. Neat little trick.....I guess it may work with ANY hard drive, not just a freeagent Mental note # 2,037,429,175 :techgage::techgage: Merlin :techgage::techgage: lazerradial200306-06-2008, 06:40 PMYeah should work with any hard drive, dvs21112-18-2007, 09:02 PMHi, i am having a problem with my 250gb external drive.

There is no doubt that the USB-SATA PCB at the base of the case runs far too hot, (the heat rising into the upper section containg the drive itself), and cooling,