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Any thoughts? DAVID 2.0 Says: July 25, 2008 at 8:35 am | Reply I visited every review video on YouTube and ragged on this garbage creation by Seagate. Now, I just need to get the drive to my buddy to try to access it. Broman48 says thanks. http://johnfladung.net/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-500gb-not-working.html

Using a kind of prying action slide your homemade spudger, while prying until you encounter something you can't slide past. I've read most of the responses and haven't recall anyone saying they had to format. I rarely have problems with internal drives, so maybe it’s just the crap USB to SATA / PATA interface that’s the source of the problems. As Sean says above - thanks for your investigation, Sean! - the problem is more likely with the enclosure and not the drive itself, but there are plenty of options for

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But, with the instructions posted and knowing where to start from, it was ok. hiyman02-05-2008, 07:12 PMWhat do you mean? Cargando...

I will need to recover some files off the drive, naturally. Hard drives never appear under "My Computer". can anyone give me the specs on theirs? 110v? Seagate Freeagent Go It gets much easier after you get the first one.

use something softer like a spludge (as decribed near the top of this thread by Sean) made of plastic or wood, or do as i did and pry it lose with Seagate Freeagent Driver But, I don't remember what it looked like before I took it apart. the drive is most likely dead Just like AudioHound said the hard drive itself is crap!!! see this here Hope is the last thing that leaves man, so as I had a the power supply or interface card (both products of glorious Chinese "quality") suspected , I opened the plastic

Anyone else have experience with Seagate externals & issues like this? Seagate Manager Windows 10 SO far the drive does appear to be cooler currently 39c after running for an hour doing backups. http://forums.seagate.com/t5/FreeAg...GB-Desktop-USB/m-p/904?view=by_date_ascending http://forums.seagate.com/t5/FreeAgent-Products/Freeagent-Pro-500gb-power-issues/td-p/4457 New Power Supply, check for compatibility: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0030BMV9O/?tag=tec06d-20 Those older black and orange models had some power issues and there were firmware updates for some drives. I only use it to put the drive to sleep after 15 minutes.

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This will most likely void your warranty!!! http://www.doityourself.com/forum/computers-internet-capable-devices-peripherals/459972-seagate-freeagent-500gb-drive-problem.html Apr 17, 2012 at 10:34 PM #4 Broman48 New Member Joined: Dec 9, 2009 Messages: 6 (0.00/day) Thanks Received: 2 digibucc said: ↑ it's possible that the drive is fine, but Seagate Freeagent External Hard Drive Not Recognized Jerry2000, Aug 12, 2015 #3 Eric328 Joined: Sep 29, 2015 Messages: 3 Likes Received: 0 I have exactly the same problem. Seagate Freeagent Desk Driver My original 320GB 3.5in Pushbutton drive is still going strong (touch wood) and I use it to backup my work PC and laptop.

I think you might have to take the unit apart in order to be able to slip the piece of paper. this content It occasionally likes to beep at me but doesn't power down or anything. POOOS Says: March 27, 2008 at 4:11 pm | Reply I am having problems with my 250gb FreeAgent. Thanks, Damon sunwmax11-10-2007, 12:34 AMNick1696 - can you please post: - a detailed picture of the drive's label OR - the exact model number that appears on the label? Seagate Freeagent Desk Power Supply Specs

Hindsight is always 20/20 yeah? Good luck. Any suggestions on what to do next. http://johnfladung.net/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-go-500gb-not-working.html Please.

I recently downloaded the Hard drive manager from Seagate (probably the only good thing they offer) and I switched the sleep timer to 5 hours, it seems to be running much Seagate Manager Download Has anyone tried these solutions long term yet? I lost my Y-cable and had a heck of a time accessing my data.

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ureviews 5.545 visualizaciones 3:13 How to disassemble your Seagate Expansion Portable 1TB Hard drive - Duración: 5:52. Try other USB drive works perfectly but Seagate FreeAgent Desktop USB Drive just don't work. So I just invested in a 500GB FreeAgent Desktop for my daughters Mac. Seagate Freeagent Desktop Disassembly if, the sucker is not working, no matter what you tried then read-on.

My Free Agent worked with Win 7 as a backup device until I upgraded to Win 10. Nick169611-06-2007, 03:03 PMMy freeagent drive, that I've had about 3 months craped out on me right after I finely filed it up {500gb}:mad: when i tried to compress it, it also Keep the temperature of the USB - SATA translator PCB as low as possible (ideally, below 30C) and you can' go wrong. check over here Añadir a Cargando listas de reproducción...