Rebooting caused the device to completely disappear from my system. That didn't work either. Thanks for any suggestions! I am a complete idiot when it comes to computers ad how they work, so is this something you did on your own or did you haev a technician somewhere help http://drivit.net/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-desktop-disassembly.html
Are Wold Says: June 15, 2008 at 10:17 am | Reply This sounds like a slightly different problem. Any other Idea? And, the power supply is good. 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
Turned out my 250 gig drive was a 3,5 serial ATA or SATA. Nope. Using a kind of prying action slide your homemade spudger, while prying until you encounter something you can't slide past. http://sites.google.com/site/seagate7200fixhp24/ If you need help then let us know Helpful +0 Report janusz Aug 4, 2009 06:01PM Update: I shipped the 500 Gb drive last evening per Seagate instructions.
I took my Freeagent Desktop 500 USB and plug it into a windows XP PC. Thank you guys very much for the help. i found your site here. Seagate Manager Windows 10 TechwareLabs 832,375 views 4:51 Using a Hard Drive Enclosure for Data Recovery - Duration: 20:59.
I talked to Segate and yeah the will replace the drive if I give the $ 19.95 CAD for shipping or ship it myself. Tom Long 25,929 views 5:44 DIY Hard Drive Repair - Seagate Platter Swap - Data Recovery Video Project 3 - Duration: 52:27. I only wish I would have found your posts here before I reformatted the drive. ( I thought it was a problem with the mft ). Carry on spudging until your done.
But sometimes it does. [Solved] (Solved) Hard disk not detected (Solved) Helpful +47 Report janusz Oct 14, 2009 12:45PM The issue has been corrected by Seagate. Seagate Manager Download Do you know where I might find a replacement for that? Dan Says: April 24, 2008 at 3:08 am | Reply I was also having the Delayed write error, and then the drive not being recognized as connected. Category Science & Technology License Standard YouTube License Show more Show less Loading...
Or check the Device Manager to see if USB Mass storage is there. http://ccm.net/forum/affich-65321-500gb-sata-hard-disk-is-not-detecting Helpful +24 Report asqava Sep 26, 2009 04:41AM hey I currently have same problem like you guy... Seagate Freeagent Desktop Driver And just now the 3rd (replacement) gave up. Seagate Freeagent Go Software Was a pain.
Password Advanced Search Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Let me know how you get on. This needs fixing before any machine will recognised the drive. his comment is here Still better than nothing if you have no powered USB hub at hand, though.
The drive has been running for about an hour now! Seagate Freeagent Software After all those hours of working on the heat/light issue (which did absolutely NOTHING in my case), and groaning over a MASSIVE loss in data, all it took was a $20 When plugged in and turned on it starts spinning and then suddenly Seagate Freeagent Go not recognized as an identifiable USB device. 1TB Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external HD Storage data disappeared.
Step One: disk check. Judd Says: July 31, 2008 at 6:47 am | Reply Well now my drive has gone back to failing after a bit of hard use. Note: The default value is 15 minutes. Seagate Freeagent Go 500gb Troubleshooting Once asleep, it usually requires 30-60 seconds for the drive to wake up to full readiness once the user attempts to access it.
Joe Says: March 11, 2010 at 2:50 am | Reply Thanks Neil. The only thing is that I can't even open up the files on the hard drive. Brainfuck Interpreter written in x86 Assembly What's the easiest way to remove chewing gum from a medium-pile floor mat? weblink I WILL BE WAIT FOR UR REPLAY.
I know that doesn't help if it won't start. I have reviewed other forums also, and the concurrence seems to be a failure to dissappate heat. Today I've managed to get the drive visible for Device Manager and Disk Management … hell, even SeaTools can see it. If it works fine (and hopefully your files should still be there), then you buy an External enclosure of your liking (even a fancy USB 3.0 or eSata one if you
if, the sucker is not working, no matter what you tried then read-on. Sean Says: January 6, 2008 at 10:30 pm | Reply Same Deal! Discussion in 'Storage' started by Broman48, Apr 17, 2012. It came back, disappeared again, now it won't register on ANY computer that I have (a desktop and a laptop).
Unplug, leave for an hour and plug back in, okay for a bit. BHarmer Says: June 18, 2008 at 2:03 am | Reply I disabled the light and all worked fine for a day and then back came the DWF message. Despite what the previous poster said (and he has good points - in general, I think USB external drives have poor reliability) I would recommend the WD MyBook-series, as I know I used a flat screwdriver to remove the bottom cover, unscrewed the metal cover to get to the circuit board and unplugged the wire running to the light.
Mat Says: July 22, 2008 at 3:29 am | Reply I just wanted to give an update. I told them everything is fine… it is their damn drive. Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GT 512 Mb, unknown manufacturer. My retailer (komplett.no) sent me a new drive without any fuss.