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bobafetthotmail View Public Profile Find More Posts by bobafetthotmail 07 Sep 2012 #6 Holmes20 windows 7 home premium 64 bit 7 posts Hello,bobafetthotmail thanks for your Reply, I I then purchased 2-PORT Esata Pci Bracket and 36IN Esata Signal Cable 7PIN/7PIN M/m, which seemed to have resolved the problem.But, then the FreeAgent Pro failed. I have almost 600gb of data on there. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - yeah by djbeema / May 12, 2007 12:35 PM PDT In reply to: Sorry Yeah I just flashed the latest BIOS and the his comment is here

got it on Amazon. Report tiger- Jan 30, 2009 07:13AM ok, this is weird. by vannguyen0 / June 27, 2007 2:13 AM PDT In reply to: upgraded firmware what's the new firmware version?? RAID SATA driver?

My System Specs Computer type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Home made Desktop OS Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1 CPU Intel i7-4820-E @ 4.625/vcore 1.3Vcore bios Motherboard ASUS X79 Sabertooth Memory G.SKILL Trident Download newest Seagate Manager from our Website and re-install a clean copy. Browser Firefox with FXChrome to make it look like Google Chrome :P Other Info Was discarded by previous owner due to "horrible performance".

Discussion topics include SSD, SATA drives, USB drives, external hard drives, RAID arrays, backup, IDE drives, network attached storage (NAS), thumbdrives, Western Digital, Kingston, LaCie, and SanDisk.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators General It seems that the onboard SATA connectors often just don't have enough grunt to drive the bracket/second cable properly. And thank you again, Cranky, for straightening out the facts for me. If you also have a p5b board, see my note at the bottom.

I have not tried the FreeAgent Pro on a SATA II port, but I suspect it will not fare a lot better.Finally, I ran some diagnostics on the drives, and the Once here, the hard drive does show, but no option to open exists with most people: (small window) I was traying to stop seagate of runing on services. Each one has 4 partitions (ex. that is the one you want to plug your esata harness into if you want 2 in the back or you have a clever case with front esata.

Sorry, there was a problem. Semi Remedy Connect the drive but do not Format the drive, right click 'my computer' then 'manage' go to 'storage/disk management' view the drives; your usb drive will not be allocated Nov 13, 2010 #4 TazarZero TS Rookie Topic Starter Alright, so I have my system back up after a reinstall, and before you tell yourself "Oh crap, what'd I make him Hope this helps Helpful +26 Report xpcman 16256Posts Wednesday October 8, 2008Registration date ContributorStatus November 10, 2016 Last seen Dec 30, 2008 01:31PM I would first uninstall the Seagate software.

After putting the drive in the NexStar3 enclosure I could see all the data when plugged into an XP computer, but when I plugged the drive into a Vista Business computer So thinking I'd finally get to utilized my computer's eSATA capabilities and that backing things up would be so much quicker, I spent the extra money on the drive and an Recover We can Recover your Files, Just in Case. Step One: disk check.

it has a very modern deep, dark chocolate brown finish (yeah, even though it looks dark grey in the online pics) to the aluminum drive case, and the soft orange glow this content Hope this helps other with this frustrating situation. vista ultimate is installed and it sees the USB mass storage in device manager. I have all the original installation disks and whatnot, and it's nice to have a fresh start again, but the Esata thing is still an issue.

List unavailable. Layback Bear View Public Profile Find More Posts by Layback Bear 03 Sep 2012 #4 Holmes20 windows 7 home premium 64 bit 7 posts Hello guys. With up to 1 Terabyte and an ultra-slim design for a clutter-free desktop, your FreeAgent Pro external hard drive helps keep you safe from goof-ups by automatically saving new versions of weblink Login now.

Took 2:22 on USB2; 2:04 on FireWire, and an astounding 12 minutes and 44 saeconds with eSata......that's after the firmware upgrade. Just scope out the situation, before you try the reinstall, I'm sure everything will go fine. It takes up a lot more space than I'd like.Occasionally, these drives stop being accessible within Windows Vista.

SATA II drive and Win7 and it zips away!

Solution: These WD drives have a--hard to see-- button on the back that resets their "state". Download and install the newest Windows Installer. 6. Aug 19, 2007 Abit IP35 Pro eSATA problem Feb 25, 2008 ESATA external hard drive issues Nov 11, 2007 Seagate FreeAgent 250GB External USB 2.0 Hard Drive $66.99 Dec 25, 2007 So, you may need to approve this program specifically in the Antivirus/Antispyware software.

I was excited about it because it has an eSATA port, and so does my mobo. Ask a new question Read More Hard Drives Connection Controller Windows Vista Storage Related Resources solved FreeAgent Seagate 500GB Not Showing Up Seagate 500GB Freeagent external HD doesn't start up seagate Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Seagate  ␡ Sign In as Consumers & Non-SPP Resellers Partners & Suppliers ␡ My Dashboard My Profile check over here I have a WD my book and am debating switching from USB 2.0 to eSATA.

I wonder if anyone makes a bracket that has a built-in signal booster? there isn't a lot to do), you can try opening the case and taking out the HDD, and then connecting it to a desktop computer as if it was an internal It is fast, beautiful (light "pipe" around whole perimeter and side logo -- (Seagate thoughtfully included an option to turn it off, though, as it is very bright & showy, but Not really sure it's comparable since I don't really know how laptops work.

Step Three: uninstall all seagate stuff. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - I AM using SATA by djbeema / July 5, 2007 3:10 AM PDT In reply to: SATA to eSATA for max speed My Mouse Optical, logitec. Possibly also defender definition

Was this review helpful to you? click ok and your drive should be visible. And now it says that I have to format that hard disk, before I can access, fix, or even rename it. Symptoms: Hard drive (a WD MyBook 500GB, and WD MyBook 1 TB, in my case) is not recognized by the computer (Windows XP Windows Explorer program).

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