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Click on the General tab. Follow the tutorial linked and select "Automatically fix file system errors", be warned that it should take a long while, like say overnight, if it tries to annoy you saying "running However, my friend who is borrowing my drive at the moment is having the same issues with the drive. If you have lost data and disk repair software has failed you… it might even work after you unplug that stupid little light. http://taskflowapp.com/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-go-hard-drive-not-working.html

Obviously. I'm not very impressed considdering the amount of data I have on there that I need, and I used it as a backup before formating my normal Mac. But with an ugly dos-like text-on-black-screen interface that does not let you do nothing else until it's finished, still taking the same pretty long while. Sean Says: January 6, 2008 at 10:30 pm | Reply Same Deal!

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Of course I've yet to confirm my problem but I am confident you've helped out. You can try to connect it to a powered USB hub and see if it's a power issue, otherwise it should give you some chances to access the files and copy Then i installed it too on a friend's mac and all the files needed were deleted.

Any help is appreciated. only way to know is to get another usb adapter or stick it in a machine and test. It works Its faster. Seagate Manager Download When you do a RMA you'll get someone else's Hard Drive and it comes with a sticker that says "seagate Certified Repair" Thank you so much.

A Status Type drop-down menu will appear. Seagate Freeagent Go Software Could this be the harddrive, or just the enclosure that's broken? Take a pair of side cutes and preformed dental surgery and snipped out all of the vent pieces until you have a square hole. http://www.seagate.com/support/external-hard-drives/desktop-hard-drives/freeagent-desk/ Yes, it may just be the shell.

I tried calling Tech Support. Seagate Freeagent Go 500gb Troubleshooting I purchased the 500GB FreeAgent Desktop external and after 2 weeks my usb connector (I purchased the usb only version) broke and I couldn't connect the drive at all to a I don't want to lose all my important data I had saved. Tony's commentary above is very accurate IMHO, and I wonder how this case design got by anyone in Seagate.

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I used two butter knives and a pearing knife with a sharp point to unscrew the tiny Phillips screws from the base of the hard drive. http://support.seagate.com/kbimg/flash/211851/211851_EN.html Kitt B. Seagate Freeagent Desktop Driver Steve Says: June 10, 2008 at 2:50 am | Reply Hallelujah! Seagate Freeagent Power Supply More research and no Seagate for me I guess.

CANDY LAIRD Says: August 10, 2008 at 6:16 pm | Reply THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! this content Going to try some ways to keep the drive cool and see if it makes a difference. Jun 26, 2012 at 12:59 AM #9 offspring2525 New Member Joined: Jun 26, 2012 Messages: 1 (0.00/day) Thanks Received: 0 I'm having almost the exact same problem as the OP. I'm in the process of disassembling this and I'll post back later if it's worked. Seagate Manager Windows 10

I know… crude way to do things, BUT the drive has been plugged in and working for over 7 straight days. I'll never buy anything from seagate again. Excellent, thanks very much for your posts! weblink Are Wold Says: November 12, 2007 at 11:53 am | Reply Thanks for posting, people!

Any help would be appreciated. Seagate Freeagent Software go to control panel-hardware and sounds-devices and printer now here check if your drive is showing.i probably guess it must b showing because you can see the disk in disk management. I needed my data immediately so this is what I did.

Yes the touch sensitive button's a hassle.

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. Best Wishes, Tony Lyons. Thanks again! Seagate Freeagent Go 320gb The drive has worked fine for several weeks.

The drives are nice looking, but I hope anyone who wants one strongly consider the commentary and effort expended by so many who have posted here before they plunk down their Had ordered a new case from Buy.com, took the drive out of the enclosue. brian Says: January 21, 2008 at 7:50 pm | Reply I have having the same problem with the Seagate 500 gb. check over here I intended to use it for my Mac Mini, as a media server/backup solution, and so I formatted it as one big HFS+ partition.

Unplug the drive completely, reattach everything and it doesn't show up in Windows at all. I verified the power supply, USB port and USB cable was okay using new FreeAgent drive, which worked just fine; so I just shipped the bad one back to Seagate and I had the FreeAgent 250 USB only enclosure. Rating is available when the video has been rented.

Having the air flow underneath seems to have solved the problem because it has been working great ever since.