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I always get good info from the great minds on this site so figured I'd come here! bzz, bzz, bzz... The reader can rest assured that I was not particularly amused by hearing exactly the same hum sequence with the drive on the bench. Last edited: Apr 17, 2012 Apr 17, 2012 at 11:58 PM #5 95Viper Joined: Oct 12, 2008 Messages: 5,521 (1.87/day) Thanks Received: 2,524 Location: στο άλφα έως ωμέγα System Specs System http://qrwsoftware.com/seagate-freeagent/seagate-freeagent-external-hard-drive-not-recognized-mac.html

And also, I can envision taking it to a local shop, but they are not as "corporate" as US companies (I mean, the little technology shops around Taipei)... Are Wold Says: November 18, 2007 at 7:33 pm | Reply Yes. POOOS Says: March 27, 2008 at 4:11 pm | Reply I am having problems with my 250gb FreeAgent. If you can get it running it would be prudent to transfer the contents to a new drive.

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Does anyone else get the buzzing sound? It's still under warranty, but I've got all kinds of "stuff" on it. Inicia sesión para que tengamos en cuenta tu opinión. If you're having problems with your computer, post on the forums and we'll help you fix it.

It really was just the enclosure and my drive is working fine. So my brother he clicked on"configure USB Drive" and he click on "customize". The system log shows input/ouput errors and suddenly the drive disappears with the error ‘no media present'. Seagate Freeagent Go with the buzzing and the beeps, although it sounds more like clicks on mine.

Please help! http://ak.buy.com/db_assets/prod_lrg_images/102/204110102.jpg AudioHound11-07-2007, 04:11 PMI have the same Freeagent drive that crashed in the same way with just a vibration and some beeps. Greg King10-08-2007, 06:03 PMHonestly, I would contact Seagate about this. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/262160-32-seagate-free-agent-detected Our hole world fall apart......panic......sweat.......

I'm just loathe to crack open the enclosure to access the files I have stored on there if there's a possibility that the drive is faulty and won't be of any Seagate Manager Windows 10 Ante11-08-2007, 03:23 AMHello everyone. Sata or Ata 3.5′ or 2.5'… http://www.antec.com/us/productDetails.php?ProdID=77150# or any other ideas of reliable enclosure ? Adam Says: November 9, 2007 at 2:05 am | Reply I'm using Windows XP-SP2 … I got my FreeAgent drive 1-2 months ago … everything worked as it should until yesterday

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Go back to the store and get a new external hard drive from the warranty. http://www.doityourself.com/forum/computers-internet-capable-devices-peripherals/459972-seagate-freeagent-500gb-drive-problem.html I'm glad I'm not the only one with this problem!!!:confused: Thanks!!! Seagate Freeagent External Hard Drive Not Recognized How does the case open? Seagate Freeagent Desk Driver 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,

Anyone else have experience with Seagate externals & issues like this? weblink 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 had never heard of this working until you kindly posted your experience in the forums. The problem with the seagate external HD (desktop 250GB) was, i believe, the power supply. Seagate Freeagent Desk Power Supply Specs

Just beware if you're over Seagate. I guess I'll stay away until they fiqure this one out or go out of business. Another thing...... navigate here This is for me and my family a disaster.

Of course I've yet to confirm my problem but I am confident you've helped out. Seagate Manager Download It wasn`t the burned circuit board. I'm going to try to open the case like the other users and see if the drive still works.

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Update 31/08: After a night's rest, the drive was detected by OS X and appeared to function normally. but if the problem is indeed the motor for the drive then this won't help. Derrick Says: December 28, 2007 at 11:07 pm | Reply Actually I went back to get my refund and decided to just direct replace. Seagate Freeagent Desktop Disassembly Although the other day i was carrying my external drive while holding on to the cord with the other hand (Still plugged in to the USB cord port) i dropped the

I believe the drive has a jumper to force it to work with SATA 150 and think that is worth a shot. Kougar03-21-2008, 01:54 PMThat msg would be due to the drive itself. unplug the spindlely thin wires with the white plug head. his comment is here I'm copying about 50GB of data over to it (while keeping the original stuff, just in case).

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