Rescue Rescue your data. Windows 7 or Vista requests drivers for an external drive. Can I backup multiple PCs to one external drive? I’m a professional photographer who fills up two portable drives a year I swap the onsite and offsite copies after each shoot. The Mac version contains platform-specific backup software and maybe a couple of other goodies that I don’t need or won’t miss. You can’t really go wrong with either drive both companies offer a great five-year warranty , but I like the form factor of the Seagates a bit better they’re a fraction of an inch smaller in all dimensions but LOOK even more svelte than they are. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category.

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Recover Recover your files. Selecting a different country will clear your cart. One more thing about the dock: Automatically back up and sync your files with the included software.

Support rows Support Support. So far, so good.

Seagate FreeAgent Go GB External RPM (STFGA2E1-RK) HDD | eBay

For some reason, this drive is really heavy and I could see someone easily dropping it after picking it up expecting it to be very light. What does it mean? This thing is badass and looks much more attractive than other externals I’ve seen.


Seagate warranties the drive for 5 years, but it’s a whole lot of no fun trying to navigate their cold, impersonal website. Due to the idiosyncracies of file systems and how bits and bytes are counted in the computer industry, the usable capacity of the GB Seagate drive is actually just Gb.

Seagate FreeAgent Go gb External Hard Drive | eBay

Systems Deploy better infrastructure. Drive reports write protected or read only when trying to save to or delete from it.

It also notched up a copy transfer speed where we copy data from one location on the drive to another of I need power and lots of it. No Firmware Found for my drive.

Seagate FreeAgent Go

If you need to store files, photos, or movies this hard drive is for you. I have no basis behind that other than it “feels” more fragile. See all 1, reviews. It took several tries at freeageent site to get the correct model name entered without being rejected as invalid.

This makes it one of the fastest external hard drives we’ve tested. Simply pop your drive into the Frseagent dock whenever you want to access your files—no more fumbling for cables! Will my drive work with Windows 7?

The program allows you to select which files to back up and when you want the process to occur, and it is very user-friendly. Please try again later. Pros Attractive design, good transfer speeds, runs relatively cool and silent, simple and useful 2250gb software. How do I copy the OS and files – laptop.


The Mac version contains platform-specific backup software and maybe a couple of other goodies that I don’t need or won’t miss. Unfortunately, the 1TB ones seem a bit more fragile. How to defragment a hard drive in Windows.

That bonus really should have been packaged with the drive instead of the dock, but I’m not complaining. No articles available for this product. Can I backup multiple PCs to one external drive? The downside to using the Seagate dock and this is why I give this setup 4 stars, not 5 is that, for reasons I don’t comprehend, it takes up TWO USB ports on your computer.

Apart from the dock, another advantage of the Seagate drive over the WD Passport is that it seems more power-efficient. Procedure for firmware update via bootable CD Windows.