Forum discussion tagged with seagate.
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    Question HDD detected in bios but not in windows

    Hi. So here you go, I have a Seagate Barracuda HDD with a capacity of 250GB. I installed the HDD in my PC (Internal). After I checked the HDD bios it was detected and I restarted my PC. After my PC booted windows there was a text "To skip disk checking, press any key within X second". So I wait...
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    Question External Seagate SSD not detected ?

    I'm having some trouble with a desktop I built (I already submitted a different thread for that) and after months of frustrating troubleshooting decided to go the extreme route and just wipe everything and start from scratch. However, I wanted to move a few things onto an external SSD I have...
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    Question Seagate External Hard Disk Not Detecting On Windows 10 Pc!

    My 2 TB Seagate external hard disk (Seagate Backup Plus Slim / STDR2000200 ) is not detecting on windows 10 PC. The light in the HDD is turning on and the USB connection sound can be heard in the PC when connecting. But its not showing up on 'This PC' and in disk management. It is showing up on...
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    Question External Seagate Barracuda LP ST2000DL003 is not powering up

    I have an external Seagate Barracuda LP ST2000DL003 which I am using with a Windows 10 Laptop I am green with hardware The power-cord broke, and I may have overvolted it's enclosures with the wrong power adapter before I got the right one. I have removed the enclosure & attatched photos of...

    Build Advice Need help in choosing parts for a new build

    Hey guys, I am planning to build a new PC for gaming and productivity (mostly Software Development). For the time being, I'll be using a single 1440p monitor for the time being with no plans on upgrading to a 4k display for at least 2 years. Budget Range: ~$2500 System Usage from Most to Least...
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    Question Seagate external HDD light blinks, but disk not reading, need help!

    Hi all, I have an External 2 TB Seagate HDD, and today i noticed that the blue light blinks and i cannot open the HDD, even the drives shows in windows explorer. No sound coming out of the HDD. When i connect the HDD via USB, it asks me to format the HDD: On Device...
  7. tkahn

    Question HDD SMART errors 197 and 198 count went from 20 to 0 (zero) after wipe and reformatting. Can I use the drive?

    I have a Seagate Barracuda 8T drive (ST8000DM004 ). Yesterday I got a warning from CrystalDiskInfo regarding the SMART parameters: 197 (Current Pending Sector Count) 198 (Uncorrectable Sector Count) It reported a RAW count of 8 for both these parameters. I unmounted the drive and ran chkdsk...
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    Question Not booting after installing M.2 NVMe

    I have ASRock X399 Taichi with two M.2 NVMe (Intel 660P 2TB). One is used for the OS (Ubuntu) and the other is for the storage. I installed another NVMe (Seagate FireCuda 510 2TB), but the system does not boot (the boot drive is still one of the Intel 660P drives). When I remove the third NVMe...
  9. monmon77

    Question my seagate hdd 2tb not blinking and not working

    5mos ago my seagate hdd stopped working, I just plugged it in when there's no blinking and it cant be detected by my laptop. I've got a large number of files in there so I've been really careful using my hdd. please help! I've got important files in it.
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    Question Seagate Exos X18 Enterprise 18TB

    hi, can I use this HDD in my desktop PC, mainly for storing my movies and music collection ? Seagate Exos X18 Enterprise 18TB HDD CMR 3.5" Hyperscale SATA 6Gb/s 7200RPM 512e 4Kn Fast Format Low Latency with Improved Caching Model Number: ST18000NM000J thanks
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    Question New Seagate Exos 16TB hdd making noise?

    I just got a new seagate Exos 16TB hdd and sometimes I hear it making noise. Its like a low clicking buzzing noise. Sometimes it will start then go away. I haven't had any issues with crashes or data lose so far. There doesn't seem to be any specific task that makes the drive noisy. Is this a...
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    [SOLVED] Can't fully plug in sata cable into HDD

    As written in the title, I found this thing happen to me today, to make it clear I'm using the 2.5" Seagate Barracuda 1tb for my ITX build since it won't fit the 3.5" drive. It never happen to me before, it first I thought it might works just fine but it didn't, my pc even shows nothing in the...
  14. Skydaz

    Question Local Disk Keep disconnect and reconnect sometimes while producing a Buzz sound.

    Specs ; Windows 10 Pro Version 1909 Ryzen 5 2600 Zotac Rtx 2060 16GB XPG ram B450m asrock steel legend 120GB SSD Gigabyte GP-GSTFS31120GNTD Health 97% 1 TB HDD Seagate ST1000NM0033-9ZM173 Health 100% source hddsentinel* Hi, so my weird problem is, when ever im using my PC {not idle} ...
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    Question Hdd is not booting

    My friend ask me to help him troubleshooting, but I'm stuck with this issue. He has an Asrock H61M/U3S3 motherboard with an older Seagate 1TB drive, the hdd was working fine without any issue till last sunday. Now it's not booting and somethimes it is not visible in bios. If the HDD in plugged...
  16. Chris David

    Question Is my Seagate 4TB EXT dying ?

    Title. Got a Seagate EXT 4TB that near 2019. That being said, about a few months back, I was using it on a trashcan PC and it constantly kept throwing errors at me, I was sure as hell that the HDD was dying on me and just kept wrapped so as to not lose my data. I live in a area with constant...
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    Question Why can I only use an hdd, and not an ssd?

    I am trying to add a second hard drive to my laptop. The SSD will not show up in window's information about my computer, but it will show up in my computer's bios. When I put an old broken HHD in though, it will show up in both the bios and windows. When I contacted acer customer support about...
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    Question Looking for the "best" HDD (2021) - Any recommendations?

    Hi there! My old WD Black internal harddrive from 2013 just went toast and I need to replace it. I'm considering replacing it with and SSD, but I have to check compability with my motherboard first. In the meantime I'm wondering which HDD's are the fastets and most reliable on the market today...
  19. Question Brand new Seagate 5TB External drive fails Seatools Short Generic

    Hi, Today I received a brand new 5TB Seagate External Drive (STHP5000403) from Amazon US. The drive appears twice in SeaTools, once under SAS-SCSI-FC and once under USB-1394, as shown. My new hard drive, Seagate Backup Plus Portable 5TB, appears twice in SeaTools, once under SAS-SCSI-FC and...
  20. msrsuvo

    Question Which SSD will be better- S700 vs maxtor z1 Vs barracuda q1

    Which one will be better for my laptop from these three- HP SSD S700 2.5" (500GB) seagate maxtor z1 2.5" (480GB) seagate barracuda q1 2.5" (480GB)