Be very careful how you install Seagate’s drive diagnostic software on Mac, even if downloading from their own web site.
On one of my recent check-ins with PR folks, I remembered to ask Seagate about the Powered eSATA adapter for their GoFlex line of drives. It has been out of stock everywhere for months, and I’ve actually been trying to get my hands on one. Like many, one of my laptops has USB 2.0, and [...]
I saw a reply from Seagate to a person asking if the Momentus XT should be defragmented or not. The moronic offshore tech support email actually said that the user had to replace the drive, because it had been defraged. I’m not joking. Here’s the alleged email: ” Thank you for your inquiry to Seagate [...]
Debriefing my update to Momentus XT firmware SD28, the process was a success. There were, however, some woes along the way of updating the firmware. Read more to see the whole journey.
Seagate has issued a new firmware update for Momentus XT owners, version SD28. If you are a Momentus XT owner (like myself), you can breath a sigh of relief and update immediately… after backing up, of course. This firmware update will hopefully, hopefully tie up some painful loose ends that have stifled the life (thus [...]
Here’s an oddball for Sunday. Seagate quietly posted SeaTools for Windows version 220.127.116.11. It’s such a small update, that the download page still claims that the current version is 18.104.22.168. However, this tiny update packs a big sour grape for those who care about their technology. See, this update only appears to have one function; [...]