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Hard disk not recognized!

hard disk recognized seagate format access

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i have trouble accessing my 1TB seagate freeagent goflex ext hard disk.

i get an error saying "invalid parameter" what are my options besides formatting?


Ive already tried renaming the volume through disk management.


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:welcome:   vizkraft


Some questions if I may;

Have you tried connecting the device to another computer.

Have you run the Seagate diagnostic tool, see here if not.

How much free storage space is/was available on the drive.


Not sure what OS you have but please see below;


Go to Start then to Run/Search
Type in compmgmt.msc and click Enter
On the left side click on Disk Management
On the right side you will see your hard drive.
Now I need you to take an expanded screenshot and attach it to your next reply.

Do the following to take a screenshot while the above is open and showing on your desktop.


To capture and post a screenshot;

Click on the ALT key + PRT SCR key..its on the top row..right hand side..now click on start...all programs...accessories...paint....left click in the white area ...press CTRL + V...click on file...click on save...save it to your desktop...name it something related to the screen your capturing... BE SURE TO SAVE IT AS A .JPG ...otherwise it may be to big to upload... then after typing in any response you have... click on browse...desktop...find the screenshot..select it and click on the upload button...then on the lower left...after it says upload successful...click on add reply like you normally would.

Screenshot instructions are provided to assist those that may read this topic but are not yet aware of the “how to”.

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