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Windows 7: testing a hard drive (nas/usb)?

14 Apr 2010   #1
totalguy

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testing a hard drive (nas/usb)?

i have a nas drive which also doubles as a usb drive if i need it to its a seagate 1.5tb drive. i downloaded seagate tools for windows and it wouldnt detect it as a nas drive! so i plugged the usb in so its set as a usb drive now, it finds the drive, does not find the firmware (although it finds my maxtor firmware wtf?) i can only run a short or long generic test on it. cant run a smart test or a self test it say test unavailable. surely seagate should account for external usb drives atleast!


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14 Apr 2010   #2
theog

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14 Apr 2010   #3
totalguy

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thats where i got the windows 1. i didn't think the dos one would work given its being seen as a usb drive?
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19 Apr 2010   #4
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