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Seagate Community Forum Closed

October 28th, 2015 Comments off

Dear Seagate Community User,
We did want to inform you that the Seagate Community forums were permanently taken down on October 7, 2015.  All posts and discussions will be inaccessible.
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Seagate File Recovery Software

May 25th, 2015 Comments off

Data recovery can be a daunting process, especially when you’re just trying to recover a few files you accidentally deleted or that a virus corrupted. Try seagate risk-free trial from the comfort of your own home. You can find out whether or not the software works at a much lower cost than traditional data recovery service, without having to ship away your device.

Of course, not all data loss issues are as simple as a single file going missing. Perhaps your file system got corrupted or you even reformatted your entire drive, forgetting you had necessary data stored there. No worries. From a single file to whole partitions deletion and even wiped drives.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: I use my hard disk drive on both PC & Mac, which version of the software should I purchase?

A: You will get the best recovery results by using the software version that is compatible with the Operating System that the drive was originally setup on. (examples: NTFS – PC, HFS / HFS+ – Mac, and if the drive has any type of FAT format you will want to try the software version for the OS the drive was mostly use on)

Q: I purchased the software but still have not received the registration key?

A: Your confirmation email will contain the registration key, which will be located at the bottom named serial number.

Q: I’m getting an error message that states that registration key is invalid?

A: You will need to copy and paste the serial number in the registration key field, character to character with no additional spaces.

Q: (PC) I’m unable to launch the software from using the shortcut on my desktop?

A: Hyperlink to knowledge base article with providing work around instructions.

Q: (Mac) I’m unable to launch the DIY software from the icon on my docking station, the icon just bounces or from the application menu?

A: Hyperlink to knowledge base article with providing work around instructions.

Q: I recently downloaded the software from, but my previously purchased registration key does not work?

A: Email support for assistance.

Q: I recently reinstalled my operation system and/or purchased a new computer and need to the software sent to me again?

A: Email support for assistance.

Q: Does the software get automatic updates?

A: At this time the software does not receive updates. Please remember to keep a copy of your software .exe and registration key in a second location.


Seagate file recovery software will tell you whether your files are recoverable before you have to buy. You can try no-commitment trial. Now that you know the program can find your files, you can simply enter your purchasing information to complete the purchase.

Seagate Delivers Purpose-Built 4TB Video Hard Disk Drive

May 21st, 2013 Comments off

seagatevideo3-5hddSeagate Technology today announced the new Seagate® Video 3.5 HDD— the industry’s first 4TB, 3.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) engineered specifically for use in video applications.

Seagate® Video 3.5 HDD is for use in such as digital video recorders (DVRs), set-top boxes (STBs), and surveillance systems.

Purpose-built for video solutions, the Video 3.5 HDD can store up to 480 hours of high-definition (HD) content making it the industry’s highest-capacity drive designed specifically for video.

Engineered to deliver superior performance and operation in three key areas of importance to manufacturers– high capacity and streaming capability, reliability and acoustics— the Video 3.5 HDD is ideal for satellite and cable providers and surveillance system builders. Featuring capacities up to 4TB, the drive supports up to 16 simultaneous HD streams or 20 standard-definition streams as well as 24×7 operation capabilities making it ideal for video content applications.

“Leveraging Seagate’s 10 years of experience understanding the requirements of the video market, we’ve combined our knowledge on heat, acoustics and power to deliver what we believe to be the most reliable DVR drive in the world,  Our commitment to deliver a drive with unrivaled reliability ensures the safekeeping of consumers’ content as well as keeping DVRs, STBs, and surveillance systems in the field longer.” said Scott Horn, Seagate vice president of marketing.

Featuring industry-leading reliability, the Video 3.5 HDD has a 0.55 percent annual failure rate enabling product to be kept in the field longer while reducing the cost of field deployment and maintaining customer retention— making it ideal for manufacturers who need reliable product with long lifespans. The drive is engineered for low power consumption and heat emissions allowing solution providers greater design flexibility.

“We congratulate Seagate on its newest innovation, Seagate is a leader in the dedicated video HDD space, delivering top-of-the-line products that help us bring customers the most advanced and reliable DVRs in the industry.” said Mark Jackson, president of EchoStar Technologies, one of the top DVR manufacturers for the satellite market in North America.

The living-room environment requires superior acoustic management to limit audible distractions during operation of DVRs and STBs and the Video 3.5 HDD enables designers to build the quietest home entertainment systems possible. Boasting near silent acoustics, the drive operates below the range of audible sound for the human ear at just 2.3 decibels providing optimized acoustics for home entertainment components — crucial for consumer electronics and video applications.

Reliable, High Capacity Video HDD Performance

Seagate® Video 3.5 HDDs are designed to deliver reliable 24×7 operation— optimized for low-power consumption, quiet operation, smooth video streaming, high reliability and high capacity.

  • Reliably delivers up to 16 simultaneous streams of HD content
  • The world’s first 4TB video storage solution—enough storage for up to 480 hours of HD video content
  • Quiet operation to enhance customer viewing and listening experiences
  • Industry-leading reliability
  • 24×7 operational profile to meet the always-on demands on the DVR market

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Seagate Unveils New New R&D Hub In Korea

February 21st, 2013 Comments off

On Feb. 20, 2013, Seagate unveils its Seagate Korea Design Center, dedicated to developing advanced 2.5-inch hard drive solutions and small form-factor products for the mobile compute market.

The new R&D Hub is located at Gwanggyo New Town, Gyeong-gi Province, is a seven-story, 26,000 square-meter building. Seagate has invested US$ 136.5Million (Approximately KRW 142.34Billion) in the Korean R&D hub and plans to continuously expand its investment. Seagate hired an additional 105 talented engineers, researchers and scientists, last year to bring the employee total to 360.

“The Seagate Korea Design Center is a significant addition to our global R&D and design centers. Technological innovation is the cornerstone of our success and the decision to locate this important strategic R&D investment in Korea reflects our confidence in the wealth of intellectual talent available here. We truly appreciate Gyeonggi Provincial office’s commitment and support for making this possible and we look forward to being a strong corporate partner in the community.” Steve Luczo, Seagate Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said.

“It is a great pleasure to have Seagate, a world leader in disk drives and storage, in Gwanggyo New Town. “We expect Seagate to be a critical engine of growth for the Gyeonggi province, while building the local research and development talent.” Moon-Soo Kim, Governor of Gyeonggi Province, said.

As part of its commitment to the Korean community, Seagate will make a donation of US$ 70,000 (Approximately KRW 73Million) to The Holt Ilsan Center (Holt Town) in Korea and present the cheque at the opening ceremony. The Holt Town, run by Holt Children’s Services Inc., provides rehabilitation, therapy and training services for disabled, ranging from toddlers to adults.

Steve Luczo, Chairman and CEO of Seagate Technology, Bob Whitmore, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, NY Park, Senior Vice President and General Manager of SKDC, as well as honorary guests including, Moon-Soo Kim, Governor of Gyeonggi Province, Jae-Young Lee, President of Gyeong-Gi Urban Innovation Corporation, Hak-Gyu Kim, Mayor of Yong-in City Municipal Government, Yeon-Hee Lee, Head of Suji Borough Office, Young-Ho Heo, Director of Gyeonggi Volunteer Center and Seh-Woong Jeong and Nam-Seong Cho, Executive Vice President of Samsung Electronics were at the ceremony to celebrate the opening.

Solutions For Enterprise Flash Storage by Seagate & Virident

January 31st, 2013 Comments off

Seagate and Virident announced a strategic agreement to jointly deliver solutions for the growing enterprise flash storage market. Under the agreement, Seagate will immediately offer a complete line of flash-based PCIe solutions to its OEM and distribution partners. In addition, Seagate and Virident intend to leverage their mutual strengths to create next-generation hardware and software solutions for the solid-state storage market. In conjunction with the agreement, Seagate has made a strategic equity investment in Virident, and will appoint one member to the Virident Board of Directors.

“Seagate is thrilled to team with Virident, a technology leader in one of the fastest growing markets in enterprise and cloud computing, together, we are working to develop the next-generation hardware and software solutions in the PCIe space. Our solid-state strategy is founded on both in-house development and through strategic partnerships with innovative companies to deliver the broadest portfolio in the industry. We believe that this strategic agreement immediately strengthens our leading position in the enterprise storage market by adding a broad line of Seagate flash-based PCIe solutions powered by Virident to our portfolio. We look forward to a long, productive partnership with Virident.”said Gary Gentry, senior vice president and general manager, Solid State Drives at Seagate.

“We are extremely pleased to have Seagate as a strategic partner and investor, this partnership validates Virident’s vision of pervasive flash in the performance tier and accelerates our shared vision by bringing next-generation SCM solutions to the enterprise and web datacenters worldwide. The agreement also expands Virident’s routes to market today by making our best-in-class PCIe flash products available to Seagate’s world-class channels.” said Mike Gustafson, Chief Executive Officer of Virident.

About Virident Systems
Virident Systems is a leading provider of enterprise-class Storage Class Memory (SCM) solutions that deliver unconditional, consistent performance to data-intensive applications. The inherent advantage associated with this disruptive technology revolutionizes computing by speeding application response time and optimizing datacenter efficiency for new levels of ROI. Virident Systems is backed by strategic investors, Intel®, Cisco® Systems and a storage solution provider, as well as Hercules Technology Growth Capital and venture investors Globespan Capital Partners, Sequoia Capital, Mitsui Global Investments and Artiman Ventures. For more information, visit