How To Fix Seagate External Hdd Error?

Seagate External Hdd Error 

Are you looking for the quick steps to fix the Seagate external HDD error? If yes, then refer to the quick steps given on our site. 

Solution 1: Changing the USB port of the connected Seagate hard drive

  1. Unplug the Seagate hard drive’s USB cable from the computer’s USB port and reconnect it to a different USB port to check if the error has been resolved.
  2. Try restarting your computer and ensure that you have connected the Seagate external HDD with a supported USB cable.

Solution 2: Uninstalling and reinstalling the driver

  1. Click the Start menu at the bottom-left corner of the screen and type ‘devmgmt.msc’ in the search panel.
  2. Press the Enter button to access the Device Manager window.
  3. Navigate to the left-side panel in the Device Manager window and expand Universal Serial Bus controllers.
  4. Check whether the Seagate hard drive is listed in the Device Manager window.
  5. If it is not listed, click the Drivers tab and remove the hard drive driver.
  6. Reinstall the driver and check if the Seagate hard drive is detected on your computer.

Solution 3: Unhiding the hidden devices

  1. On your Windows computer, press the Windows + R shortcut keys to open the Run dialog box.
  2. Type ‘devmgmt.msc’ in the search panel and press the Enter key.
  3. Click the View button and select the Show hidden devices option.
  4. Click the Add icon and locate the grey entries.
  5. Give a right-click on each entry and select the Uninstall option.
  6. Restart your PC and check if the Seagate external HDD error has been resolved.
  7. Follow these steps to fix the Seagate external HDD error.

Solution 4: Format and repartition the Seagate external HDD

  1. Click the Start menu and type ‘cmd’ in the search panel.
  2. Press the Enter key and give a right-click on the Command Prompt app from the search result.
  3. If the User Account Control window pops-up, click the Yes button to allow the app to make changes to your device.
  4. In the Command Prompt window, type ‘diskpart’ and press the Enter key.
  5. Type ‘list disk’ and hit the Enter button.
  6. Type ‘select disk X’ and hit the Enter key (replace the letter X with your USB drive letter).
  7. Type ‘clean’ in the Command Prompt window and press Enter.
  8. This will format the Seagate hard drive connected to the computer.
  9. To repartition your drive, click the Start menu and type ‘create and format disk partitions’ in the search panel.
  10. Press the Enter key and select the New Simple Volume option to create a new partition.
  11. After repartitioning the Seagate external HDD, check if the error reappears.
  12. If you need a remote assistance to fix the seagate external Hdd error. Click the call button available on the screen.