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Backup Plus firmware update tool for Mac OS
This update is for customers using Mac OS and experiencing a disconnect error or Time Machine hangs. See instructions below for applying the update.
Windows Driver to Allow Seagate "For Mac" Drives to Work on Windows (HFS4Win.exe)
Windows software to allow a Seagate external "for Mac" drive to mount as a drive letter in Windows without having to reformat.
Backup Plus and GoFlex Desk Thunderbolt Software
The Seagate Thunderbolt adapter driver is only needed if you are using Backup Plus or GoFlex 3TB or 4TB drives with the Thunderbolt adapter and plan to change drives with other Backup Plus or GoFlex adapters (such as USB or FireWire). If you do not intend to use the drive with other adapters, it can be reformatted and the software is not needed.
Seagate Dashboard 3.0 for Mac OS
Seagate Dashboard is software that originally came on the Seagate Backup Plus, Seagate Slim and Seagate Central drives. This software allows the user to run diagnostics and adjust drive settings, like turning off drive lights. If the software has been deleted, it can be downloaded using the link below.
SeaTools for Windows
SeaTools for Windows tests SATA, USB, 1394, ATA (PATA/IDE) and SCSI drives. It is installed on your system. SeaTools for Windows is completely data safe. If the drive passes SeaTools for Windows, your troubleshooting can move to other areas.