Backup Plus Desktop

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Setup

Troubleshooting

Downloads

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Seagate Dashboard 3.0 for Windows

    Seagate Dashboard is software that originally came on the Seagate Backup Plus, Seagate Slim and Seagate Central drives. This software allows the user to perform backups, adjust drive settings, and share (upload) content to social media sites.

  • 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.

  • Thunderbolt for Windows

    This driver is required to allow the Seagate Thunderbolt adapter to be detected under Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista and Windows XP. An additional driver may be required for the Thunderbolt port on your computer (usually provided by the motherboard or Thunderbolt card manufacturer).

Interface
Package
Capacity
Automatic Backup Software
Warranty
Height
Width
Length
Typical Weight
  • Backup Plus Desktop 1TB Drive
    STCA1000300
  • Data Sheet
  • Backup Plus Desktop 2TB Drive
    STCA2000300
  • Data Sheet
  • Backup Plus Desktop 3TB Drive
    STCA3000300
  • Data Sheet
  • Backup Plus Desktop 4TB Drive
    STCA4000300
  • Data Sheet
USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0 USB 3.0
Drive Only Drive Only Drive Only Drive Only
1TB 2TB 3TB 4TB
PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac
3 years 3 years 3 years 3 years
44.0mm 44.0mm 44.0mm 44.0mm
124.0mm 124.0mm 124.0mm 124.0mm
158.0mm 158.0mm 158.0mm 158.0mm