Download the file to your Windows desktop.
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The following procedure describes the steps necessary to add the FreeAgent Tools software to your FreeAgent Desktop drive. This software includes diagnostics, a power settings adjustment utility and a file backup utility.
Double-click on the file and extract the file to a new folder called Seagate temp.
Note: Extraction steps may vary depending on the extraction tool loaded on your PC. These steps are for the default tool in Windows.
- Once the file is open (double-click on the file), click on the Extract All Files button in the toolbar.
- Enter C:\Seagate temp\ when asked for a destination. Then click on Extract.
Navigate to the Seagate temp folder and double-click on the InstallSeagateManager.exe file.
Choose a language to start the installation.
For help with using the software after the installation has completed, click on the blue question mark in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.