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PATA (IDE) Troubleshooter

Troubleshoot problems with your PATA (IDE) internal drive.

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The BIOS does not detect or recognize the ATA / SATA hard drive

There are six main reasons why a system BIOS will not detect the presence of an internal hard drive.

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How Do I Low-Level Format a SATA or ATA (IDE) Hard Drive?

Find out how to format your hard drive.

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How to Install and Troubleshoot ATA Hard Drives

How to Install and Troubleshoot ATA Hard Drives (also known as Parallel ATA, PATA or IDE hard drives).

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Jumper settings for Seagate and Maxtor ATA hard drives

Find basic jumper settings for Seagate and Maxtor ATA hard drives.

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Utilities

  • DiscWizard

    Seagate DiscWizard works with Maxtor and Seagate disc drives. The software lets you quickly install your new disc drive with wizards that guide you through the processes of creating and formatting partitions on your disc drive, transfering data, and backing up your data. Learn more

  • MaxBlast 5

    MaxBlast works with Maxtor disc drives only. The software lets you quickly install your new disc drive with wizards that guide you through the processes of creating and formatting partitions on your disc drive, transfering data, and backing up your data. Learn more

  • SCSIMax

    SCSIMax is a diagnostic utility for all Maxtor/Quantum® SCSI hard disk drives supporting Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T). This test will determine hard drive integrity in a short period of time, with a high degree of confidence. Learn more

  • SeaTools for Windows

    The quick diagnostic tool that checks the health of your drive. Learn more

  • SeaTools Windows Enterprise Edition

    Ideal for SCSI or Fibre Channel drives in servers and workstations. Tests multiple drives simultaneously and sequentially. This version does not test ATA or SATA. Learn more

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