Download the Seagate_NAS_OS_Installer_8Bay.zip file to a location you will remember.
8-Bay NAS OS Installer
Windows Installer file for the NAS OS application for use with the 8-Bay Rackmount Network-Attached Storage device.
Extract the file to a location you will remember.
Connect a USB flash/thumb drive that is 8GB or larger and wait for Windows to detect it.
This drive will be erased, so ensure that the data stored on it is backed up on another storage media. Seagate recommends using the USB key that was shipped with your device.
Open the Seagate NAS OS Installer folder that you just extracted.
Double-click on the Seagate-NAS-OS-Installer.exe file to run it.
Select your language, then OK.
The NAS OS Installer will check for updates. If an update is found, follow the on-screen instructions. Otherwise, continue to the next step.
At the License Agreement window, select Next
The Choose device tab displays the USB Drive. Select Next.
At the prompt "Creating the rescue key will erase all data currently stored on the disk. Do you wish to continue?“, select Yes. At this point, the flash/thumb drive is erased and prepared. Preparing the device will take some time. DO NOT disconnect the flash/thumb drive or interfere with the process, as the drive could be damaged.
The Summary tab will report, "Your rescue key has been successfully configured and is now ready for use.“ Select Finish.
The USB flash/thumb drive is automatically safely removed.
Windows 7 32 and 64-Bit
Windows Vista 32 and 64-Bit
- Windows 8
- Windows 7 32 and 64-Bit
- Windows Vista 32 and 64-Bit
- Windows XP