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The following procedure provides the steps necessary to add the FreeAgent Tools software to your FreeAgent Desktop drive. This software includes diagnostics, power settings adjustment utility and a file backup utility.

Release Notes

Did you know the software is already contained on the drive? Seagate External drives come with the software pre-loaded on the drive, from the factory. This download contains the Seagate Manager Backup software included with the drive.


  • Step 1

    Download the file to a location of your choice.

  • Step 2

    Double-click the Seagate_Manager.exe file.

  • Step 3

    Select a language to start the install.

    Step 4

    For help on using the software after the installation has completed, click the blue question mark in the upper left corner of the screen.