Firmware update information for certain Barracuda ES.2 Serial ATA drives. Check to see if your model is included.
You can verify the proper firmware revision for your drive model and serial number using the Drive Detect software.
|Barracuda ES / Barracuda ES.2 drives that are not affected:|
|Barracuda ES||Any Barracuda ES drive with model number ending in NS|
|Barracuda ES.2 SAS||Any Barracuda ES.2 drive with model number ending in SS|
|Barracuda ES.2 FC||Any Barracuda ES.2 drive with model number ending in FC|
|Barracuda ES.2 SATA||Any Barracuda ES.2 drive with SN06 or SN16 firmware|
|Barracuda ES.2 SATA Models that are affected:|
|Product||Model Number||Capacity||Part Number||New Firmware|
|Barracuda ES.2 SATA||ST31000340NS||1TB||9CA158-301, 302, 303, 501, 502, 503||SN06|
|ST31000340NS||1TB||9CA158-510, 511, 512||SN16|
|ST3750330NS||750GB||9CA156-301, 302, 303, 501, 502, 503||SN06|
|ST3750330NS||750GB||9CA156-510, 511, 512||SN16|
|ST3500320NS||500GB||9CA154-301, 302, 303, 501, 502, 503||SN06|
|ST3500320NS||500GB||9CA154-510, 511, 512||SN16|
|ST3250310NS||250GB||9CA152-301, 302, 303, 501, 502, 503||SN06|
|ST3250310NS||250GB||9CA152-510, 511, 512||SN16|
If the firmware upgrade installation instructions are not followed properly, the firmware upgrade could be data destructive and/or render your hard drive inoperable. As Seagate does not warrant the data on your drive, in addition to regular back-ups, your data should be backed up, if possible, before upgrading the drive firmware. Additional information on backing up the contents of your drive can be found at our Knowledge Base. Though this firmware upgrade to your product is a change to the product, the terms and conditions of your Seagate warranty for the product will remain effective to its normal expiration. For other warranties on your product, please consult the warranty documentation provided by your supplier.