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Paragon Driver - How to install and uninstall



The Paragon Driver allows you to use your Seagate drive with both Windows and Mac operating systems without refromatting the drive. The driver you need depends on which Seagate drive you purchased. If you purchased a ‘For Mac’ drive you will need to install the HFS+ driver on your Windows computer. If you purchased a standard version of Backup Plus or GoFlex you will need to install the NTFS driver on your Mac computer.


Paragon NTFS Driver - Mac install process

  1. Download NTFS Driver - click here to download 
  2. Locate the file
  3. Double click the dmg
  4. Click 'Install NTFS for Mac'
  5. Follow the on screen prompts
  6. Restart your computer

Once you restart you should be able to move data to the drive

Paragon HFS+ Driver - Windows install process

  1. Download HFS Driver - click here to download 
  2. Locate the HFS4Win.exe
  3. Right-click and Run as Admin
  4. Follow the on screen prompts
  5. You should be asked to restart your computer

Once you restart you should see the drive with drive letter in Windows' Explorer/File Explorer

Uninstall Paragon Driver

Paragon HFS+ Driver - Windows uninstall process

  • Uninstall the HFS+ driver from Programs and Features from within Control Panel

​Paragon NTFS Driver - Mac uninstall process

  • Download the installer based on your operating system - click here to download 
  • Run the installer
  • Click the button to Uninstall NTFS for Mac - see the following example