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Windows 8 support for

Provides information surrounding's compatibility with the two modes of Internet browser in Windows 8.

Windows 8 supports with the Seagate GoFlex Home using Internet browsers in Desktop Mode only.

Desktop view - Supports Start view - Does not support

Be sure to use Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome in Desktop Mode.

Internet browser apps in Windows 8 Start Mode do not support Flash, so will not function properly.

Launching from the Start Mode will result in an error message that reads: "It appears that you don't have the Adobe Flash 10 Player installed."

To resolve this, use from the Desktop Mode of the Internet browser. To do so:

  1. Press the Windows key () + D.
    This will take you to the desktop.
  2. The browser's quick start icon should be visible there on the desktop. Double-click to launch the browser.
    The Desktop Mode will launch and the web address/URL bar will be on the top.
  3. Go to and proceed as normal.