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Description

This package provides the hard drive firmware update for Seagate hard drives on supported notebook models running a supported operating system.

Release details

Released:
2013-05-31
File name:
sp62126.exe [1/1, 28.35M]
Version
0004HPM1
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows XP

Fix/Enhancement

- Provides improved performance.
- Fixes an issue which causes the hard drive to fail when the hard drive experiences excessive shock or vibration during the power on sequence.
1. Download the file by clicking the Download or Obtain Software button and saving the file to a folder on your hard drive (make a note of the folder where the downloaded file is saved).

NOTE: The Seagate Hard Drive Firmware Update Windows application requires that software encryption is not enabled on the drive. If the drive is encrypted, use the Seagate Linux USB Boot Maker utility that is included with this firmware update.

To run the utility locally under Windows:

1. Double-click the downloaded SoftPaq file and follow the on-screen instructions.

2. At the end of the utility it will ask if you want to reboot now or later. Press the 'OK' button if you wish to reboot now.

3. The system will reboot to perform the firmware update and then power down the system. Please power on the system to reboot back into Windows.

To deploy the utility to your enterprise:

1. Double-click the downloaded SoftPaq file and follow the on-screen instructions.

2. Go to the directory where you just saved the files from the SoftPaq. The default directory location is C:\SWSetup\sp62126.

3. Use the SeagateHDUpdate.exe utility in combination with the '/s' (silent or unattended) and the '/r' (reboot Windows) switches to deploy the Seagate Hard Drive Firmware Update.

To create a bootable Linux firmware update USB Flash drive:

1. Double-click the downloaded SoftPaq file and follow the on-screen instructions.

2. Go to the directory where you just saved the files from the SoftPaq. The default directory location is C:\SWSetup\sp62126.

3. Run the Seagate Linux USB Boot Maker utility, the filename is SeaBootBuilder_HP_Desaru_4HPM1_FDL_NoPause_V31203SG_5-16-13.exe. Follow the on-screen instructions to create a bootable Linux USB Flash drive.

NOTE: A 32MB or larger USB Flash drive must be used. The USB Flash drive will be formatted as part of this process.

4. Boot the newly created USB Flash drive in a system with a Seagate hard drive you wish to update and follow the on-screen instructions.

Details and specifications

Supported Devices and Features
500GB Hard Disk
750GB Hard Disk


Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Starter 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 8 Professional 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows 2000
,Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
,Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition
,Microsoft Windows XP Professional
,Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Starter 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 32 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Business 64 Edition
,Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate 64 Edition



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