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Seagate SATA Hard Disk Drive Firmware Update

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Description

Release details

Released:
2009-05-01
File name:
sp40966.exe [1/1, 3.59M]
Version
HP26
Compatibility:
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Starter
Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Business (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate (64-bit)

Fix/Enhancement

  • Resolves an issue where the hard disk drive may become inoperable after a power-on.
  • Resolves an issue where performance may be degraded for a period of time after heavy disk usage.
  • Updates ST3500620AS, ST3750630AS, and ST31000340AS hard disk drives to firmware version HP26.
  • Updates ST3320813AS hard disk drive to firmware version HP2A.
  • 1. Click the Download Only button.
    2. At the File Download screen, click the Save button.
    3. At the Save As screen, save the file to your Desktop.
    4. If a message appears stating that the file already exists, click YES to overwrite file.
    5. Double-click the icon for the update downloaded to your desktop, and then click NEXT.
    6. Follow on-screen instructions.
    7. If prompted to restart the system upon completion of the update, click YES and allow system to restart.

    Details and specifications

    Note: It is STRONGLY recommended that you perform a system backup prior to installing this update.
  • You must be logged on as an administrator to install this update.
  • You must have a Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.
  • You must have one of the following Seagate hard disk drive models:
    ST3320813AS, ST3500620AS, ST3750630AS, or ST31000340AS.
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