need sum info on updating hard disk's firmware

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by omya, Nov 29, 2010.

  1. omya

    omya MDL Novice

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    #1 omya, Nov 29, 2010
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    im using dis model :D
    seagate.custkb.com/seagate/crm/selfservice/search.jsp?DocId=213891&NewLang=en

    i want to know will i b able to update my hdd's firmware without any probs :( o_O just like i have updated my motherboards BIOS. i mean will it erase my data if i update to the latest firmware :confused: n is it safe procedure :eek:
    n from yesterday im getting error message saying(bfore booting) windows has detected problems in ur hard drive press enter to continue n after presing enter pc boots up
    does it means my hard disk has bad sectors or is it going to die in sum time :confused: :eek: but i have scaned it for error from disk chek utility n dere r zero errors or corrupted files
     
  2. NICK@NUMBER11

    NICK@NUMBER11 MDL Expert

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    Ity sounds like your drive is failing, so do a complete backup - before you do anything. Then go and get yourself a copy of seagate diagnostics and run it!.. Dont do anything with firmware updating until you have run the diagnostics.

    Backup, Backup Now!