Seagate ST313030A manual

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    -2 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B © 1999 Seagate T echnol og y , In[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B -1 Contents The easie st wa y to install yo[...]

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    0 Medali st 1 724 0, 1303 0, 10 23 1, 8420 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B iv[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 1 The easie st way to ins tall y our drive [...]

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    2 Medali st 1 724 0, 1303 0, 10 23 1, 8420 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B What y ou need • Stra ight-edge a[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 3 Handling precautions Disc drives are e xt[...]

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    4 Medali st 1 724 0, 1303 0, 10 23 1, 8420 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Master/s lave jumpers If yo ur new [...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 5 Figure 1. M aster and sl ave jum per sett[...]

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    6 Medali st 1 724 0, 1303 0, 10 23 1, 8420 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Attaching cabl es and mounting the [...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 7 Figure 3. M ounting scre ws 3. Y ou can m[...]

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    8 Medali st 1 724 0, 1303 0, 10 23 1, 8420 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Figure 4. Ca ble c onnectors Note. [...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 9 Configuring y our computer Bef ore yo u f[...]

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    10 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Note. Set the wr it e p rec omp or[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 11 Recommendation W e recommend you us e Di[...]

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    12 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B The 32 -bi t di sk acc ess feat ur[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 13 BIOS upgrade s If y ou need to upgr ade [...]

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    14 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B P ar titioning and f ormatting y o[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 15 Installation using Disk Manager 1. Boot [...]

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    16 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Note. If you r compute r cannot ac[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 17 Standar d DOS insta llation Caution. P a[...]

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    18 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Drive formatti ng Caution. Mak e s[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 19 Additional installation options Figure 5[...]

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    20 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Cable select jumper Some co mputer[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 21 Adv anced Disk Manag er options The Disk[...]

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    22 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Supported operating systems The Di[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 23 Follow these ins tructions to rem ov e a[...]

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    24 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B T roubleshooting If y ou ha v e in[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 25 • V erify the drive -type settin gs in[...]

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    26 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Figure 6. Alternate capacity ju mp[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 27 3. Remount y our driv e in the co mpute [...]

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    28 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B • Reboo t the compute r and list[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 29 • If Di sk Man ager has ins talled t h[...]

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    30 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B • Some BIO S ha ve a T rac k 0 p[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 31 Caution. If y ou chan ge the drive-ty pe[...]

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    32 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Seagate T echnolog y suppor t serv[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 33 SeaF AX ® is Seagat e’ s automated F [...]

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    34 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Customer Ser vice ( CSO) W arranty[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 35 USA/Canada/Latin Amer ica suppor t serv [...]

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    36 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Eur opean suppor t services F or E[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 37 Africa/Middle East suppor t servic es F [...]

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    38 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Asia/Pacific support ser vices T e[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 39 Storing and shipping y our drive K eep y[...]

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    40 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B W arranty See y our authoriz ed Se[...]

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    Medalis t 17240, 1 3030, 10231, 842 0 and 4310, R e v. B 41 nung muss SEL V entsp rechen. 5. All e A[...]

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    44 Medali st 1 7240, 1 303 0, 10 231, 84 20 a nd 4 310 , R e v. B Seagate T echnolog y , Inc. 920 Di[...]