Carrier for hard drive return

  Hetti 10:55 01 Apr 10
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Hi all
I need to return a hard drive to Seagate and wanted to ask if anyone can suggest a carrier that I can track parcel (this is a requirement of Seagate) and also can you suggest a site that will show me how to uninstall the drive from my PC (Im A novice)

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:08 01 Apr 10

How you remove the drive depends on the type of machine and drive.

Laptop or desktop? make and model?
Sata drive or IDE? sata if machine only a couple of years old.

  Hetti 11:29 01 Apr 10

It is a Maxtor STM 3320820A its in a desktop PC but I dont know the make as I bought it from Ebay abt 5 years ago (this is the replacement hardrive still under garantee)

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:43 01 Apr 10

Maxtor STM 3320820A Diamond could be SATA or ULtra ATA

in a 5 year old PC could b either.

Large flat ribbon cable + power D molex = PATA
thin flat cable + poewr molex = sata

PATA drive change click here video.


All the major parcel firms do tracking DHL UPS
TNT the prices will vary. so shop around.

  Hetti 14:09 01 Apr 10

Ok all Thanks for help
Got drive out it was Pata sent by royal mail cost £9.60.

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