06-27-2012 04:53 PM
Before you say anything about the FAQ, I know that "It is not supported or recommended to attempt to update the firmware while connected via a USB, eSATA or FireWire interface. We only recommend the update while connected through a SATA interface."
I know it's not recommended, but it's my only option for my situation.
I have a ST31000333AS SATA internal hard-drive. Due to the plague of bad firmware, the drive fails to be recognized by the BIOS when directly connected and the drive is only usable when put in a GoFlex USB enclosure. I am just borrowing the GoFlex from a friend, so I was wondering if it is possible to update the firmware via the USB enclosure. The drive only has music on it, and no operating system so I cannot run the firmware update utility from the disk. I already tried the update via burning an ISO to a CD, but it fails to see the drive through the USB enclosure. I'd very much like to save this drive!
Any help is appreciated!
07-02-2012 03:48 PM