Seagate SkyHawk 1TB Setup

Seagate SkyHawk 1TB Setup

Seagate SkyHawk 1TB Hard Drive Setup is an outstanding hard drive, which is equipped with balanced technology to support multiple drives on a system. It supports latching SATA cables and connectors. SATA interface provides easy installation and configuration with the plug and play connectivity. It connects each drive in a point-to-point connection. When you connect two drives on the SATA host adapter, the host operating system recognizes all the drives as Masters.

How To Install Seagate SkyHawk 1TB Drive?

  1. Unpack the drive. Hold the drive by its edges or frame only.
  2. The Seagate SkyHawk drive is fragile. You can mount the drive in any orientation.
  3. Turn off and unplug your computer.
  4. Remove both the side panels of your CPU.
  5. Slide out the drive mount tray and place your Seagate SkyHawk Drive into the tray. Tighten all the screws and make sure not to tighten them too much as it may damage your drive.
  6. Connect the SATA cable between the motherboard of your computer and your Seagate SkyHawk drive. Close the side panels of your CPU.
  7. Now you can find your newly installed drive under Devices and Drives on your computer.
  8. If you cannot find your drive there, go to the Desktop screen and right-click on the My Computer icon.
  9. Select Manage and you will be directed to the Computer Management window. Select Disc Management.
  10. In the Disc Management window, you can find your newly installed drive as Unallocated.
  11. Right-click the unallocated drive. The New Simple Volume Wizard will appear. Now, click Next.
  12. Now, the storage specifications of your drive will appear; click Next.
  13. In the Assign A Drive Letter Or Path window, assign a letter for your drive. You can select it from the drop-down options.
  14. Next, in the Format Partition window, select the options according to your preference.
  15. For File System, select NTFS; for Allocation Unit Size, select Default.
  16. For the Volume label, type down your drive’s name. Make sure to select the checkbox for Perform a quick format.
  17. Now, you can recognize your newly Installed Drive on your My Computer.
  18. You have successfully installed your Seagate SkyHawk 1TB Hard Drive Setup on your computer.