Seagate SkyHawk AI 14TB Hard Drive Setup

SkyHawk AI 14TB Hard Drive

The Seagate SkyHawk AI 14TB Hard Drive is designed to perform heavy-duty surveillance work for network video recorders and surveillance DVRs. This drive provides:

  1. A 256MB data buffer.
  2. 7200 RPM spindle speed.
  3. Full-track multiple-sector transfer without local processor intervention.
  4. To know how to set up the SkyHawk drive, keep reading the instructions below.

Mounting The Hard Drive:

  1. To begin with, Turn Off your Windows computer and open the Hard Drive mounting area.
  2. Unpack the Seagate SkyHawk Hard Drive and fix it in the mounting bay with proper screws.
  3. Connect the SATA Cables and connectors to the drive and close the hard drive mounting case.
  4. Turn on your computer and log in to your account with Administrator Rights.

Setting up The Seagate SkyHawk AI 14TB Hard Drive:

  1. On your Windows computer, open the Run dialog box by pressing the Windows + R shortcut keys.
  2. Type ‘compmgmt.msc’ in the Run dialog box and hit the Enter key to open the Disk Management.
  3. Alternatively, right-click the Start menu and click the Disk Management tab.
  4. In the Disk Management window, give a right-click on the Unallocated box and click on New Partition. Doing so will open the partition wizard.
  5. Click Next in the New Partition Wizard and choose your partition type.
  6. Specify the size of your Seagate SkyHawk hard drive in the Partition size in MB field.
  7. Click Next and manually assign a New letter for your drive.
  8. Make sure to Assign a new drive letter.
  9. Click on Format this partition with the following settings to open the Format Dialog Box.
  10. Next, choose either NTFS or exFAT from the Format drop-down menu.
  11. After verifying the configured settings, click the Finish Button to format and create a partition on your hard drive.
  12. You have now completed the Seagate SkyHawk AI 14TB Hard Drive setup.