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Seagate FreeAgent Go 120GB Portable Hard Drive Review -


Product: Seagate FreeAgent Go 120GB Portable Hard Drive
Date: September 8, 2008
Author: Bob Buskirk
Edited By: Jason Griener
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Included Software

As soon as you plug the drive in it will ask you what you want to do. The first option is to install Creedo, so I went ahead and did that. Before it actually installs it checks to see if you have the latest version, if you do not it will ask you to download the latest one.

The Creedo program is actually really cool. After you install it there is a small bar that you will see right above the Windows taskbar. In the center there is a blue icon, when you click it, it brings up a menu that looks a lot like the Windows start menu. You will see shortcuts for programs, folders, and a bar that shows you how much space is left on the drive. These programs actually run from your Seagate external hard drive not the host machine you are using it on. If you want to add new programs Creedo has its own website with 1-click installs of your favorite programs, although many of them are outdated.

If you want to install your own programs onto the drive you can use Argo to install them onto the drive for use. You get a 45-day free trial of the Argo software, after the 45 days it is $19.95. I would say once you get the drive load it up with all the programs you would want on it.

Seagate also provides its own FreeAgent tools program. With this program you are able to see the information about all your FreeAgent drives. So as you can see we only have the FreeAgent Go hooked up and we are able to see the serial number, partitions, model, capacity, and the firmware version.

You are also able to set up folders to sync. You can select your My Documents folder or choose any folder on your computer to sync. There is a shortcut for the Creedo program and finally you have the utilities tab, where you can run drive diagnostics, adjust the drive sleep interval and adjust the drive lights.

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