Overhauled Seagate firmware is ready - Additional updates
After Seagate had removed the firmware update for part of the Barracuda series, there now are new, bug free versions available for download.
Seagate published a bug free firmware for the affected devices. The 500 GB model of the Barracuda series has had problems with the recently released version of the firmware which actually was supposed to solve problems. The new update should solve those bugs, too. In the meantime updates for additional Seagate Barracuda models are available.
Firmware Updates 1
The new firmware for the following models can be downloaded from Seagate's website.
Firmware Updates 2
The owners of the following models can also download the new firmware.
The downloadable ISO file has to be burned on a bootable CD. Seagate created details instructions for several burning programs.