Seagate ST31276A Computer Drive user manual

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Please read this installation guide before you install your new drive. If you are not familiar with the procedures outlined here, have a qualified computer technician perform the drive installation. If you need assistance installing this drive, first consult your dealer, who can help you with system conflicts and other technical issues. If you need additional assistance, use one of the services listed below, or call the Seagate support line at 1-800-SEAGATE.

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IMPORTANT PRECAUTIONS

Do not format your new drive before reading the instructions in this manual. Formatting the drive removes the Disk Manager software that is supplied with the drive.

Always handle the disc drive carefully, holding its edges or frame. Do not touch the connectors or any part of the printed circuit board.

Keep the drive in its antistatic bag until you are ready to install it.

Set the drive down only on a flat, padded, non-static

This drive is susceptible to damage from electrostatic discharge. Before handling the drive, ground yourself by touching the grounded chassis of your computer. For optimum protection, wear a grounded antistatic wrist

Make sure your computer is turned off before opening the case. Do not unplug your computer if you will be using it for antistatic grounding.

Do not remove the drive cover. The drive contains no user-serviceable components.

Save your Seagate packing materials for future use.

Using any other container or packing material voids your drive warranty and may damage your drive.

LIMITED WARRANTY STATEMENT

Seagate warrants that your Seagate disc drive will be free from defects in material and workmanship and will perform to Seagates applicable specifications for Seagates threeyear warranty period. The warranty period will be calculated from the date of original

Seagate will replace, at no charge, any drive that does not meet our warranty. The drive must be returned in the packaging provided by Seagate with transportation charges prepaid to the authorized Seagate destination.

This warranty is void if defect has resulted from accident, abuse, unauthorized repair or misapplication.

WITH REGARD TO THE DISK MANAGER SOFTWARE, THERE ARE NO WARRANTIES OF

MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND ALL SUCH

WARRANTIES ARE EXPRESSLY AND SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMED.

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