Seagate has released an updated fix for some of its hard drives, the previous version having "bricked" the 500GB capacity Barracuda 7200.11 drives.
Company release new firmware that supposedly really fixes the problem and offers support for bricked hard drives due to the previous firmware.
After users find that the update "bricks" 500GB drives, Seagate retracts the fix.
Seagate yesterday released a fix to a bug in its current generation of drives that caused them to become undetectable by a computer. Users have found, however, that the fix breaks 500GB drives — the fix has since been retracted.
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Seagate announces 1.5TB Barracuda 7200.11 hard drive
The Barracuda 7200.11 will sell for $399. Rival Hitachi released its version of the drive for the same price in April.