The following three options help to Retrieve Seagate model number, serial number and Seagate firmware revision without removing your drive. By the options below, you can check if your seagate firmware is the latest, the latest firmware can improve performance and or reliability of your hard drive.
Option 1: Seagate DriveDetect.exe method (recommended)
When running Drive Detect you will see a screen like this. Look for the drives that are attached:
In the example above the Drive Name is the same as the Model: ST31500341AS, the serial number is 9VS00J20 and the firmware revision is SD1A.
Option 2: Use Device Manager
Use Microsoft Windows Device Manager to see the model numbers of your disk drive.
* Choose Start | Run | type: devmgmt.msc
* Click Ok.
* Expand the Disk Drive branch to see the model numbers:
Option 3: Use Seatools for Windows
Download SeaTools for Windows which displays all of the required information.
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