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02 Jan 2019

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Software Author(s):

  • Seagate Technology


seagate drive detect portable

Seagate Drive Detect (Portable) | Updated: 02 Jan 2019



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Software Author(s):

  • Seagate Technology

Seagate Drive Detect (Portable)

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To install Seagate Drive Detect (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Seagate Drive Detect (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Seagate Drive Detect (Portable), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade seagate-drive-detect -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade seagate-drive-detect -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure seagate-drive-detect installed
    name: seagate-drive-detect
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'seagate-drive-detect' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: seagate-drive-detect,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller seagate-drive-detect
   Name     = 'seagate-drive-detect'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'seagate-drive-detect':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install seagate-drive-detect version="" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 03 Jan 2019.


screenshot of Seagate Drive Detect

A small utility by Seagate to retrieve the model number, serial number, and firmware revision without removing your drive. It will also help you search to find newer firmware if available.


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$packageName = 'seagate-drive-detect' 
$toolsDir    = $(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)
$url         = '' 
$checksum    = 'D735ED06FA1D1EC42F7299DD4959CD7B49885ECC5C218A1BB83943FD4D4FFCB1'
$PortableEXE = "$toolsDir\drivedetect.exe"

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $packageName
  fileType      = 'EXE'
  url           = $url
  FileFullPath  = $PortableEXE
  softwareName  = ''
  checksum      = $checksum
  checksumType  = 'sha256'

Get-ChocolateyWebFile @packageArgs

Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:Public\Desktop\Seagate Drive Detect.lnk" -targetPath "$toolsDir\drivedetect.exe"
Install-ChocolateyShortcut -shortcutFilePath "$ENV:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Seagate Drive Detect.lnk" -targetPath "$toolsDir\drivedetect.exe"
$packageName= 'seagate-drive-detect' 

remove-item "$env:Public\Desktop\Seagate Drive Detect.lnk" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'
remove-item "$env:ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Seagate Drive Detect" -Force -ErrorAction 'SilentlyContinue'

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Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Seagate Drive Detect (Portable) 136 Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Approved
Seagate Drive Detect (Portable) 3.0.0 151 Sunday, April 1, 2018 Approved
Seagate Drive Detect (Portable) 2.3.0 394 Sunday, November 6, 2016 Approved
Seagate Drive Detect (Portable) 2.2.0 262 Saturday, April 23, 2016 Approved

This package has no dependencies.

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