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Seagate 300GB USB 2.0, read write error

I have 300 GB USB2.0 external hardrive, i am unable to see any data, it is giving i/o read write error.

It shows up that the drive is connected. When i try to explore data nothing shows up and gives an error message. "I/O read/write error".

Can you please let me know how to recover the data.

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  • uldisi Feb 06, 2009

    I have Seagate 300gb external hard drive and I cant open it enymore because of I/O error. It was working great. I decided to clean up my computer and trasfered all data to HD. After I cleaned up my computer I conected after few days my hard drive back to computer to get back all data and Im not able to open it because of this error. I also tryed on my neighbors computer and same thing I/O error. Can enybody can help me out or give some advise what can I possibly do. I tryed Seatool but softwear coud not faind my hard drive, however when I conect to computer it recognizes that hard drive have been conected. I hope sombody can help me out. Thank you very much...

    Joe

  • levismoak
    levismoak Jan 22, 2013

    I too have to same problem, everytime i connect it i can see the folders i created but they are empty. I need serious help with this bc i deleted everything off my MAC after i transfered it to the drive. ANY HELP IS APPRECIATED

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Hook it to another computer do see if the drive is the issue.

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