Question about Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 500 GB SATA Hard Drive

1 Answer

Seagate Harddrive Stopped working

I have a Seagete SATA/300 500gig Harddrive I purchased 7 months ago (at BestBuy). Today, the drive started making strange chirping noises and froze the computer up (it is the secondary drive). The system could not find either hard drives upon reboot. After disconnecting this drive, the computer was able to boot up fine with the main drive. Since I cannot get the system to boot up with this drive attached, I cannot run any diagnostics on it. I am assuming the harddrive is bad. If this is the case, I need to know what my next step is. This drive is under manufactures warranty. I used it for storing video files, so it contains about 270gig of data that I do need recovered. Thanks - Paul

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,224 Answers

There was a surge of power threw your system you need by an industrial power surge protector for your system now for the harddrive ive found that if you turn over and mount on static bag with box your harddrive should run long enough for you too collect and move data too another drive but never place on metal surface
i had the same problem i had a surge blew my hard drive a friend suggested turn over and then do a dump to another drive
after that i went out and purchased an industrial surge protector cost a pretty penny but has saved my system many times its called a belkin industrial surge protector about 80 dollars cheapies dont close quick enough hope this helped

Posted on May 07, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What is the power supply for seagete 9y7865?


its ether a 4 pin molex or a sata connecter ou can get a converter plug molex to sata or reversed which ever you need

Aug 21, 2014 | Seagate Computers & Internet

2 Answers

How do i retriev my stuff of it to put on computer?


Assuming the harddrive is working, plug it in and click start and my computer( or computer if you are running vista or 7) and then in this window click the name of the harddrive. Then drag and drop?

If you used 3rd party software to back up your data you will need to install that first and run the recovery option

May 02, 2010 | Western Digital WD Passport 250GB Portable...

1 Answer

Seagate Freeagent not recognized, not in device manager either


OK 1. Go to Start>> Right click My Computer>> Manage>> Device Manager 2. Expand the USB Controller section 3. Right click and Uninstall all of the listed USB devices 4. Reboot the system

Do this with NOTHING plugged in at all. Plug back in AFTER reboot. Then it may/should all work again.

Mar 05, 2010 | Seagate FreeAgent Pro - 500GB, 7200 RPM,...

2 Answers

Hi I got a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop. The current HHD is the seagate momentus 5400.3 120g. This is now damaged. Can I use the Seagate Momentus 5400.6, 320 G, 5400 RPM SATA2. Will my laptop support the 320g...


Hello: I see no problem using a bigger harddrive in the unit,the only concern I think you might have is to purchase a hard drive caddy for the interface, Especially if the current hard drive is an IDE Interface, You can purchase a IDE to Sata Interface caddy, to support the drive Interface if it's an IDE format. You might want to check with Dell for compatibility first before purchasing the Sata Drive.

Nov 30, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook

1 Answer

Seagate Baracuda 7200.7 in a RAID0 array has failed. On Drive diagnostics Drive test get error message "Drive Failed! Return Code 7". What is the drive error?


Hello mmincalgary:

This drive error code 7 means the controller board that controls the drive has failed, the board is located on the harddrive itself, Replacing this drive will solve your problem, unfortunely Segate has had many issues with this drive especially the SATA ver .7, 160GB versions..

Sep 26, 2009 | Seagate Barracuda 7200.7 ST380011A 80 GB...

1 Answer

320 GB Seagate SATA Harddrive appearing as...


Try changing the harddisk setting in the bios at startup. Check the settings are set to SATA.

Dec 18, 2008 | Fujitsu MHV2160BT 160 GB SATA Hard Drive

3 Answers

Msi pm8m-v series micro-atx mainboard is not detecting 160gb seagate sata harddrive


Had u properly connected the driver to motherboard..?

U can change the sata cable. Check the power connection also.

Jan 19, 2008 | MSI PM8M-V Motherboard

Not finding what you are looking for?

Open Questions:

0 Answers

bricked hard drive? Would folling this lead to a full hard drive format or just unbricking a drive like people sat it does?? Also any other ways that might help would be great to know, heres what i'm talking about! "Fixing The Drive NOTE: Commands for you to type are in red boldface. Pay attention to upper & lower case - it is important. Turn on power to the RS232-to-TTL adapter and the hard drive. After a few seconds, Press CTRL+z. You should then see a prompt like this: F3 T> If not, swap TX & RX wires. Access Level 2 (type /2): F3 T>/2 (enter) F3 2> Then spin down the (disconnected) motor: F3 2>Z (enter) Spin Down Complete Elapsed Time 0.147 msecs F3 2> Very carefully, remove the cardstock that you placed between the PCB and the drive head contacts. Carefully replace and tighten the 3 loose screws. I suggest using a small piece of masking tape to help you hold the screws while you put them back in place. Then start the motor: F3 2>U (enter) Spin Up Complete Elapsed Time 7.093 secs F3 2> Next go to Level 1 (type /1): F3 2>/1 (enter) And do a S.M.A.R.T. erase (create S.M.A.R.T. sector): F3 1>N1 (enter) Cycle power to the drive, then do partition regeneration: F3 T>m0,2,2,0,0,0,0,22 (enter) After 15-30 seconds, you should see something like: Max Wr Retries = 00, Max Rd Retries = 00, Max ECC T-Level = 14, Max Certify Rewrite Retries = 00C8 User Partition Format 10% complete, Zone 00, Pass 00, LBA 00004339, ErrCode 00000080, Elapsed Time 0 mins 05 secs User Partition Format Successful - Elapsed Time 0 mins 05 secs Do not turn off drive until you see this message. Once seen, drive can be turned off. Power down everything, place drive back into your computer, and confirm that it's working." Thanks.

Apr 12, 2010 | Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 500 GB SATA Hard...

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 500 GB SATA Hard Drive Logo

199 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Seagate Computers & Internet Experts

Computer Links

Level 3 Expert

2385 Answers

Steve

Level 3 Expert

3287 Answers

terminalcon

Level 2 Expert

81 Answers

Are you a Seagate Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...