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Recovering Semi Dead Seagate 7200.12 Data

Well, the Seagate Barracuda is a cast of hard drives bought by Seagate technologies with 7200 RPM spindle speed. The line was initially concentrated on high capacity and performance drives. Since from 2001, the industry started to focus on 7200 RPM spindle speed and made as its standard speed. Later, to overcome the issues found in seagate 7200.11 series of hard disk, the company launched 7200.12 drives. One of the notable things about 7200.12 drives is that they make use of only two platters, whereas the 7200.11 uses four platters. This is the reason why the 7200.12 is preferred by most of the customers.

Like every other hard drives, the seagate 7200.12 will also be prone to some disasters which may result in data loss situations. One of the great disasters about the seagate 7200.12 drive is its semi dead nature. To better understand this nature, go through below mentioned scenarios.

Imagine: You are busy cleaning your CPU running with Seagate 7200.12 hard disk and you removed all the cables attached to it. By plugging only the power cable, you rebooted the system 3-4 times through the power button. Once finished with cleaning, you plugged all the cables and started the computer. Suddenly you notice that the Seagate drive is missing from My Computer as well as disk management, which says that the drive is unallocated. When you tried with some recovery software, you will be able to scan only small amount of files from hard drive, which indicated that the Seagate 7200.12 hard drive is not completely dead.

Another scenario that shows hard drives would sometimes become semi dead is when your drive is making clicking noise whenever you start your computer. In this case, the boot screen will appear but you can’t see the disk on the screen even though the disk is still spinning.

Under such conditions, you may get panic due to the huge data loss! But, until and unless you have a semi dead Seagate 7200.12 hard drive data recovery software like Hi5 Partition Recovery, no need to be worried. The software will help to recover data from a semi dead Seagate 7200.12 easily. It will carefully scan the hard drive sector by sector and back up all the files on seagate 7200.12. You may not feel any difficulty in recovering data from semi dead seagate 7200.12 hard drive as the Hi5 Partition Recovery Wizard has a very simple Graphical User Interface (GUI) that provides you a easy recovery steps guide. Further, it has been built using advanced algorithms, which bypass the bad sectors and create disk images for the later retrieval of files.

The application has the capability to restore data from semi dead Seagate 7200.12 hard drive of different file types, which includes word documents, presentation files, text files, video and audio files with various extensions, images, compressed files, etc. Along with Seagate, the tool restores files from other brands of drives like Dell, Lenovo, HP, WD, and so on. This utility can be easily installed on the systems running with Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 Operating Systems.

Know more about Hi5 Partition recovery

  • Lost, formatted, and deleted data from hard drive will be recovered easily using this tool
  • Recovers RAW partitions as well
  • Data lost during partitioning or repartitioning of the hard drive can be restored
  • Aids in recovering FAT 16/32, NTFS/NTFS5, and exFAT formatted partitions

Procedure to be followed for Data Recovery from Semi Dead Seagate 7200.12 Hard Disk

The very first thing you need to do for retrieving files from semi dead Seagate 7200.12 drive is to downloading and launching the Hi5 Partition Recovery Program. Up on running the app, you will notice two options: “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery”. Choose the appropriate one according to your data loss situation. Then it will ask you to select the drive. Once you click on “Next” button, restoring process will initiate and the software scans carefully scans the entire data and recovers it. Further, you can view the recovered files in both “Data View” and “File Type View”.

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