Barracuda 7200 12 device i/o error Tags: Hard Drives Devices HD Storage Last response: September 28, 2009 12:26 PM in Storage Share ls2229 September 26, 2009 8:14:02 PM I have a 500GB Barracuda 7200 HD and I have a device I/O error. This is very bad because of the data contained on it. I need to recover this error or recover the data to place somewhere else. Help is needed badly More about : barracuda 7200 device error r_manic a b G Storage September 28, 2009 8:25:38 AM First, before you panic, have you disconnected then reconnected it to your motherboard? Failing that, trying hooking it up to other computers, or even doing so through a USB hard disk enclosure. foxy_roxy September 28, 2009 10:55:00 AM It could potentially be a corrupt firmware issue for this hdd. Try running seatools downloadable at http://www.seagate.com/www/en-us/support/downloads/seat... Also try mhdd downloadable at http://hddguru.com/content/en/software/2005.10.02-MHDD/ The output from the above tools should give more information as to what the situation is......once you have more diagnostic info , you will know what needs to be done to get your data back. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer apache_lives a b G Storage September 28, 2009 12:26:12 PM why haven't you backed up your data? rule #1 - NEVER expect your data to be safe on any 1 storage device Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSeagate Barracuda 1TB 7200.12 I/O error ForumHow can I make my seagate barracuda 7200 12 a slave drive ForumWD Caviar Black vs Barracuda 7200.12 ForumWhat pins should I connect to make my Seagate 7200.12 to run at 1,5 Gb Forumbuffer i/o error on device ForumInstalling seagate barracuda 7200 12 ForumInstalling seagate barracuda 7200 12 ForumSeagate Barracuda 7200.12 1TB Hard Drive for $50 Forum1TB Iomega Segate Barracuda won't initialize - Family Photos lost? ForumSeagate Barracuda 3TB Drive -- Not spinning ForumThe request could not be performed because of an i/o device error "HELP ForumBios detecting version of windows that are no longer there Forum[Solved] Cant installed new device or hardware why? Forum[USB] System hang up when usb device plug in ForumError performing inpage operation hard drive ForumSeagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB(16MB) Vs. WD Caviar Black 500GB (32MB) ForumBest 7200 drive ForumUsb device ForumA disk error occurred press ctrl+alt+del to restart HELP PLEASE!! Forum8gb micro sandisk card gets error More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !