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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Seagate Barracuda 1TB 7200.12 I/O error Forum SolvedBarracuda 1tb 7200 RPM a worthy storage device? Forum SolvedSeagate Barracuda 500GB 7200.12 External (9sf2a2-500) - Can I swap pcb Forum SolvedSeagate Barracuda 7200.12 just a few questions Forum When I turn on my External Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 I heard about 11 clicks and the lights is flashing than it stop clicking Forum How could I recover my files from my internal HDD Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500G Forum Updating Firmware on Secondary Seagate Barracuda 1tb 7200.12 HDD (Primary and bo Forum I have a seagate barracuda 7200.12 250 gb HDD which i was using for my pc, is th Forum SolvedWD passport 2TB not working I/O device error. need help please. Forum Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Problems Forum Installing seagate barracuda 7200 12 Forum Installing seagate barracuda 7200 12 Forum Seagate Barracuda 7200 vs 7200.12 Forum How can I make my seagate barracuda 7200 12 a slave drive Forum SolvedI/O device error Forum Solvedi/o device error Forum Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 500GB(16MB) Vs. HP OEM SMART IV 500GB SATA Hard Drive Forum Seagate ST3500418AS Barracuda 7200 12 Hard Drive - 3 5 7200 RPM SATA 3G 500GB 1 Forum Seagate hard drive barracuda 7200 12as a slave Forum SolvedDrive dismounting, becoming inaccessible, throwing "I/O device error" at me Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !