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[Solved] How to recover lost data from dead Seagate external hard drive?

Updated on Thursday, June 16, 2022

iBoysoft author Vain Rowe

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How to recover lost data from a dead Seagate external hard drive?

Summary: Tutorial to recover lost data from dead/damaged/corrupted Seagate external hard drive, recover lost data from Seagate external hard disk not detected on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003.

Recover lost data from dead Seagate external hard drive

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As it is inexpensive and convenient, Seagate has always used it to backup important data. But some people reported that their Seagate external hard drive became dead and they lost access to data stored on the drive. This passage will talk about tutorials to recover lost data from dead Seagate external hard drives.

How to recover lost data from a dead Seagate external hard drive?

iBoysoft Data Recovery is best for hard drive data recovery, offering free external hard drive data recovery. It can recover lost data from dead/damaged/corrupted Seagate external hard drive, recover lost data from Seagate external hard disk not detected on Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2019/2016/2012/2008/2003.

Apart from recovering data from an external hard drive, iBoysoft Data Recovery also recover lost documents, pictures, videos, audio, and emails from hard drive, USB flash drive, SD card, memory card, pen drive, digital camera, etc. Moreover, It can also recover lost data from Raw external hard drives, recover lost data from unrecognized external hard drives, recover lost data from corrupted, formatted, unreadable, inaccessible external hard drives, and recover lost data from deleted/lost partitions.

Tips: If you can't distinguish whether your hard drive is physically damaged or logically damaged, just try data recovery software first and then turn to local technicians for help if you failed with data recovery software.

Tutorial to recover lost data from dead Seagate external hard drive

Step 1: Download & install iBoysoft Data Recovery on your computer.

Step 2: Connect the dead Seagate external hard drive to your computer.

Step 3: Launch iBoysoft Data Recovery and choose the dead Seagate external hard drive.

Step 4: Click "Scan" to search for lost files on the dead Seagate external hard drive.

Step 5: Preview the search results. After that, select the lost data and click the "Recover" button to get them back.

Step 6: Have a check to ensure all lost data have been recovered.

About dead Seagate external hard drive

Normally, if you find your Seagate external hard drive responds slowly and produces a "scraping noise" when you connect it to your PC, you'd better back up critical data as soon as you are possible because your Seagate external hard drive is going to die in coming days. What causes a dead Seagate external hard drive? It is caused by hours of hard work, overheating, power surge, or accidental damage.

A dead Seagate external hard drive can be repairable, but nobody can make sure the security of all important data. The faster you recover lost data from a dead Seagate external hard drive, the less you lose data. Follow this tutorial to recover lost data from Seagate external hard disk not detected?