Data Recovery from Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 Hard Drive

“I use Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive on my Mac system and have saved various data like files, folders, documents, media files, games software, etc. I don’t know what went wrong with the drive, the OS shows that hard drive is not recognized and it is empty. So, I am not able to access any of my data from the Mac hard drive. Can anyone suggest me with good recovery solution?”

Seagate is one of the leading brands of hard drive manufacturers in the world and Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 is one among them. This hard drive serves the purpose of internal as well as external storage media on various computer systems. However, Mac users face many circumstances that render data loss from Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive on Mac system as mentioned in the above situation.

Given below are few scenarios that cause data loss from Seagate Barracuda hard drive:

  • Human errors: Most of the times data from Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive is lost due to unknown mistakes done by users like accidental deletion, unintentional hard disk format or reformat
  • Software conflicts: Irregularities in the functioning of hard drive can make all its data corrupt and inaccessible. Also, severe mal functioning of hard drive may lead to Seagate Barracuda hard drive crash thus making you to lose vast data saved on it
  • Boot sector corruption: When boot sector gets corrupt due to any reason which carries all the access information of hard disk data then it is not possible to read / write any data on Seagate Barracuda HDD
  • Other causes: Presence of bad sectors on hard drive, use of unsecured third party tools on system, improper OS reinstallation, Apple Partition Map corruption, system crash, etc. may also result in data loss from Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive

In all these above mentioned scenarios users fail to access data from Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive on Mac system. In such circumstances you might think how to recover back lost data from Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 drive.

Best way to retrieve data from Seagate Barracuda hard drive?

Lost data on hard drive like Seagate can be retrieved with the use of third party recovery utility such as Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool. This tool can successfully restore entire data from Seagate 7200.12 Barracuda hard drive as well as from other models like Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex, Seagate Backup Plus, etc. on Mac system.

You can recover files, folders, documents, media files, program files, etc. from all types of hard drives like SATA, SCSI, ATA, IDE, SAS and other types. This software can also regain lost or erased data from flash drive, CF, xD, XQD, SD, SDXC, mini SD, MMC memory cards, Memory Stick, iPod and other devices with ease. The software supports its working on computers having various Mac OS X versions like Leopard, Snow Leopard and Mac OS Lion.

Procedural steps to make use of Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool:

  • Connect your Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive to a Mac system
  • Download the software and install it on the Mac computer on which Seagate is connected
  • Follow the provided instructions and run the utility
  • Next window provides two options i.e. “Volume Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Make your selection according to the data loss situation
  • Further, select the volume that represents Seagate Barracuda 7200.12 hard drive from which data has to be recovered
  • Next, select required file types that you wish to recover or by default all file types will be selected
  • By clicking on next, the tool scans Seagate Barracuda drive and provides a list of recoverable files
  • Select required files, target the location on Mac system and save the files

Tips to avoid data loss:

  • Before erasing data from Seagate hard drive cross verify whether the files are not required for further use
  • Always maintain regular backup of important files  
  • Avoid using same hard drive on different operating systems that may corrupt the drive