Seagate Hard Drive Data Recovery Emails
Recently I installed a Seagate ST4000DM000 4TB drive into my gaming pc. I spend a lot of time playing games and do so on a professional level so I needed a drive that was going to be reliable and stand up to quite a bit of abuse when it comes to time spent in operation. The Seagate ST4000DM000 4TB seemed one of the best choices because it offered me more reliability (so the reviews said) but now when I’m in the middle of a game and attempt to create a save file the pc switches to the Windows desktop and tells me that there faults on the disk. This happens every time I try and create a save file and so far I have a whole load of files named with the extension *.tmp that I can’t access. The problem is getting worse and I’m now unable to play as many games online as I would like because I cannot save my progress. I reported the problem to the manufacturer who told me they could replace the drive because it was within the warranty (I bought it in July) but I can’t afford to lose the files on there and they won’t accept responsibility for loss of information personal or otherwise. Any chance of some help or advice?
I’m having a problem with a Seagate Momentus 7200.4 and was told that the reason I was having the problem was an issue with the PCB (printed circuit board) that was attached to the drive. My friend told me that I could buy a replacement PCB online and attach it to the drive, thus replacing the old one and giving me a fully functioning hard drive again without having to lose any data. I thought this was a great idea and surfed the internet until I found such a part. I ordered it and it arrived but after having my friend solder it into place for me the drive tries to spin up for maybe 10 seconds and then stops again. There is no sign that the drive is visible in Windows Vista even though it shows up in the BIOS. I have tried auto detect and manually configuring the drive and after the restart the details disappear again. It now seems that although the PCB was the problem replacing it did nothing to help solve the problem. So I have a drive that can’t power up or transfer any information to the main drive because there is obviously something more seriously going on than just the replacement of the PCB. What would you suggest?