An external hard drive tends to break/crash after it has been using for a long period time or wrong operations have been performed to it by users. For example, hard drive beeping is a common problem lots of users have ever met or are facing now. Our question is how to recover data from beeping external hard drive? Of course, many users are eager to know the answer. So we’ll talk about it right now.
Since Seagate is widely adopted by users throughout the world, we’re going to take it as an example. Considering that lots of users prefer a laptop to a desktop computer now, we’ll talk about the usage of Seagate hard drive in laptop briefly. And after that, we’ll give our suggestions on Seagate hard drive recovery. So please read following content carefully and patiently.
1. Seagate Momentus 7200.4 hard drive: Seagate Momentus 7200RPM series products all adopt the optional G-Force Protection technology, which can enhance the impact resistance of hard drive during running to more effectively protect data. It is an ideal choice for those mobile users and even avid users who have extremely high demanding for durability.
Scope: mainstream and high-performance laptops, workstations, small desktop systems, industrial applications and non-mission-critical blade servers.
2. Seagate Momentus 5400.6 hard drive: its capacity is up to 500GB and it has the features of high-speed performance, robust design and high shock resistance. Using sophisticated fourth-generation PMR technology and making full use of power management technology, Seagate Momentus 5400.6 hard drive significantly reduces the power consumption.
Scope: mainstream laptops, external storage solutions/external boxes and industrial applications that require a small shape.
Steps to Recover Data from Beeping External Hard Drive
The beeping noise may indicate that the hard drive is going to crash, so we strongly advise users to transfer all important files from it to a safe drive. If users find some data have already lost, they must stay calm when they hear the beeping noise. Otherwise, the external hard drive recovery may end in failure due to their anxiety.
Step 1: listen, when you hear the beeping noise coming out from the external hard drive you’re using and realize some of the data you need are missing, please seize time to unplug it from computer properly. Then, install a free recovery program called MiniTool Power Data Recovery to your computer and then run it immediately to see the main interface.
Step 2: move your cursor onto each functional module to see their usage and then choose a suitable one to enter by clicking on it.
Step 3: select the target drive from which data are lost and scan it by pressing “Scan” or “Full Scan” button in the lower right corner.
Step 4: make sure you have selected all the data you need from the found file list and then press “Save” to specify a location for recovered data storage.
When all selected data recovered to appointed location completely, a prompt interface will appear in this free recovery program and now you can click on “OK” to end the work to recover data from beeping external hard drive.