Seagate ST9500325AS Suddenly Stops Working

Seagate Momentus 500GB not working drive

This 500B Seagate ST9500325AS recovery project came from a local client that reported the drive just stopped working one day out of the blue. The hard drive was in a computer, so the whole computer just stopped booting fully. Recovering A Seagate Drive With Bad Heads The client took the computer into a computer repair shop and was told the issue was with the hard drive itself. The shop that looked at the drive did not have the tools and experience needed to recover the drive on their own, so they recommended the customer contact us for our affordable data recovery service. Ticking sound then spinning down When the client contacted us, they let us know the Seagate ST9500325AS drive was making a ticking sound, then spinning down. This is very classic on a Seagate of a bad head situation, so I was not surprised when I inspected the drive and found that head 0 and head 3 were both bad.¬†Because this drive has 4 heads, I was able to use Head 1 and Head … Read more

Dead Seagate ST9500325AS Bad Heads Recovery

500GB Seagate Mobile Drive with 1 bad head

This Seagate ST9500325AS 500GB drive used to be a popular model that you would find in a lot of Windows-based laptops. This particular hard drive came in from a customer that said their drive just stopped working suddenly, and now no computer would recognize it at all. The customer even tried bringing it into a computer repair shop to see if they could get the drive to mount and recover some of his important data. Seagate ST9500325AS Recovery The shop they brought this ST9500325AS hard drive to said they could not access anything on the drive at all. The drive wasn’t making abnormal noises, but their data recovery equipment would just not recognize the hard drive at all. The shop recommended that they send the hard drive to us for recovery as we have had good success recovering drives for them in the past at an affordable rate. If you have brought your computer to a computer repair shop or even a recovery shop and have been told your drive is not recoverable or will … Read more