Hard Drive Crashing On Seagate Barracuda

Seagate Barracuda Hard Drive Crash

There are certain times when the external hard drives fail to respond and it can be a tough issue to sort out for normal users. To soften up your worries, you are at the right place. Refer to the troubleshooting methods to fix the Seagate Barracuda hard drive crash. Here are the troubleshooting methods.

Method 1: CHDSK In Command Prompt

  1. Keep your Seagate Barracuda hard drive connected to your computer.
  2. Open the Run Command with the shortcut keys (Windows +R).
  3. When the Run command opens, enter the following command: Chkdsk (Drive alphabet):
  4. Check for errors in the Seagate hard drive.

Method 2: Partition Manager

  1. You can download the Easeus partition manager to fix your hard drive.
  2. Open the default browser.
  3. Enter the Easeus URL in the address bar and press the Enter button.
  4. Download the Easeus partition manager to your Windows computer.
  5. Now, open the Easeus partition master and locate the connected Seagate barracuda hard drive.
  6. Right-click on the hard drive and select the option Check File System.
  7. The Check File System window will open. Click the Start button.
  8. The partition system will now start checking your Seagate barracuda hard drive.
  9. Once the scanning is complete, click the Finish button.

Method 3: Update The Hard Drive

  1. Open the Run command with the shortcut key (Windows + R).
  2. Type devmgmt.msc, then press the Enter button.
  3. The Device manager window will now open.
  4. Scroll down the device manager and click the Universal Serial Bus Controllers option.
  5. Perform a right-click on each of the USB drives and select the Uninstall button.
  6. Doing this will show if the USB drives will be recognized or not.
  7. If it still does not show up, then you have to restart the computer.
  8. Once you restart the Windows computer, all the uninstalled USB drives will be recognized again.

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