Seagate Firecuda 2TB died. Beware.

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Post 05 Jul 2021

I had a Firecuda 2Tb from 4 years.
It was new technology, Hybrid NAND electromechanical.
I had all my wav recordings plus my work back-up in it.
It was new. Still under guarantee.
Then it disappeared from my PC.
I tried everything. Every professional, paid tool to recover something.
Linux. DOS. WinPE. Nothing. The Hybrid interface would not allow reconstructions of the files.
Not a single Jpeg. Song. Line of code stored there was recovered.
It never happened to me that I could not recover anything except from another WD hybrid HDD, with as similar interfaces problem...
Beware. :cry: :cry: ... one.59674/
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Post 05 Jul 2021

Seagate is temporary storage. Not sure about their SSDs, though.
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Post 05 Jul 2021

A very harsh lesson.

Always have multiple back ups of important files.
It might be worth contacting a professional restore company if the files are really important to you.



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