In todays world there is great demand for data storage that is why external hard drives have become important part of your life. External HDD contains all your data i.e. each file you have written, digital photos you have taken, your favorite movies, songs, programs, official documents and so on. You will be totally troubled when you are unable to access or accidentally deleted data from your external hard drive. There is nothing worse than losing one’s important data due to some unexpected situation. Don’t panic, luckily there are several ways to get back external hard disk data until lost external drive data is not overwritten and when it is not prone any sort of physical damages. External hard disk recovery is the best approach to undelete data from external hard drive that is lost/deleted under any given reason. This software has the ability to recover around 300 different file types from external hard disk by using its powerful scan engine.
External hard drives are extensively used as backup storage drives to save your critical data. Like hard drives, you can store plenty of data on external hard drives too as per user requirements, which are portable and known as best backup device available today. They are connected to computer whenever there is a need for data transfer between external hard disk and PC. However, data loss has become a serious issue faced by users all over the globe due to one or other problem.
What are the different reasons for data loss from external hard drive?
Precautions to take after data loss from external hard drive:
Stop using your external hard disk drive immediately once you realize that you lost valuable data from it due to any of the above mentioned reasons. Because adding/saving further data can result in overwriting of deleted data space with new file content. If deleted data space gets overwritten by new data, it is not possible to recover deleted data back from external hard drive by using any professional software. Connect and remove your external hard drive from a computer in a proper manner. Always scan your external hard drive to get rid of harmful viruses, malware and spyware. Download and install external hard disk recovery tool on healthy computer and connect your external hard drive as the secondary storage drive to it. Select it from the list of recognized storage drives and carry out data recovery process in few basic steps as shown by its interactive graphical interface. If satisfied with the recovery results go ahead for buying full version of the software for saving recovered files
External hard disk data recovery software:
Steps to retrieve data from External hard drive:
Step 1: Download and install recover drive tool on healthy Windows computer to retrieve data from External hard drive and then launch the software. A new window appears from where you need to select “Recover Files” option among the 3 options to retrieve External hard drive data files as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Main screen
Step 2: Select “Deleted Files” option or “Lost Files” option from the next window to restore data from external hard drive that has been deleted or lost as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Data Recovery Option
Step 3: A window is displayed with the list of connected storage devices like hard drives, memory cards, USB drives etc. Select External hard disk drive and click on “Next” button to retrieve deleted/lost data from external hard drive as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Select the External Hard Drive
Step 4: Now, View files that are recovered from external hard drive under Data View option as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4: Recovered Files from External Hard Disk