Iomega External Hard Disk Recovery

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)


Today there are many users across the world, who use external hard drive to transfer, store and backup their important files. External hard drive such as Iomega has good features like large volumes, easy to move, light weight etc., serves the best way to store massive data in it. As it is very easy to connect Iomega external hard drive to a laptop, personal computer and even to Apple iPad, you can store your favorite audio, video and image files.  There are instances where you meet with problems with Iomega external hard drives. Data stored in it might be deleted or lost due to some unknown reasons like operating system crash, malware attack, etc. So in such scenario in order to retrieve deleted files from Iomega external HDD you need to use a reliable drive recovery software. Learn more about the software at http://www.recoverdrive.net.

Iomega is a subsidiary of EMC Industry, is an American based company, which was established in the year 1980. Iomega company basically manufactures internal and external storage hardware devices. Maximum storage capacities of these Iomega external hard drive is 2TB. Though these Iomega storage devices are very reliable but there are scenarios which leads to deletion of files from an Iomega hard

Few common scenarios leading to deletion of files Iomega HDD are as shown below:

  • Hard drive corruption due to Malware Attack: If the file system gets corrupt by any third party application or some virus like malware, spyware, adware etc. then it results in inaccessibility of files from Iomega hard disk.
  • Power Surge during file Transfer: While transferring or saving your file on your system hard drive, if suddenly your PC gets turned off due to power fluctuations, this situation may lead to data loss from your external Iomega HDD.
  • Unintentional deletion of files Using Shift+Delete Key: If you have deleted files using “Shift+Del” keys then you cannot restore deleted files from recycle bin as the files that has been deleted from Iomega external hard drive bypasses the recycle bin. Hence, accidentally deleting files using “Shift+Del”keys results in data loss.
  • Unintented format: The external drive can be formatted unintentionally. You might have selected the wrong drive on the Iomega HDD. If you have not backed up the data on it then you will lose all the important data at an instance causing huge loss.

The Drive Recovery Tool helps you to recover files from Iomega HDD. This software can also retain files from external drives like memory cards, FireWire drives etc. This software supports file types such as word documents, PowerPoint files, Excel spreadsheets, text files etc. and media file types such as MP4, MP3, AVI, etc. It can also recover files from hard drives on Mac OS X and above versions. In order to recover drives on Mac OS you can use Mac version of this software. In addition to that, you can very easily perform data recovery from Hitachi hard drive through drive recovery software to recover lost data because of bad sectors, hard drive crash, OS failures, software issues, MBR corruption, etc.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

Follow the steps given below to retrieve deleted files from Iomega external HDD:

Step 1: Download and install this software to retrieve files. From the main screen select RECOVER FILES option among the 3 options to restore files.

Recover Data on External USB - Main Screen

Main screen

Step 2: Select DELETED FILES option to retrieve deleted files from Iomega Exernal HDD.

External USB Drive Recovery - window that displays option to recover deleted or lost files

Select Reover Deleted Files

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

Step 3: Next screen displays the drives present in the system and click on Next button.

Recover files from external USB drive - USB drive selection screen

Select Drive

Step 4: View the files that are recovered, and preview the files using Preview option as shown in the below figure.

Restore formatted drive - Preview screen

Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: You can save the recovered files on your system or copy it to CD/DVD.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks)

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

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For Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8),
Mavericks and Yosemite(10.10) Users

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