How to Recover Data from WD Hard Drive?

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)


Have you deleted or lost data from Western Digital external hard drive? Are you looking to recover WD external hard drive data? Do you want to restore data from WD external hard drives? If yes, then take the help of this Recover drive application. It is one of the highly recommended programs to get back data from Western Digital external hard drive very easily. This utility supports data recovery from Windows 7 operating systems as well as all other versions of Windows systems without any difficulty. Mac versions of this software are also available which supported by all latest 32 and 64 bit versions of Mac operating system.

WD is one of the most commonly used world’s leading data storage device manufacture brand. Western Digital storage devices are capable to store various types of data files such as documents, programs, audios, pictures, text files, excel files, videos, applications, etc. These WD external devices are considered as safe and secure data storage device. People utilize these Western Digital external drives for taking the backup of data and carrying data along with them. These WD drives offers advanced features like high storage capability, high file transferring rate, durability, best compatibility, etc.

Beside these features of Western Digital external hard drives, sometimes people encounter data deletion issue from their WD external hard drive. There are a number of reasons by which data can be deleted or lost from Western Digital external hard drives few of them are like file system corruption, virus attacks, improper handling, bad sectors, accidentally deletion, etc. After facing such issue people want to recover WD external hard drive data at any cost because deleted or lost data can be their important business of personal data. So the recovery of WD external hard drive data can be achieved by using Recover Drive software. Not only WD external drives, this recovery program supports data recovery from Iomega external hard drive without any difficulty. To know more, check this page: http://www.recoverdrive.net/retrieve-deleted-files-from-iomega-external-hdd.html

Most common reasons behind data deletion from WD external hard drive:

Formatting: In order to delete complete data present in the WD external drive in simple one click, people use format option. After formatting the drive, data exist in it gets deleted permanently. If anyone formats their WD external drive wrongly, then it will lead to complete data deletion from it.

Virus Infection: External hard drives are used for carrying data along people. So to keep data on WD drive, people need to connect it with the system. If WD drives connected with virus infected system, then there is a chance of virus attack on it, which may lead to data deletion from WD drive.

Accidental Deletion: While deleting some useless data from the WD external hard drive, people wrongly chose few important files and delete them. Data deleted from WD external drive get deleted permanently rather than moving to recycle bin or trash folder.

In order to recover WD external hard drive data which can be deleted or lost in any ways, people can easily retrieve data from WD external drive by using Recover Drive program. This easy to use app allows user to take the preview of restored data files before saving them to other storage device. It has capability to recover data from WD drive which can be deleted, lost, inaccessible, corrupted, damaged or not recognized easily.

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)

Steps to Recover Data from WD External Hard Drive:

Step 1: Download and install Drive Recovery app to retrieve data from WD external hard drive and then launch the software

Step 2:The new  window is appeared. Select “Recover Files” option among the 3 options to retrieve WD external drive data as shown in Figure 1

Recover WD External Hard Drive Data - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main screen

Step 3: Select “Deleted Files” option or “Lost Files” option from the next window to restore data from WD external hard drive that has been deleted or lost as shown in Figure 2

Restore Data from WD External Hard Drives - window that displays option to recover deleted or lost files

Figure 2: retrieve data from WD external drive

Step 4: A window is displayed with the list of connected storage devices like WD hard drive or other storage devices. Select WD external hard drive and click on “Next” button to retrieve data from WD external hard drives as shown in Figure 3

Retrieve Data from WD External Drive - USB drive selection screen

Figure 3: Select the External USB drive

Step 5: Now, View files that are recovered from WD external hard drive using “Preview” option  as shown in Figure 4

Get Back Data from Western Digital External Hard Drive - Preview screen

Figure 4: View recovered files to estimate recovery results

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)

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