In these days, there is a huge increase in the number of people who use an external hard drive as an additional data storage medium. One of the main advantages of external hard drives is their portability nature which allows you to carry an external hard drive anywhere you go. There are numerous external hard drive brands like WD, Toshiba, Transcend, Seagate, Samsung, Dell, etc. in the market.
Protection of data will be the primary concern of almost every user who use an external hard drive. However, data can get deleted or lost due to lot of reasons from an external hard drive. It may include reasons which you might have never thought about. It is the time to analyze some of such reasons.
Apart from this, there are many other reasons which can result in data loss from an external HDD. You cannot get data back data from external hard drive in such a situation by using any internal mechanism present in Windows or Mac. But you can do it with the help of powerful Data Recovery Tool. This tool supports external hard drives produced by all popular brands like Toshiba, WD, Seagate, HGST, Transcend and more.
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Step 1: At first, connect your external hard drive with your computer. Download the demo version of this tool on your computer by clicking “Download Now” button and install it. After installing, launch the software by double clicking on its desktop icon. Home screen of this tool will now appear as shown in Figure 1. Select “Recover Drives” option from it to restore your external HDD files.
Figure 1: Home Screen
Step 2: Select "Partition Recovery" option from the next screen. You will see a list of drives/partitions in the third screen as in Figure 2. Select your external drive from which data has got lost or deleted.
Figure 2: Choose External Hard Drive
Step 3: After a deep scanning, recovered files will be displayed. You can preview each and every file as shown in figure 3, in case you have any doubt in the chances of recovery. If you are satisfied with recovery results, you can purchase the full version of this tool to “Save” recovered files.
Figure 3: Preview Files