Corrupted External Hard Drive Data Recovery

External hard drives have become an important part of one’s life as they are used as a backup device that contains all the important files & folders, documents, media files, application files, games & many more things. These devices are easy to carry & can be used in any other system having a USB drive by just plug & play. But with this great ease, there are situations when you encounter corruption & all the data that is stored in the external hard drive gets deleted or lost. In such situations, you will need the help of a professional data recovery tool that will help you to recover external hard drive data on Mac & Windows operating systems.

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Some of the corruption scenarios are mentioned below –

Improper system shutdown - While the external hard drive is connected to the system & the system gets shut down abruptly either due to power cut or a virus infection, the external hard drive might get corrupted & you will not be able to access its data anymore. In worst situations the data might even get deleted from the drive.

Incorrectly unplugging the external hard driveIf the external hard drive is not correctly removed from the system to which it is connected, there are very high chances that the external hard drive becomes corrupted that results in the deletion of the files inside it. You will not be able to access the external hard drive anymore.

Virus infection – When an external hard drive is connected to a system that is infected by a malware or a virus, it also gets corrupted thereby making its contents inaccessible. The files inside it might also get deleted. The same thing happens if a virus infected file is saved in an external hard drive. That file might corrupt the entire hard drive & you may lose all the data that is present inside it.

File System Corruption – The file system of the external hard drive might get corrupted due to improper formatting, reformatting, partitioning or re-partitioning. If there is any kind of interruption in these processes, the external hard drive may get corrupt.

Transfer error – If the transferring of files between the external hard drive & the system, is abruptly terminated then also the external hard drive might get corrupt. The reasons for the termination may be a sudden power surge, virus infection or abnormal system shut down.

If your external hard drive is corrupted due to any of the above reasons, & you are searching for a solution to it, then you have come to the right place. Corrupted External Hard Drive Data Recovery software is built by some of the industry experts & have a power scanning algorithm that can scan the entire corrupted external hard drive & restore corrupted external hard drive. Not only corrupted, it is also capable to recover data from deleted external hard drive partitions without any more difficulty. To know more about deleted partition data recovery, check this page: http://www.recoverexternalharddrive.net/how-to-recover-deleted-partition-on-external-hard-drive-mac.html

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Corrupted External Hard Drive Data Recovery can easily restore corrupted external hard drive files like video, audio, documents, application files, etc. Learn about picture recovery from external hard disk by referring the given link. It has an option to preview the data before saving it that enables you to judge the recovery results. Save Recovery Session option helps you to save the current session so that you don’t have to scan the entire drive again.

This software supports to retrieve data from corrupted external hard disk from Western Digital external hard drive & many other popular brands like Seagate, Toshiba, NetDisk, LaCie, Iomega, SimpleTech, etc. Refer http://www.recoverexternalharddrive.net/wd-data.html to know about WD external hard disk recovery

Steps to restore corrupted external hard drive data –

1. Download & install Corrupted External Hard Drive Data Recovery software & run it to restore corrupted external hard drive.

2. Select “Recover Partitions/Drives” option from the main screen to retrieve data from corrupted external hard disk.

Restore Corrupted External Hard Drive - Main Screen

3. Select “Recover Lost Photos” option from the next screen.

Restore Corrupted External Hard Drive - Recover Lost Photos

4. Choose the external drive & click “Next”.

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5. Preview the recovered data & save it to your desired location, other than the corrupted external hard drive.

Restore Corrupted External Hard Drive - Save Recovered Files

Tip –

  • Always keep the external hard drive away from direct sunlight.
  • Never remove the external hard drive improperly. This might corrupt the drive.

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