Recover Data from Western Digital Hard Drive

Western Digital is the world’s second-largest manufacturer of hard drives. There are various hard drives present such as the external hard drive or the internal hard drive, both of which are used to store the files. The difference between them is that they are easily portable while the internal hard disks are not. The Western Hard drives are relatively durable but they are also sensitive devices in which data loss takes place due to various reasons as mentioned below. Don’t worry for the loss of all the valuable information that was present in the drive as using the External Disk Recovery tool designed with advanced built-in algorithms can recover all the files that were lost or deleted from the external hard drive.

Reasons for loss of data from Western Digital external hard disk:

Abrupt Shut-Down: Abrupt shut down of the system while the external hard disk is still plugged to it will result in loss of important information present in the computer. While the files of the external hard disk are being previewed in the system, sudden shutdown of the computer will result in loss of files that were being viewed. An abrupt shut down also occurs due to various other reasons will lead to loss of important data as the external hard disk is still connected to it.

Improper Removal: Improper removal of the hard from the system without proper procedure will also damage the hard drive and hence all the information present in the disk cannot be accessed. Removal of the hard drive, while files are being accessed from the external disk in the system, will cause loss of those important files present in it.

Corrupt Drive: When the external hard drive that is connected to the system is corrupted, all the important MS Office files, audio, video, and other documents are all lost as data from the corrupt drive cannot be accessed. External hard drives get corrupted due to various reasons and one among them is the virus infection. The virus damages the file system present in the external hard drive and hence all the data present in is lost as it cannot be read.

The best way to restore files from WD storage drives

External disk recovery tool is designed with an advanced set of features to recover Western Digital external hard disk, the recovered data is listed in an order on the basis of their file size, name, location, date in which the file was created. This recovery tool is developed with a simple user graphical interface to recover external hard disk crash. It also helps users to retrieve files from crashed external HD in case of severe data loss. Continue Reading for more info related to this. Hard disks containing different partitions like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS 5, exFAT are also recovered with the help of External Disk Recovery tool within a less span of time. The Save Recovery Session developed within this application is indeed very helpful as the user can stop the recovery/scanning process at any point of time and use it at later stage, so that the entire drive need not be scanned again to recover to recover the deleted or lost data. It can recover files from a raw external hard drive and its data can be previewed easily before they can be restored to other destination location which is accessible to the local host operating system. This application is available to download as demo version using which the scanning process can be started and to save the files recovered activate the full version of the product. To recover external hard drive on Mac, a separate tool has been developed for this purpose which recovers all the files present in the system. Travel to http://www.externaldiskrecovery.com/hard-drive-mac.html link and restore your hard disk files on Mac.

Steps to perform Western Digital External Hard Disk Recovery :

Step1: Run the application program on the system and click on "Recover Drives" option from the main screen.

Western Digital External Hard Disk Recovery - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step2: Click on either "Partition Recovery" or "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" option from the screen in whichever case the files have been lost.

Fig 2: Select Recovery Mode Screen

Step3: Select the drive and click on the “Next” button to start the recovery process. The recovered files are listed on the basis of “Data View” or “File Type View”.

Western Digital External Hard Disk Recovery - Data View Screen

Fig 3: Preview Files Screen