Friday, February 22, 2013

External Hard Disk Recovery – Recover Data When External Hard Disk Can’t Be Recognized as a Drive

If an external hard disk cannot be recognized by PC, is it any method to recover data off the external hard drive? The answer is yes! You can use professional recovery software to recover data.

Download the Following Software to Recover Data
#1 Data Recovery
Software to restore data off usb drive, memory card, pen drive, hard disk, external drive etc.

#2 Data Recovery Software
Another chance for you to recover data from disk, card, external etc.   
How to use: Windows data recovery steps

#3 Data Recovery for Card USB - recover data from card/usb 

FAQ1, Is It Possible to Recover Data from Damaged External Hard Disk?
I met a terrible thing recently that my Maxtor 4TB external hard drive dropped from about 3 meters height. Now when I connect it to my computer, the computer can identify it as a removable storage device and I can also find the icon at notification area at the right lower corner. However, I can’t find the drive letter of my external hard drive in "My Computer". I think my external hard drive is damaged. So can anybody me tell me is it possible to recover data from damaged external hard disk?

Does anybody encounter with the same or similar problem before? Well, it is quite impossible to recover data from an external hard drive if it has been physically damaged. However, in the situation above since the external drive can still be recognized as a removable device on the computer, so it is still possible to recover the lost data from the external hard drive. You can go to Disk Management to check if you can find the external hard drive there. If you can find it there, you can check if the file system of the drive is in RAW format. In this case, you just need to opt for External hard disk recovery software. 

FAQ2, How Can You Restore Files from External Hard Disk?
What is the best external hard disk recovery software? There are so many recovery tools online, but I don’t know which one I should choose. Therefore, I hope somebody would give me some advice. It will be better if you have used any external hard disk recovery software.
It is not a simple thing to search for a reliable recovery tool if this is the first time you meet such a problem. Therefore, you must be patient and compare different recovery tools in order to make sure you can find a good one. The external hard disk recovery software I recommend below are the ones that I have used before, so I can give you some helpful information and advice.
The recovery applications serve as free external hard disk recovery tool under Windows and Vista. With this recovery software, any data including photos, videos, music and documents etc are recoverable only with three simple steps. It will recover your lost files by scanning every sector of your external drive and find the lost files inside.

FAQ3, What Are the Detailed Steps to Recover Data from External Hard Disk?
I need to recover some files from my 4GB Seagate external hard disk, but I don’t know how to perform the data recovery since most software provided online don’t give the detailed steps. Can anyone show me how to recover lost data from my Seagate external hard disk step by step?
Step1. Launch the software and opt for the recovery module based on your data loss situation.
Step2. Select the external hard disk you want to recover and start scan the drive.
Step3. After scan, you can save all the files to your computer hard disk (not to the original external hard disk). 


  1. You are right, data recovery software are very helpful in case of data loss from external hard disk.

  2. my external hard disk one drive is not responding what to do


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