Question: I couldn’t access my 2TB Western Digital external hard drive any more. My computer can recognized the drive as a removable devices and it acts as a normal drive except that I can’t access the data inside the drive. I have been using this external hard drive as a storage media for all my important files like family photos, videos taken on my holiday and my work papers. I also tried to format the drive but my computer said can’t find direct access or something like this. How can I restore all files form this WD external hard drive?
Answer: When you are unable to access the external hard drive, don’t try to open it again and again. No matter what kind of message you received or what is the reason that you can’t access the drive, the first thing you have to do is to stop using the drive and find a reliable data recovery program to restore the data inside the drive.
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WD external drive recovery software is especially designed to recover data from western digital external hard drive afterdeleting, formatting or external hard drive is inaccessible. It can free deep scan the selected external hard drive in order to search for almost all data inside the drive. With this data recovery software, you can restore all files or at least most files in a very short time. The chance of how much data you can recover depends on if you have overwritten the data inside the drive.
If you are unable to access memory card, you can also use the data recovery software to recover files.
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Step1. Free download the recovery software on your computer, install and start the program so that you will see the main screen of this software. Then choose a recovery module.
Step2. Choose the external hard drive and let the software scan the selected drive so that it will search for the lost data inside the drive.
Step3. Choose all found files and make a preview so that you can decide if you want to recover all those found files.
Step4. Select all files you need and save them to your computer.
All Models and Capacities of WD External Hard Drive Are Supported
WD external hard drive, namely western digital hard drive, is one of the most popular brands of external hard drive and hard drive. WD external drive recovery software supports to recover files from all models of western digital external hard drive such as WD Raptor, WD Caviar, etc. In addition, WD external drive recovery software is also able to recover different data from all capacities of Western digital external hard drive.