How to Extract Files from WD External Hard Drive?

“I use WD VelociRaptor external hard drive to save various data from my Mac machine.  Unfortunately while transferring important data from external drive to Mac machine, the drive got disconnected from system abruptly. This act caused corruption of VelociRaptor hard drive and data inaccessibility from it. Can anyone suggest me how to retrieve data from WD VelociRaptor hard drive on Mac? Please help.”

Western Digital includes most amazing hard drive models for both computers with different operating systems. Generally, Mac users prefer to use Western Digital hard drives as external storage since these drives provide efficient performance and high data storage. One among such drives is WD VelociRaptor hard drive. But, while using VelociRaptor hard drive on Mac computer one might lose data due to many reasons such as:

  • Abrupt system termination during data read/ write process because of power loss or sudden shutdown can corrupt the drive making all its data inaccessible
  • Malware intrusion to VelociRaptor hard drive is another vital factor for loss of data from it
  • Accidental erasing of hard drive data, deleting any volume while repartitioning the drive, other factors may render huge loss of data from VelociRaptor hard drive on Mac

When data gets inaccessible from Western Digital VelociRaptor hard drive then it is not a thing to worry because, data can be recovered from it at any time. For this, the only best choice is to choose Yodot Mac Data Recovery software. This software supports data retrieval from Western Digital VelociRaptor hard drive on Mac machines with ease. It can get back data like MS Office files, archives, program files, volumes, photos, videos, etc. from internal as well as external hard drive without much effort. One can use this tool on Mac machines like Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and Mac Pro to rescue data from corrupt or damaged hard drives. It is compatible to work on Mac computers running with OS X versions – Snow leopard, Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.

Working procedure to restore data from corrupt / damaged WD VelociRaptor HDD:

Click this link and download the software on a Mac machine and connect WD VelociRaptor hard drive to this system. Next, install the tool and run it. From main screen, click on any option between Volume Recovery and Formatted / Reformatted Recovery according to data loss scenario. Further, choose the drive that represents WD VelociRaptor hard drive from which data has to be recovered. Software performs a scan of VelociRaptor and lists out all restorable files in two view types. Preview selected files and save all data to new destination location on host Mac computer drive.

Recover Data from Sony SXS Card

“My Sony SXS memory card is not working well on my Sony camcorder. This card has all my precious files for which I do not posses any backup. It all happened when I saved some downloaded files from internet to this card when it was connected to system. How can I get back data from Sony SXS card that is not showing its files?”

The memory card which is been created with both Sony and SanDisk standards is SXS card i.e. S-by-S. This card has high transfer speeds to when compared to Sony and SanDisk flash memory cards. It can even be used on Windows and Mac Notebooks just by directly connecting it through ExpressCard Slot. However, users might lose valuable data from SxS flash memory card when it turns corrupted or damaged.

Some of the possible scenarios behind data loss from SXS flash card are:

  • Frequently using SXS card on multiple operating systems can sometimes corrupt the card making all its data inaccessible
  • Severe virus infection to SXS memory card by downloading suspicious files or by connecting it to a virus infected system can lead to its complete corruption
  • Using SXS card on gadgets that are running out of battery, formatting the card unintentionally, file system corruption on card causing Card not formatted error, etc. will also result in data inaccessibility on the card
  • Accidental deletion, forceful termination of file transfer process from the card can also cause loss of useful data from SXS card

When data is lost or erased from SXS card user might suffer for data loss and wonder how to recover data from Sony SXS card? Before knowing about Sony SXS card data recovery, let us go through few factors that are very important in finding lost data. Once, data is lost or erased from SXS card, user should not add new data to it in order to avoid data overwriting. Very next, user should employ good recovery tool like Yodot Photo recovery to get back all media data from this SXS flash card. This excellent recovery tool can easily retrieve all file types like photos, videos, music and RAW images from various storage devices. It can bring back media files from flash memory cards like SDXC, SDHC, mini SD, micro SD, CF, MMC etc. This utility can be used on Windows PC operating with Windows 7, 8, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003. Mac users can employ Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to extract media files from SXS card.

Working procedure of Sony SXS card recovery tool:

Click here to download the software on to your Windows PC. Connect Sony SXS card to this Windows system and run the program. In main screen, click on Deleted Photo Recovery or Lost Photo Recovery according to file loss situation. Then from the list of drives present on screen click on the drive that represents Sony SXS card from which files have to be retrieved. Next, if necessary select file types to recover or else, click on Mark All / Skip button. Software then starts scanning of that Sony SXS card and after few minutes comes up with list of recovered files. Preview the files that are required and save it to new destination location on host computer drive.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Data Recovery

The Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Android Smartphone is successor series of the Samsung Galaxy S2. It possesses Jelly Bean Android operating system with 1GHz dual-core Cortex processor. Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has 4.0 inches Super AMOLED display that draws user attention with brilliant color quality. However, one may also experience unbearable things with Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini phone like unforeseen or unintentional loss or deletion photos, music files, video clips, movies, games, apps, etc. from that device.

Data loss or deletion from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini makes you blame yourself for being so careless. But apart from be disappointed about removed or missing files and folders from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, moving towards relevant solution is appreciateable. Before we knowing about solution, let us discuss some scenarios that tends to loss or deletion of data from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini.

  • Involuntarily clicking on “Delete all” option while accessing data on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini or deleting files when it is attached with PC
  • Installing invalid third party apps on Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini may leads to virus attack and data loss
  • Interruptions while moving data from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini to system may cause loss of your beloved data
  • Unknowingly restoring Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini to its factory setting cause huge amount data loss from that device
  • Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini SD corruption issues or formatting it SD card by mistake also results in complete data loss

In order to get back deleted or lost data from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini go ahead with appropriate Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini data recovery software like Yodot Android Data Recovery. This application efficiently recovers deleted or missing data from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini under various critical data loss scenarios on Windows system. Using this program, one can rescue text files, songs, movies, photos, videos, application files, etc from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini. The utility extracts data from both Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini phones internal and external storage memory (SD card). Furthermore, along with Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, it also regains files from other Samsung Galaxy models such as Samsung Galaxy S2, S4, S5, Note, Aces, etc on Windows laptop or desktop having Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Steps to get back data from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini:

Connect your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Smartphone to the Windows system via UMS mode (Yodot does not support PTP and MTP modes of connectivity) -> Download Yodot Android Data Recovery software and install it to that Windows PC -> Run the application based on main screen instructions -> from main screen you will find “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” options -> Select any of the options based on the data loss scenario that you have met with -> Next you can get all the partition or device drives coupled with the Windows system -> Choose the device drive that represents your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and click on “Next” button -> On the next window, the program  display all the deleted or lost data from Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini Smartphone -> Mark the files and folders which you want to restore back, otherwise select “Mark all” option -> At end, save the retrieved data to your desired location on system, but not to the same Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini storage space.



How to Get Back Videos from Memory Card

“Hi there! I need to know how to get back videos that have been deleted from my memory card on my Windows system. I was trying to move some files from my memory card to the system to keep it as a backup, but accidentally happen to use Select all option and then Shift Deleted all the files and folders, including videos. Can anyone tell me how to recover videos from memory card? Thanks in advance?”

Memory Card is the best storage device that is used in memory cards on different gadgets. Sometimes, while accessing videos from memory card, there are chances that you may delete any one of the files. To know how to recover videos from memory card, you can make use of Yodot Photo Recovery tool.

What are the scenarios that lead to loss of videos from memory card?

  • If your memory card is infected with virus, there are chances that it may lead to loss of videos from storage device
  • Abrupt removal of memory card from the system when videos are being transferred from memory card to external device causes loss of valuable data
  • Deleting videos from memory card when it is connected to the system leads to permanent deletion of video files without being saved in Recycle Bin folder
  • File system error on the memory card can make your videos inaccessible

Recovering videos from memory card:

Yodot Photo Recovery can be considered as one of the best tools that can be used to get back deleted / lost videos from memory card on Windows as well Mac operating systems respectively. With the help of best graphical user interface, even a non technical user can run the recovery program in a minimum amount of time. Once the recovery process gets completed, user can view the rescued list of files on the basis of file name, size of file, date in which file was created and so on. Installation of Yodot Photo Recovery can be easily done on different versions of Windows (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008) as well as Mac (Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Maavericks) operating systems respectively.

Follow the simple steps to recover video from memory card:

Click here to download Yodot Photo Recovery tool in the system, with the help of admin account user can install the application. As soon as the application is installed, follow the instructions provided on the main screen of the utility. Click on Deleted Photo Recovery or Lost Photo Recovery based on the scenario that has resulted in loss of videos from memory card. Once the option is selected, user can proceed to next screen to select the memory card. As soon as the memory card is selected, initiate the recovery process. Upon completion of the recovery process, user can view the rescued list of videos on the basis of File Type View or Data View. Select the desired type of view and save the file to known destination location as applicable to host operating system user.

Helpful Suggestions:

  • Install best antivirus protection to prevent virus attack
  • Always double check the videos before deleting them
  • Keep backup of important video files to overcome sudden data loss issues

How to Retrieve Encrypted Files from SD Card?

“Hello, I own a SD memory card on digital camera to save all captured pictures and videos. However, today a problem rose after scanning the card with antivirus tool on my system. Few files from SD card are missing after scanning it; these lost files are very important for me. Can anyone suggest me on how to recover encrypted files from SD card? Please help.”

SD flash memory card is the most popular and widely used memory device to hold valuable data from digital gadgets. Its compact size and huge storage memory can hold variant file types and this card is compatible to work on different gadgets. Users can store photos, videos, audio files, etc. on SD memory card with ease. One can even encrypt files on SD card by providing security password. But, certain times, such encrypted files can get deleted or lost from SD card in vivid scenarios.

Some of the common ways of losing encrypted files from SD card are mentioned here:

  • Unintended deletion of files while browsing for other files on SD card
  • Deleting encrypted files accidentally from SD card on Windows system when card is connected to it
  • Formatting SD card as it shows format error or corrupt file system error
  • Using SD card on multiple storage devices, saving more data when there is no sufficient memory on card, malware infection, etc. can damage SD card making all its files inaccessible

In these ways when encrypted files from SD card gets missing or erased then it creates panic for users. But there is no need to worry till the card is used to store new data after file loss. Yes, this is because, no deletion or loss process can erase files completely from SD memory card. Files will be intact in the same memory location but are not recognized to access them. Thus, by implementing good card recovery program it is simple to retrieve lost or erased files that are encrypted on SD card.

The best utility to bring back encrypted files from SD card is Yodot Photo Recovery. This software is excellent enough to get back all media file types from flash memory cards like SD, SDHC, micro SD, CF, mini SD, SDXC, MMC, XQD, SM, memory stick and others. Also, the software is compatible to restore files like photos, videos, music and RAW images from various memory cards with ease. Apart from memory cards, one can use this tool to rescue media files from system hard drive, external drive, pen drive, SSD, etc. that are formatted with FAT16, NTFS, FAT32, NTFS5, ReFS and ExFAT file systems. This software is flexible to run on Windows OS computers like Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003. Mac users can avail Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to regain SD card files on OS X Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion OS X computers.

Procedure to regain encrypted files from SD card:

Download the software on a Windows computer and install it. Connect your SD memory card to this computer as to retrieve encrypted files from it. Run the program and wait for main screen. Here click on Deleted Photo Recovery / Lost Photo Recovery option according to file loss from SD card. Next, select the drive that is associated with SD memory card connected externally to the system (from which files have to be restored). Also, mention the file types that are to be recovered from SD memory card. Next, software scans the card to retrieve all lost / erased encrypted files. Later, Preview files in Data View and /or File Type View and save it to desired destination location other than SD card.

Get Back Deleted Files from Android Phone

“I have Samsung Android phone that I use to communicate, browse, watching movies, playing games and so on. I have stored huge amount of data in it. But today I have accidentally formatted its storage device at the time of changing settings. Is there any way that will help me to get back those files which are deleted from my Android phone due to accidental formatting? Please help!!!

Have you ever been on similar situation and lost your important data from Android phone. If your answer is positive then this page will let you know how to overcome from it. Generally, when files deleted from your Android phone, it does not get deleted immediately. What happens is the space occupied by the file before deletion will be freed and you will get an option to add new files.  However, if you add new files, then the space will be overwritten and you will lose your data forever. So it is recommended to avoid using Android phone as much as possible.

Reasons behind file loss from Android phone:

  • As android phone is touch screen based, you may accidentally delete important files from your Android phone
  • At the time of moving files from your Android phone to computer, you may mistakenly delete files that you are supposed to move
  • Sometimes virus might delete important files from your Android phone without any notification

To get rid of these situations, it is suggested to take backup of important files. But one may assume that their files are safe in Android phone and do not backup their data. Later, when you suffer any situation like above you may regret for their mistake. However, to save you from these situations, Yodot Android Data Recovery software has been designed. This software is regarded as the best recovery software as it has helped many users to recover deleted files from Android Phone. This utility will help you to restore files like photos, videos, music and many more without letting it to lose quality. Best quality of this utility is, it can help you to restore even APK files from various android devices such as Samsung, Micromax, Motorola, Acer, Dell and so on. The steps included in the recovery are very easy and as follows:

Download the software and install it to your Windows computer. Click here. Connect android phone and click on “USB Mass storage” as soon as it gets detected (This application does not support models which does not have UMS mode). Run the software and follow instructions given on the screen. Main screen displays two options which are “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”. Choose first option to go further. Choose the drive from where you need to restore files. Allow the utility to scan the drive and make your selection using two view types which are ”Data View” and “File Type View”. Preview media files for confirmation and at last save them on a desired location.

Get Photos from Canon 60D Camera

“I have captured many photos from my Canon 60D camera when I was in a trip to Thailand. At the time of clicking photos, it got turned off due to low battery. After charging it, I have switched on my Canon 60D camera but all photos from it got erased. Please someone help me to recover those photos without losing a single one.”

Have you ever been on similar situation and lost your precious photos from Canon 60D camera. If yes then do not worry in this page you will get appropriate solution to overcome your problem. But before you go further let us have glance over the situation that results in losing photos from Canon 60D camera. Here are few of them:

  • Accidental deletion of photos while trying to remove unwanted picture would result in losing your precious images from canon 60D camera
  • Errors like power failure or improper system shut down while moving photos from canon 60D camera to your system will make you lose those photos
  • Connecting canon 60D camera to virus infected system would result in losing your images from it
  • Removing canon 60D camera from your system without utilizing correct method might make you lose them

If you are the one who have lost your pictures due to any of the above cause them do not worry!!! As whatever said above you can effortlessly restore them with the help of Canon 60D photo recovery software. Yodot Mac photo recovery is one such software which will help you to retrieve your photos without damaging them further. This recovery software has been pre installed with several features which will assists you in getting back not only photos but other data like videos, music, documents and lots more from different storage devices. Upon retrieving, it will show you its preview so that you can examine its quality before saving them to the desired location. The steps to restore images from canon 60D camera are as follows:

Download the software and install it to your computer. Go here. Connect canon 60D camera to it with the help of data cable. Launch the application and follow the instructions given on the screen. You will find two main options which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”. Choose the drive that indicates your canon 60D camera and allow it to scan. Once the scanning process gets completed, you will see all the recoverable files displayed on the screen. Select photos which you need to recover and then go further by clicking on “Next”. Preview media files if any and at last store them on a location that you prefer. It should be different from the original one as it will result in overwriting it if you store it on a same location.

Smart App to Retrieve Deleted Files on MacBook

MacBook laptops are one of the most popular innovative gadgets from Apple Inc. These laptop models are enabled with faster flash storage, advanced graphics and new generation’s fastest processors along with many powerful apps like iMovie, iPhoto, Pages, GarageBand etc. Due to such amazing features, everybody will love to use this incredible laptop.  However when it comes about data security, it lacks in this phase like other storage devices. You may encounter deletion of crucial files on MacBook laptop under following circumstances:

  • If you press “Command + shift + option + delete” keys combination on MacBook keyboard, it will empty the Trash without displaying any notification message
  • Deletion of files via MacBook Terminal also causes the same problem and then you cannot find files in Trash bin
  • Files may be erased as an action of third party tool
  • If you have enabled Auto empty Trash option, some important files may be erased  from MacBook that are residing in the Trash

After the files are erased, it is important to stop saving files on MacBook hard disk to evade overwriting of deleted information. It is a primary action you should take in order to achieve complete data recovery. Also, selection of file recovery tool is another very important action to accomplish effective and easy retrieval of files on MacBook.

Yodot Mac File Recovery application is the most referred utility to extract deleted files on MacBook. It is designed to ensure perfect and easy retrieval of deleted or missing files and folders on MacBook Air and MacBook Pro laptop. Also it can be utilized to recover videos, pictures, songs, documents and other kinds of files from different Mac OS X devices i.e. Mac Mini, iMac etc. It works smoothly on Mac systems that are running with Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and other latest OS X platform. If you have deleted files from any removable storage device such as iPod, USB drive, memory cards, external HDD, SSD drive etc, this software will help you to get back erased files from removable drives on MacBook.

Procedure to restore deleted files on MacBook:

Click here to download Yodot Mac File Recovery application on your MacBook laptop and install it properly -> Launch the software and follow the instructions present on main screen -> You can see two option i.e. “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery” on main screen -> Select “Deleted File Recovery” option and proceed to the next step -> This utility scans the entire MacBook laptop and lists out all logical drives -> Choose particular hard drive volume from which you want restore deleted files and click on “Next” option -> You will get a window displaying retrieved files in “Data View” or “File Type View” -> Finally, specified desired location on your MacBook to save  rescued files.

Recover Data from Hidden Partition

Have you ever lost data from hidden partition or entire hidden partition was missing on Windows system? If yes, then it is not required to get disappointed. You can easily get back erased or lost data from hidden partition using proficient data recovery software on Windows computer.

Most of the users protect their confidential data from unauthenticated persons or data hackers by hiding there hard drive partitions on Windows system. However, data from hidden partition or complete hidden partition might go missing due to various reasons, such as:

  • Shift deleting files from hidden partition or unintentional formatting of hidden partition will leads to huge amount of data loss
  • Sometimes logical errors with hidden partition might end with loss of files and folders stored in it
  • Hidden partition get delete or go missing due to operating system malfunctions or partition table corruption
  • Harmful virus or Trojan attack on system hard drive can make inaccessible or unreadable hidden partition

How to regain data from hidden partition?

However, as stated before erased or missing data from hidden partition can be restored using appropriate data recovery software like Yodot Hard Drive Recovery.  This tool is one of the best solutions to recover data from hidden partition on Windows system. The application designed with advanced built in algorithms to get back data from hidden partitions. It can also restore data from other storage devices such as memory cards, SSD drives, external hard disk, pen drives, memory sticks, etc. This program also supports recovery of data form hard drive interfaces such as SATA, SCSI, SAS, IDE as well as FAT16, FAT32, ExtFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 partitions. You can install this application on Windows system running with Windows server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8. 

Follow these steps to recover data from hidden partition:

Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to Windows PC  -> Open the program and follow the main screen directives -> Choose “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to bring back data from hidden partition based data loss scenario -> The tool scans and shows all the partitions or drives on Windows computer -> Choose the hidden drive and click on “Next” button -> The utility scans the entire selected partition and displays all the recoverable data from that hidden partition -> Select the files and folders which are to be retrievable  -> Browse for the destination location to save your rescued data, even though not to the same location from where you are restored data -> The utility also permits you to save the data to any external storage component such as external hard drive, CDs and DVDs


Retrieve Movie Files

Movies are the most effective media files that are used frequently by everyone. These are mainly used for entertainment purposes but it can even contain documentaries. Suppose you have collected number of movie files on your computer from very long time period and lost them at once. You were deleting an unwanted folder and by mistake, you had selected the folder with movies. You do not have any other copy of deleted movie files from where you can restore them as those were old and rare movies which you had collected from really long time. Do not panic in that situation, you can get back deleted or lost movies from computer using the best suited movie restoration software.

Scenarios in which movie files are lost:

  • Movie files are lost when their transmission process is interrupted due to various adverse reasons like disconnection of data cable through which movies were being transmitted or because of sudden power failure
  • You may delete movie files from computer by mistake instead of deleting some unwanted movies
  • If drive of computer is formatted or reformatted then all files on the drive gets deleted along with video files of yours in it
  • Viruses may make movie file inaccessible and you lose the file. The viruses may turn movie to short cut or corrupt the movie

There are lots of other reasons for deletion or loss of movie files but you need not to worry as you can recover movie files using the best recovery software like Yodot Photo Recovery.

Features of movie file recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery software helps you to recover movie files from Windows computer easily. It has simple interface and can be used to get back movie files of formats like MPEG, MOV, WMV, WAV, etc. easily from different storage drives. This supports video retrieval from not only internal memory of computer but also external memory like external hard drive, flash drive, memory card, etc. It supports movie file restoration from Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows 7 and Windows 8 OS.

Procedure to recover movie files:

Click here to download Yodot Photo Recovery software and install it on your computer. Run the tool and select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” from main screen. Then select icon of drive from which you want to restore data and click on “Next”. From next screen, select movie file formats which you are searching for and click on “Next”. Software starts scanning selected drive and displays the result in “Data View” and “File Type View”. Select recovered movie file and click on “Preview” option. Save recovery result on a computer drive using “Save” option.

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