Think of this situation: You have connected Seagate external hard drive to your computer and then copied few files to it. After copying, you right clicked on the drive that represented Seagate external hard drive to remove it. But instead of opting “Eject” option, mistakenly you hit on “Format” option. As a result of formatting, entire data present in Seagate external hard drive got erased. Under such circumstance you may regret for losing those files which were present in your Seagate external hard drive before copying files from computer.
However don’t feel bad!!! You can restore your precious files with the help of dedicated Seagate external hard drive data recovery software. But before that let us know why it is possible to retrieve files from Seagate external hard drive. When any file gets deleted off Seagate external hard drive then it does not erased immediately. What happens is operating systems marks deleted space as free to add new files. If you add any new files to it then deleted file space will be occupied and you won’t get chance to restore your files. Therefore do not do any operation with Seagate external hard drive unless and until you recover files from it.
Causes behind data loss from Seagate external hard drive
- Accidental deletion: Sometimes you may accidentally delete few important files from Seagate external hard drive when connected to your Windows computer. When any file is deleted from external hard drive then it does not get stored in Recycle Bin and hence makes you lose them
- Transfer Error: If something goes wrong while you are transferring files from Seagate external hard drive to your computer then it leads to lose data that is being transferred
- Virus intrusion: Files present in Seagate external hard drive will be easily deleted in case it is infected with the viruses
- Unintentional formatting: Sometimes you may accidentally click on “Format” option when Windows prompts you to format it. As a result of formatting, you will lose entire data from it
You will be happy if you find lost files in backup copy after you face above situation. But in case backup is not present or if the files you are looking is not present in backup then you are supposed to download hard drive recovery software on your computer.
Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software is one of the outstanding software which has the potential to restore each and every file from Seagate external hard drive. It will examine Seagate external hard drive and then tries to restore entire data from it. By using this utility, you could restore files like photos, videos, music, documents and lots more which have been stored in Seagate external hard drive. One of the best quality of this utility is it will allow you to view recovered media files by providing “Preview” option. The steps to get back files from Seagate external hard drive are as follows:
First of all connect Seagate external hard drive to your computer. Download the software and install it to your computer. Hit here. Now run it to start recovery. You will find two options on the main screen which are “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery”. Choose anyone according to the situation. Select the drive that represents external hard drive. The application now starts scanning and displays files present in selected external hard drive. Choose recoverable files by making use of two view types namely “Data View” and “File Type View”. Preview recovered files and then select the location to store it.