Recover Files from Bad Sectors External Hard Drive

Hard Drive

Bad sectors in your external HDD result in inaccessibility of the drives completely causing file loss while running on Mac OS X. If your external hard drive contains some bad sectors, the first and most important thing you must do is back up your significant files by creating disk images using any reliable third party tool. By using this images of the disks, later you can restore all your inaccessible files from Mac machine.

Remo Partition Recovery is one such wonderful software that facilitates you to recover files from bad sectors external hard drive by creating disk images of the drive. The application processes entire sectors of the Macintosh external hard disk to create image file and is capable of recovering files from the severely corrupted drive.

What causes bad sectors on external hard drive?

  • Overheating leads to formation of bad media spots when you continually use the external hard drive to accomplish some task that may overheat the drive and can damage it.
  • Harmful virus infection is created to malfunction the operating ability of Macintosh computer. It damage platter of the external hard drive and make them defective sectors that causes it to fail forever.
  • Abrupt termination of Mac OS X due to power failure while using external hard drive is another reason for developing bad sectors.
  • Over-aging of external HD is one of the common reason for the formation of bad sectors that result in complete inaccessibility of the stored data.
  • Other reasons like file system error, read write header crash, etc. all causes formation of bad sectors on your external hard drive.

Now you have got some idea about formation of bad sectors on external drive. When your Mac machine notices bad sector, it marks that sectors as bad and ignores it in the future. In such situations, external HDD takes much time to mount data and also slow down its performance. In case, if you are facing enormous data loss from external hard drive due to presence of bad sectors then the optimal solution to rescue files is Remo Recover software.

Quick external hard drive bad sector recovery using Remo Recover application:

Remo Recover is an amazing recovery utility to recover data from external hard drive with bad sectors on Mac OS X. Easily get back text, document, media files, spread sheets, zip archives, email archives, etc. from external HD having bad sectors. It can perform recovery of bad sectors external hard drive by taking clear image file of the drive. One can simply retrieve lost or deleted files from non-booting, damaged or corrupted external drive using this wizard. The software has easy to use interface using which any common users can know even how to retrieve data from a bad hard drive Mac in an efficient manner..

The toolkit has the capability to regain files from different external hard drive models like Transcend, Dell, Toshiba, SanDisk, Hitachi, Fujitsu and many more. This program enables you to get back files from any portable storage device running on Mac OS X 10.5 and above including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite, etc. and you can opt this utility to recover bad sectors external hard drive on Windows having MS Windows 10, MS Windows 8.1, MS Windows 8, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP, MS Windows Server 2003 and Windows server 2008 based OS.


Steps to execute external hard drive bad sector recovery on Mac:

Step 1: Install free downloaded demo version of Remo Recover on your Macintosh system and connect the external hard disk from which you want to recover data. Launch the application to open Main screen. Select "Recover Volumes / Drives" option as illustrated in figure 1.

External Hard Drive Bad Sector Recovery - Main Window

Figure 1:Main Window

Step 2: From the next screen you need to select "Volume Recovery" option, in order to retrieve data from your external USB drive as illustrated in figure 2.

Recover Bad Sectors External Hard Drive - Select Volume Recovery

Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery

Step 3: Software quickly scan and display the storage disks that are available with your Mac PC / laptop. Select external hard disk as illustrated in figure 3.

Recover Files from Bad Sectors External Hard Drive - Select USB Hard Drive

Figure 3: Select External Disk

Step 4: After successful completion of scanning process, a list of recovered data from external hard drive will be displayed to you as illustrated in figure 4.

Recover Data from External Hard Drive with Bad Sectors - Recovered Data from USB Hard Drive

Figure 4: Recovered Data from External Drive

Step 5: Make use of "Save Recovery Session" option to avoid re-scanning of external hard disk in future.

Data Recovery External Hard Drive Bad Sectors - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session