Damage to hard drives are always difficult to use both in terms of reading and writing data. Whenever your hard disk can get corrupted you might as well encounter data loss. Regardless, you can extract files from a broken external hard drive. Learn how to retrieve files from an external hard drive by reading the completed information given below.
Yes, you can retrieve data from corrupted external hard drive. Your external hard drive could have got corrupted due to virus infections, bad sectors, or physical damage due to heat. In any such case gaining access to the files becomes difficult due to improper functioning or complete failure of the drive. However, the only best possible solution to recover data is by using a professional external hard drive recovery software.
In order to recover data from these drives, many third party hard drive recovery tools are available, but among them, Remo Hard Drive Recovery software is a fantastic choice to recover data from corrupt hard drive without formatting. You can recover files from corrupted external hard disk or recover data from RAW hard disk easily by utilizing Remo Recover software. This data recovery tool performs a quick scan of the corrupted drive and recovers all your files in couple of minutes. Moreover, it works on a read-only mechanism, hence the originality of your files are maintained even after recovery.
Remo Recover is a complete data recovery package that provides a solution for all your data recovery needs. Using this tool, you can also restore data from unallocated drive, formatted drives and re-formatted hard drives.
Step 1: Run the software on your machine and select Recover Partitions option from main screen. Then, the tool shows all the physical and logical disks available in the system. Choose the physical external hard disk and click Scan button
Figure A: Main Screen
Step 2: Now, the software scans the external hard disk to find all its partitions. Once scanning is done, it shows all its partitions. Choose the corrupted partition which you want to recover and click Scan button to start the recovery process
Figure B: Select Appropriate Partition
Step 3: Remo Recover will now scan the corrupted partition to extract all its data. Once scanning is complete, it shows all the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View
Figure C: Recovered Data View
Step 4: At the end of the recovery process, you can preview the recovered files by right clicking on the file and selecting Preview from the displayed options.
Figure D: Preview Recovered Files
Step 5: Finally, if you are satisfied with the recovery results, then purchase the complete version of the tool and save the recovered files, as the demo edition doesn't allow to save the files
Figure E: Save Recovered Data
Precautionary steps to prevent corruption and data loss in external hard drives