Damage to hard drives is always catastrophic. Your hard disk can fail, crash, get corrupted, turn RAW or become inaccessible. In all of these situations, you will encounter loss of data on the disk. This is true both in internal hard drives as well as external drives. External hard disk contains the same characteristics like that of an internal HDD, except that external hard disks are portable. You can use the external hard disk on your computer, by connecting it via USB cable.
Reasons for corruption and data loss in external hard drive
There are various reasons for corruption and data loss situations in external hard drives. Some of the most common reasons are explained as follows:
Due to these reasons, you may face corruption in external hard disk and also find that the drive is inaccessible or turned RAW. Consequently, data on these drives also becomes inaccessible, hence the need for recovery.
Recover data from corrupted external hard drives
In order to recover data from these drives, Remo Recover software is a fantastic choice. You can recover files from corrupted external hard disk or recover data from RAW hard disk easily by utilizing Remo Recover software. The software 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 Drives option from main screen.
Figure A: Main Screen
Step 2: Select “Partition Recovery” option to recover your files from external HDD partition. .
Figure B: Select Recovery Option
Step 3: Now, select the drive that represents your external hard drive from the list and click Next button to begin scanning process.
Figure C: Select Drive
Step 4: After the scan process recovered files will be shown is two views i.e File Type View and Data View.
Figure D: Recovered Data
Step 5: Select the file and preview it. Finally, save the recovered files to a safe location.
Figure E: Save Recovered Data
Precautionary steps to prevent corruption and data loss in external hard drives