NAS or Network Attached Storage devices can easily be connected to a computer or an entire network as an extended storage device, hence it is most popular among the users. Some NAS units have the storage capacity of 1 TB or more. Having such a humongous storage is great, but imagine losing 1 TB of data at once due to system failure, virus attack or sudden power shutdown. Scary, right? In this article, you’ll learn how to recover files from NAS hard drive with the help of Remo Recover.
NAS unit looks exactly or similar to USB drive enclosures but function differently. NAS units are more complex than the USB disk enclosure. NAS devices have RAID arrays to accomplish such huge storage capacity, recovering data from these devices is much more difficult.
Pre-Requisite for NAS Data Recovery
Before you start hard drive partition recovery from NAS, there are few things that you need to do. You should know the setup of the arrays where the data has been stored.
Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover utility on your Windows computer.
Step 2: Dismantle NAS device, remove the internal drive/s from the NAS case.
Step 3: Connect all the drives to your computer’s SATA or IDE port. If Windows asks to “Initialize” or “Format” disks, don’t do it.
Step 4: Launch the downloaded application and look for the main screen to show up. Then select Recover Partitions option and choose the NAS drive from the list of drives available. Then click Scan for the scanning process to start
Step 5: Now, all the partitions in the NAS drive will be listed; choose a partition to recover and click Scan again
Step 6: Next, all the files in the partition will be displayed for you to have a look
Step 7: Preview and save the recovered files
Note: If you have downloaded the trial version, you can only view the rescued data and save the recovery session, but cannot save files itself. In order to restore the recovered data, you have to purchase the tool and enter the product key that comes along with the product and resume the recovery session and save the files to your desired location.
Key Features of Remo Recover
Remo Partition Recovery is a ‘try before you buy’ recovery tool, which lets you view the recovered data to gauge the results before you purchase the product. The tool is designed to recover failed, lost, damaged or formatted NAS devices with almost 100% recovery rate, if followed the recovery procedure properly.