In today’s life, portable hard disk benefits us a lot. We store our important documents, images, music, and various other files in a convenient way. A USB drive is highly preferred by the users because of its ample portability. In spite of the awesome features that a USB HDD offers, you may run into certain serious troubles that lead to the loss/deletion of the valuable data on the external removable hard drive.
The external HDD files get erased mainly due to the following reasons-
Can erased data from portable drive be restored?
Whenever you erase the external HDD data, it doesn't get permanently deleted from the storage space. The reference to the data stored on the disk will be deleted while the files reside in the same drive location. The space on the drive will be marked as free to save new files. So, if you start adding/saving new files to the drive, the recoverable files will be overwritten. Therefore, until the files are not overwritten by new data, it is definitely possible to recover erased external hard drive files.
Recover Formatted is the best solution to retrieve documents erased from the hard disk drive with ease. This expert-recommended application is designed with an advanced scanning algorithm to recover documents (like spreadsheets, Word files, presentations, etc.) after erasing portable hard drives without failure. It regains the drive files without affecting the original file structure or the contents.
Besides document restoration, you can also utilize this software to recover images, music, videos and other media of files in simple clicks. The tool is best suited to work with all brands of external HDD- WD, Iomega, Hitachi, Seagate, LaCie, Samsung, etc. This utility will be also appropriate to restore erased data from system drives, memory card, memory stick, SSD, iPod, USB drives, etc. If you need more help with restoring USB drives, visit this link: https://www.recoverformatted.com/usb-drive.html.
The Recover Formatted software is available in a demo version which also enables you to preview the regained files from the storage drives. You can install this program on any edition of Windows and Macintosh machines. To recover data files from erased Mac volume, use this link: www.recoverformatted.com/mac-volumes.html.
Step 1: Run the Recover Formatted software on the computer.
Step 2: Attach the portable HDD to the system and choose the Recover Partitions option.
Step 3: Browse the external HDD from where the files got erased and hit on the Scan button.
Fig A: Main Window
Step 4: The tool proceeds to scan the selected external hard drive.
Fig B: Scanning in Progress
Step 5: The recoverable files appear on a new window, at the end of the scanning process.
Step 6: Preview the retrieved file contents in Data View or File Type View. Then mark the documents that you want to save
Fig C: List of Restored Files
Step 7: Now save the recovered HDD data to a secure storage drive location. Click on the Save button.
Fig D: Save the Recovered Data