"Does anybody know how to recover files deleted from an external hard drive? I deleted some files from my external hard drive by mistake when I inserted it to my computer. I realized the mistake immediately, so I stopped writing any file to the external hard drive and tried to look for a data recovery tool to restore the mistakenly deleted files. However, I have not found any tool that can help me restore any file from the external hard drive. Can anybody recommend some data recovery software?"
"Help please! I accidentally some videos and pictures from my Samsung external hard drive. Those files are very important to me, so I want to get them back. Although I deleted those files on my computer, I cannot find them in Recycle Bin. My computer runs Windows 7 operating system. I want to know if I can get back the mistakenly deleted files from my external hard drive."
Download iCare Data Recovery to restore deleted data from external hard drive like Seagate, WD, Samsung and other brands of external.
It is not strange if you cannot find files in Recycle Bin after you delete them on your external hard drive. Although system doesn’t allow you to restore deleted files from Recycle Bin, it does not delete the files permanently and completely. Therefore, you still have chance to undelete the files by using a read-only data recovery utility - iCare Data Recovery. However, what you should keep in mind is that you should not write new data to the external hard drive in order to avoid the original data. If the deleted files are overwritten, you cannot get them back. The data recovery software can works on Windows PC like Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows Vista, etc to help recover deleted data from external hard drive.
Step1. You need to plug the external hard drive to your computer properly. Then, download and install the data recovery software. Launch the software and choose a recovery module.
Step2. Select the external hard disk so that the data recovery software can perform a scan. You only need to wait patiently before scanning is completed.
Step3. You can preview pictures and office files, etc. Then, you can select all need files and recover them.
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Compared with USB flash drive, an external hard drive often has larger capacity. People like to use an external hard drive to save and transfer data from one computer to another. Usually, you can use an external hard drive to save all kinds of files such as pictures, videos, music, emails, office files, games, and more. You may accidentally delete different kinds of files from your external hard drive on your computer. It is impossible to restore mistakenly deleted files from an external hard drive by Windows built-in tool, but the read-only data recovery software - iCare Data Recovery enables you to restore any type of files deleted from your external hard disk without hurting the disk or modifying any original information.
Please remember not to write even a signle file to the external hard drive where you mistakenly deleted files. All deleted files are recoverable only on condition that they have not been overwritten!
You need to stop using your external hard disk drive when important data got lost due to deletion. One the one hand, you should stop writing new file to the external hard disk to prevent the original data from being overwritten. One the other hand, you should put the external hard disk in safe place to avoid any physical damage to the external hard disk. Although an external hard disk makes it quite easy and convenient to save and transfer data, the external hard disk can be easily physically damaged too due to improper operation. For example, an external hard disk might be physically damaged due to water damage, heat damage, fire damage, etc. If the external hard drive is physically damaged, you will lose the chance to restore even a single data.
The read-only data recovery software is Windows based on software, so you need to plug the external hard disk to a Windows PC and install the data recovery software on the Windows PC to perform deleted file recovery from your external hard disk. This software can work on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating system, etc. You can restore files deleted by press Delete key or Shift + Delete keys by using the data recovery software.
How much do you know about an external hard drive? External hard drive is also called external hard disk, external HDD or portable hard drive. You can find different brands of external hard drives such as: Seagate, Western Digital (WD), Maxtor, Hitachi, Transcend, Samsung, Toshiba, BUSlink, Patriot and more. External hard drive often has large capacity such as: 120GB, 160GB, 200GB, 500GB, 1TB, 1.5TB, 2TB, 3TB and even more. The data recovery software supports all brand and capacities of external hard drives to help undelete files.
Mistakenly deleting files off external hard drive is only one of the most common situations for data loss. You may encounter data loss problem in many other situations such as accidentally formatting, not formatted error. iCare Data Recovery software is also helpful when you meet all kinds of data loss problem. For example,
>> Memory card gives an error to ask to format but you want to recover photos
>> Deleted photos from SD card by mistake
>> Formatting flash drive due to mistake
>> Memory stick shows RAW file system
>> More other situations