LaCie Hard Drive for Mac HFS+ File Recovery

LaCie hard drive is a type of hard disk drive, which is compatible with different computers. You can also install a LaCie hard drive on a Macintosh computer. Since HFS+ is default file system in Mac OS, you might install a LaCie hard drive on Macintosh and divide it into several partitions with HFS+ file system. Although HFS+ file system is different from Windows NTFS or FAT file system, you might still run into data loss problem on a LaCie hard drive which has HFS+ file system. Do you know how to recover data from a LaCie hard drive which has HFS+ file system for Mac computer? This article will share solution for Mac LaCie hard drive HFS+ file recovery.

Data Recovery from LaCie Hard Drive HFS+ File System

In order to recover data from LaCie hard drive which has HFS plus file system, you can use data recovery software that supports HFS+ disk recovery. iCare Data Recovery is a data recovery program which is able to recover different types of files from HFS+ file system, so you can use this data recovery software to restore any lost data from LaCie HFS+ hard disk drive. iCare Data Recovery is a data recovery program that works on Windows OS, so you need to plug the LaCie HDD to Windows PC to perform lost data recovery. With help of this data recovery software, you are able to restore files after deleting, formatting or when the HFS+ file system converts to RAW and becomes not accessible.

Steps to Restore Files from LaCie HFS Plus HDD for Mac

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Preparation: Connect the LaCie HFS plus hard drive to Windows computer. Then, free download and install iCare Data Recovery on the computer. Finally, you can launch the software and follow the steps below to get back lost files from LaCie hard drive HFS+ file system for Mac:

Step1. You need to select a proper scan mode after running the data recovery software.

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Step2. Choose the disk drive where data got lost and then the software will scan the selected drive to search all lost files. You should wait patiently when the software is searching lost data.

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Step3. You can preview some found files like images and Microsoft documents. Then, you can select the files you need and save them to another drive.

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LaCie HFS+ External HDD Recovery

You are able to retrieve images, videos, documents, emails, etc from LaCie HFS+ external hard disk drive by using iCare Data Recovery. However, you should pay attention not to write new data to the HFS+ external HDD where data got lost in order to prevent unexpected overwriting to the lost data.

LaCie HFS+ Disk Deleted File Recovery

iCare Data Recovery provides different choice for data recovery from LaCie HFS+ file system. One of the most common reasons for LaCie HFS+ disk data loss is deletion. Sometimes, you may delete one or more files from HFS+ disk by mistake when you are copying or writing data to the disk. Sometimes, you may delete files from HFS+ disk on purpose when your LaCie external hard drive is full or contains unnecessary data. Whenever you delete files from LaCie HFS+ disk by mistake or on purpose, you can use the iCare Data Recovery to restore all deleted files.

LaCie HFS+ Disk Recovery after Format

Format LaCie HFS+ disk by accident when plugging it to a Mac computer? Format LaCie external hard drive from HFS+ disk to NTFS because Windows OS does not recognize HFS+ file system? Want to format LaCie external HDD since HFS+ disk converts to RAW? You may have hundreds of reasons to format your LaCie HFS+ external disk, but there is only one result after formatting, namely data loss. If files were lost due to formatting LaCie HFS+ disk, iCare Data Recovery is also available for formatted HFS+ disk recovery as long as the previous data is not overwriting.

Other Reasons for LaCie HFS+ HDD File Loss

Mac users might be familiar with HFS+ file system because it is a type of file system that can be recognized by Mac OS. However, in some situations, your LaCie external HDD might be unreadable so that you are unable to read any data from the disk. Here are some possible situations that external HFS+ disk is not recognized:

  • LaCie HFS+ file system has changed to RAW format and all data becomes inaccessible.
  • LaCie external HDD is not recognized on Mac because HFS+ file system is corrupted
  • LaCie portable HDD stops working normally on Windows PC because it turns to HFS+ file system from NTFS after connecting to a Mac computer.

iCare Data Recovery helps for LaCie hard drive HFS+ file recovery when you meet the data loss problem due to deleting, formatting, RAW format error and more other reasons. It is able to resolve data loss problem related to deleted file recovery, format recovery, excel corrupted file recovery, RAW drive recovery, and more.

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