You may come across the situation to quick format WD external HD by mistake and lose everything on the disk. What happens when you quick formatted a WD external hard drive by accident? Can you get back data from quick formatted WD portable hard drive? You may have lots of doubt and we will tell you the solution in this article. The first thing we would like to tell you is that data is recoverable after quick formatting WD external hard drive by mistake by using a data recovery tool.
As mentioned above, you are able to restore files from quick formatted WD external hard drive by relying on data recovery software. iCare Data Recovery is a read-only program that helps restore files after format by mistake or due to other reasons. This software can be compatible with Windows OS like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc. Therefore, you can use this software to restore files like MP3 files, MP4 files, 3GP files, AVI file, office files, etc after quick format.
Preparation: Download and install iCare Data Recovery on computer. Plug the WD external HDD to the computer and run the software.
Step1. Select scan mode after running the software.
Step2. Choose the WD external hard drive and wait the software to scan it.
Step3. Preview and save the files you need.
iCare Data Recovery allows you to recover files from Western Digital portable hard drive after quick format in all situations. Here are some FAQs that supported by iCare:
Compared with external hard drive, hard disk plays a more important role in computer. Although a hard disk is not so convenient as external hard drive, people often save lots of data on a hard disk. If you mistakenly quick formatted WD hard disk on your computer, all files will be erased immediately. Data recovery software is needed in order to restore files lost due to quick format. iCare Data Recovery also supports to restore data after quick format WD hard disk drive by error.
Are you still troubled by the data loss problem after quick format WD external HDD by mistake? Formatting does not erase all data permanently, but any improper operation might lead the original data to be overwritten or even the external hard disk gets corrupted. Therefore, it is highly recommended you to stop using your WD portable hard drive after quick format. iCare Data Recovery only helps recover data before data got overwritten or external HDD got physically damaged.