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How to recover deleted/lost files from hard drive? This is a tutorial to recover data from external hard disk drive with professional hard disk recovery software iCare Data Recovery Pro.

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external usb disk recovery"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 external hard drive 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."


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External Hard Drive Accidentally Deleted File Recovery

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 file recovery utility - iCare Data Recovery. However, what you should keep in mind is that you should not put new things on the external 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.

Steps to Restore Files Deleted on External HDD

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Step1. You need to plug the device to your computer properly. Then, install the file restoration software. Launch the program and choose a mode.

select recovery mode

Step2. Select the external hard disk and the data recovery software can perform a scan.

wait while scanning

Step3. You can preview pictures and office files, etc. Then, select all need files to recover.

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Do not put even a single file to the external hard drive where you mistakenly deleted files.

No Physical Damage to External Hard Disk

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, it will cause trouble to restore even a single data.

Recover Mistakenly Deleted Data from External Hard Drive Seagate WD Samsung

Compared with USB flash drive, an external hard drive often has larger capacity. People like to use an external disk to save and transfer data from one computer to another. Usually, external disk can 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 a data repair program - iCare Data Recovery helpsrestore any type of files deleted from all brands of external hard disk without hurting the disk or modifying any original information.

Seagate external hard drive deleted files recovery

Seagate Corporation is the world's first largest hard drive manufacturer. Seagate internal / external hard drives are popular all over the worlds. iCare Data Recovery supports to restore deleted files off external disk drive.

Recover deleted data off WD portable hard drive

Western Digital Corporation is one of the most famous hard drive manufacture, which develops and produces different series of hard drives and portable hard drives. Try iCare Data Recovery for Western Digital file recvoery.

Recover deleted data off WD portable hard drive

Samsung is a Korean enterprise, which produces various kinds of products including external hard drive, hard drive, digital camera, memory card, mobile phone and more. iCare Data Recovery can recover data from Samsung after deleting.

Undelete Files off External Hard Disk on Windows XP 7 8 10

The read-only software is Windows undelete software, so you need to plug the external hard disk to a Windows PC and install the program on the Windows PC to perform deleted file recovery from 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 restore program.

How to Restore Deleted Files from External Drive Using CMD?

Somebody would like to know how to recover deleted data off portable hard drive with Command Prompt. Well, you can run Command Line on Windows to delete a file from a disk, but you cannot recover deleted data with CMD on Windows.

External HDD Brands and Capacities

External 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 disk 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 works for 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

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