Seagate Expansion is a type of Seagate external hard drive, which is used by numerous computer users. As an external hard disk, Seagate Expansion is often used to store a large amount of data. Although many people believe that Seagate Expansion has a good quality, data loss from Seagate Expansion still occurs and puts many users at great panic because the loss might be irretrievable.
Seagate Expansion formatting is a process to erase the device to free disk space, and formatted Seagate Expansion recovery is to restore formatted seagate disk ie unformat seagate hard disk. iCare Data Recovery is such an unformat tool that enables you to retrieve files on the formatted disk including hard disk or external hard disk. The software supports to restore data from a formatted NTFS partition, FAT partition and even RAW disk partition. You are able to recover all kinds of files such as videos, music, photos and more. You are allowed to preview the files before you decide to recover them.
Step1. Connect the Seagate Expansion to your computer. Free download, install and run iCare Data Recovery.
Step2. Choose the Seagate Expansion and the software will begin to scan. You need to wait patiently in the scanning process.
Step3. After scanning, you can preview the found files. Then choose the files lost due to formatting and recover them.
One possibility is that you format the Seagate Expansion external hard drive by mistake. Unlike deleting a file from a hard disk drive, Windows OS won’t give you one more chance to restore the disk back to original state once you confirm to format it. Therefore, you need to rely on iCare Data Recovery, the hard disk unformat software to recover the formatted Seagate Expansion external hard disk files. The reason why you can rely on recovery tool to recover the files after formatting is that formatting won’t erase the data completely.
In most case, you may format your Seagate Expansion by mistake because you press the wrong button. However sometimes, you don’t make any mistake but your Seagate Expansion may require formatting. Usually, you may receive disk not formatted error message when system asks you to format your Seagate Expansion external hard drive. Then, can you format a Seagate Expansion when it requires formatting on Windows PC? How do you perform data recovery from Seagate external hard drive after format?
1. Seagate Expansion not formatted error caused by disk error
When a Seagate Expansion external hard disk has bad sectors or has been attacked by virus, you may receive disk not formatted error alert on the Seagate Expansion external hard disk when you try to access the device. In this situation, Windows may ask you to format the Seagate Expansion when you click it and want to access files inside.
2. Seagate Expansion not formatted error because the formatting is not completed
Suppose that you mistakenly format the Seagate Expansion when you connect it to your computer, and you stop the formatting when you realize the mistake. In this situation, you may also receive disk drive not formatted error message when you want to access the Seagate Expansion.
For the situations above, you may format your Seagate Expansion external hard drive. Anyway, no matter you format Seagate Expansion by mistake or not formatted error, you are able to restore files from the Seagate with iCare Data Recovery.
When your Seagate Expansion has not formatted error, you had better perform data recovery first of all. Then you can format the device to fix the not formatted error.
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