External Hard Drive Folder Recovery

Updated on August 20, 2020

Remo Hard Drive Recovery software helps you in recovering folders which are lost or deleted from various brands and ranges of external hard drives on both Windows and Mac OS.

We can list out many advantages of using external hard drive like extra space, old file storage, important data backup etc. But under some unavoidable instances the files and folders from external hard drive may get deleted or lost which leads to loss of crucial data. You might have saved an important folder which has important documents in it. But, you may lose it, just like that, due to accidental deletion or formatting.

Unlike system file deletion, the data which have been deleted from the external hard drive won’t get stored in Recycle Bin. Hence it is obvious that, the normal recovery process won’t work in such scenarios. In that case, what else should be done? You need a one go solution to handle such external hard drive data recovery needs which is provided by Remo Hard Drive Recovery software.

Facing Data Loss in External HDD? Here’s The Complete Solution For Data Recovery

Remo Recover software has advanced data scanning and recovery algorithms which helps you with faster data recovery from external hard disk. It deep scans the external hard drive and searches for the lost, deleted and formatted data from it. After completing the search successfully, it will restore them back safely. The restored files can be saved to any desired storage location or devices. Data recovery from corrupted hard drive, inaccessible partition can also be done using Remo Recover utility.

Remo Recover supports data recovery even if the data has been lost from external hard drive due to file system conversion. It can identify and recover up to 300 types of file formats. Apart from external hard drives, it also supports folder recovery from devices like flash drives, memory cards, iPods etc. and is compatible to use on both Mac and Windows operating systems.

Features of Remo Recover

  • Recover deleted and lost files from accidentally formatted, reformatted or corrupt external hard drives
  • Helps to perform file recovery from SATA, SCSI and IDE drive
  • The recovered files can be sorted on the basis of name, date and file size etc.
  • You can search for a particular file among the recovered data using “Find” option
  • Save the recovered results using “Save Recovery Session” and resume it later
  • “Preview” option is available to evaluate the recovered data

Popular Brands of External Hard Drives Supported by Remo Recover

Western Digital, Fujitsu, Buffalo, Kingston, LaCie, Samsung, Seagate, Sony, Toshiba and Transcend etc.

Data Loss Scenarios in External Hard Drives

  • Accidental Formatting – You might have chosen wrong partition in external hard drive and formatted it and later realized the error or hit the format button accidently
  • Improper way of ejecting the external hard drive – Removing the external hard drive abruptly while it is being accessed or transferring files will cause file loss in the drive
  • Bad Sectors – Due to aging of external hard drives, bad sectors might have developed which leads to drive inaccessibility
  • Error Messages – Sometimes, Windows may pop out error messages like “Disk not formatted” error which shows the sign of external hard drive corruption and the drive becomes inaccessible

Some other reasons like unintentional deletion, file deletion using Shift + Delete, software or hardware errors etc. also results in data loss from external hard drive. Files and folders lost or deleted due to any complex reasons can be retrieved back easily using Remo Recover software.

How to Recover Folders from External Hard Drive?

  • Download and run the software
  • Attach the external drive to computer
  • Next, select “Recover Partitions / Drives” option and click on "Partition Recovery"
  • Select the drive representing the external hard drive from which data has to be recovered.
  • The Software starts scanning the entire drive. Wait, until it’s over.
  • Preview each one of the files and select the required ones for saving.

General Precautionary Measures

  • Take proper backup of files before formatting the external hard drive
  • Avoid unethical way of ejecting the hard drive
  • Do not remove external hard drive during file transfer process

Why Choose Remo?