WD External Hard Disk Data Recovery

Updated on March 14, 2022

Whether your WD external hard drive is formatted, corrupt, virus-infected, or even if there is damage in the partition table or the drive failed; you can simply recover data from WD external hard drive using Remo Recover software. This western digital hard drive recovery tool is compatible with My Passport, My Passport X, My Passport SSD, WD Elements SE, WD Elements Portable, etc. Download now for free..

External hard drives have become increasingly popular among PC or laptop users for its large storage capacity, reliability, efficiency and cost. Among the many brands, Western Digital (WD) is one of the leading in the industry. It may be your go-to hard drive but your data is not completely safe and there may be instances when you face data loss issues even on WD drives. In this guide, you will learn how to recover data from WD hard drives under all circumstances of data loss and also some great tips on avoiding such problems in the future.

Quickly Recover WD hard drive data with Remo Recover Software

If you have encountered such a situation on your Western Digital hard drive, you are in the right place. Remo Recover can help you be prepared for any data loss related issue in WD and other hard drives.

Remo Recover, the most sought out tool for WD data recovery. Be it corruption or damage, drive turned RAW or inaccessible, formatting or just deleted data, this tool saves your day by recovering all the files you thought were permanently lost. Work flawlessly on all latest versions of Windows or Mac! Check out the free trial now!

Remo Recover tool performs Western Digital data recovery by scanning the entire hard drive and recovering files in quick steps. It identifies and recovers up to 300 file types including email archives, documents, zip archives, audio files, data files, image files, application files, spreadsheets, backup files and all other file types from WD drive, based on their unique signatures.

Remo Recover supports all models of WD hard drives like My Passport Go, My Passport SSD, My Passport Ultra, My Passport, My Passport X, WD Elements SE, WD Elements Portable and many more.

In addition to data recovery from WD external hard drive, Remo also supports other brands such as Kingston, LaCie, Seagate, Buffalo, Toshiba, etc. Also, it supports data recovery from flash memory drives, iPods, HDD’s and SSD’s (with SATA, SSD, IDE & SCSI interfaces).

Situations where Remo Recover can be used for WD data recovery

Remo Recover Windows Pro can be used to recover data from WD hard drives in all instances of data loss such as:

  • Accidental errors: Remo Recover can be used in case of unintentional formatting of Western Digital/WD drives, errors during disk management tasks like partitioning, resizing partitions or to recover deleted files from external hard drive etc.
  • Bad sectors on WD drive: Remo can be used to create disk images if bad sectors are present on your WD hard drive which can be later used to recover WD data from disk image.
  • Formatting: Using Remo Recover, it is possible to recover data after formatting a WD drive. For instance, when you connect your WD drive to the system, a popup window shows up with the message: "The drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?" and you click “Yes”.
  • From corrupt/RAW/inaccessible drives: Remo Recover can also recover data from WD drives not recognised/inaccessible or RAW WD drives.
  • To recover deleted and lost files: Remo Recover can be used to recover deleted files and folders on WD hard drives. Or when files are lost during transfer, lost during Cut & paste operations etc.
  • Virus/malware attacks: When files are missing/lost due to virus attacks, you can use Remo Recover to recover them.

Steps for Recovering Data from Western Digital Drives with Remo Recover

Step 1: Download Remo Recover hard drive recovery software on your system and go through with the installation process completely. Then get started with the WD data recovery process.

Step 2: Launch the software by double clicking on it from the icon created on the desktop. Click on the Western Digital hard drive from which you want to recover data and click on Scan

select the Western Digital hard drive from which you want to recover data and click on Scan

Step 3: Software starts the scanning process you can view the recovered files with Dynamic Recovery View.

Step 4: Preview the recovered files using Preview option and choose a location to save them.

Preview the recovered files

Step 5: Finally, select the files you need and Save them to any desired location.

How to keep WD hard drives safe?

  • Use a good anti-virus program to scan your WD hard drive regularly and keep it free from any kind of virus/malware.
  • ALWAYS make use of “Safely Remove Hardware” before removing WD hard drive from the computer.
  • ALWAYS use trusted third party applications for creating partitions on Western Digital hard drive.
  • AVOID using your WD hard drive after a data loss situation to avoid overwriting of files and increase success rate of WD data recovery.
  • For best results, the recovered files should be saved in a location different from where it was recovered. Ideally, it is best to save the recovered files on a different drive.

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