Recover Deleted Files From External Hard Drive – How to

With the easy use of technology today, everything seems to be super fast with availability of anything and almost everything on finger tips. The improvement in technology has definitely changed the way we thought about computers, and the enhanced user friendly interface which provides a much faster as well as easier control of man over his machine.

Recover Deleted Files

The advantages linked with this improvement are innumerable, but every fort when looked closely would show some bits of cracks in one to two bricks. You may have occurred to a thought once in your life that how much the digital data is important in your life and what if you lose it accidentally. Well, then surely you might find yourself engaged into trouble.


How to Recover Deleted Files From External Hard Drive


Below are a few simple steps to help you Recover Deleted Files from some external hard drive.

1.Prevent any further modifications in the drive you need to recover your data from : If you have clicked on the delete button accidentally, and you need to get your data back, then the most important thing you must keep in mind is that you should not try to make any amendments in the files on the drive. This means do not delete any other data, or add any data to the file. Just stop using it, and follow the proceeding steps.


2.Download a file Recovery Software from Internet (Recuva) : Simply browse to Google, and search for some file recovery software online. You will get a good list of results, and you can choose to select any one of them after reviewing their features and other details.

Recuva is one of the most popular applications with some good reviews, and you may try it.


3.Install the Software and Follow the Instructions : Once you find the appropriate software, you may proceed to install it on your system, and then run it. It would then provide you a list of drives connected to your computer. Simply select the drive you need to recover drives from, and start the scan. It would then provide you a list of files which existed on the drive in the past. Depending on the size of the drive, it may take time accordingly.


4.Choose the files : After the list has been generated, all you need to do is tic mark the files you want to recover, or select all if you need them all, and simply click on “Recover” button.


Some other Recovery Softwares to Recover Deleted Files:

Apart from Recuva, there are several other free tools available in the market online which may help you with the Recover Deleted Files The names include Puran FileRecovery, Glary Undelete, SoftPerfect File Recovery, Pandora Recovery, Restoration, Avira UnErase Personal, Free Undelete, ADRC Data Recovery Tools and CD Recover Toolbox.

All these applications are completely free of cost and has a user friendly interface. You may simple type “file recovery software” in Google to catch the best results, or query “download recuva” to directly take you to the download pages.

17 Comments
  1. Reply Mehul January 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    It’s nice software to easy to recover files and etc. Thanx

  2. Reply randy jay January 4, 2014 at 11:35 pm

    And how can I recover files which have been deleted from the recycle bin?

  3. Reply Keshab January 4, 2014 at 9:00 pm

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  4. Reply Benson December 11, 2013 at 11:53 pm

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    • Reply jigar Tank December 12, 2013 at 9:50 am

      Hi Benson, Thanks of your Kind words, that will help.

  5. Reply Mike December 4, 2013 at 9:16 am

    more grease to your elbow as u are doing a great job

  6. Reply SARANG November 16, 2013 at 12:22 pm

    It is a good software but i want to recover my lost images from hard disk. It shows that pics but when recovered, it shows that it is an invalid file. Please help me or reply me on my mail id.Thank you

  7. Reply pathan khan November 15, 2013 at 10:08 pm

    Hii !! Admin i install Puran File recovery and recover 2 images But its Not working Plz solve my prblm Thanks

    • Reply jigar Tank November 16, 2013 at 10:46 am

      To recover images, Recuva is the best. its free and effective.

  8. Reply Asif Mohammad November 15, 2013 at 8:05 pm

    Thank you very much. This post is pretty much impressive and such helpful.

  9. Reply Asif November 13, 2013 at 1:31 am

    can u alobrate the method wid out software..

    • Reply jigar Tank November 13, 2013 at 11:45 am

      The above mentioned softwares are created to Easeup the process. Try them out.

  10. Reply Jackson Tembo November 9, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    I love your website.

  11. Reply Jackson Tembo November 9, 2013 at 2:11 pm

    your website is very helpful. we gain more important things we need to know.

    • Reply jigar Tank November 11, 2013 at 11:01 am

      Thank you Jackson, Stay Connected, More to Come

  12. Reply pv November 9, 2013 at 1:50 pm

    nice useful post… but can u tell some other ways with or without software

    • Reply jigar Tank November 11, 2013 at 11:04 am

      Recuva is one S/W which can be used. Other than this i have mentioned in the post. you can always Try EASEUS software if you wish to.

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