How to Recover Missing Files from External Hard Drive

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How to Recover Missing Files from External Hard Drive

We show you how to get files back from your external hdd

After giving it much thought, you decided to purchase an external hard drive where you will save your important files. You were able to successfully transfer your files and you were proud about it. However, when you checked the folders you created, some files were missing. You fear that the missing files may have been either accidentally deleted or got corrupted. To make things worse, you badly need the files for your report in school that you should submit the next day. You must recover the missing files from your external hard drive as soon as possible but the question is, how?

Before Trying to Recover Missing Files

There are many ways how you can recover missing files from external hard drive but before trying out any of the suggested methods you read on the books or in the internet, it is best advised that you avoid using the external hard drive to prevent further trouble.

The files may be missing from your external hard drive. You may not be seeing the files that you are looking for. You may think the files may have been deleted. But in reality, the files are still in your external hard drive. They are moved to a special hidden folder in the external hard drive.

However, if you continue saving files on the external hard drive, the space where the missing files were previously located may be overwritten by the new files. As a result, you will not be able to recover missing files from external hard drive anymore, even if you use the best data recovery software available in the market.

Use Remo Recover Basic Edition to to Recover Missing Files from External HDD

After realizing that your files are missing due to accidental deletion or corruption due to a virus infection, it is good to know that you can still recover missing files from external hard drive. To recover missing files from external hard drive, it is highly recommended that you use Remo Recover Basic.

Remo Recover Basic is compatible with computers running on Mac OS X 10.5 and above as well as Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 operating systems. Convenient and very simple to use, Stellar Data Recovery showcases user-friendly interface with stress-free and easy-to-follow instructions.

Simply follow the step-by-step procedure how to recover missing files from your external hard drive using Stellar Data Recovery application software.

1. Download and install Remo Recover Basic by clicking the link provided below.
2. Launch Stellar Data Recovery.
3. Choose the drive letter for external hard disk from the list of drives indicated.
4. Click Scan to skim through your external hard drive using the recovery software.
5. View the retrieved files.
6. Choose the files you need and recover missing files from external hard drive.

Voila! You were able to successfully recover missing files from external hard drive.

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  • Find files that disappeared when you shut down your computer and forgot to save
  • Relocate files that went away while using the Shift+Delete key combination, Windows command prompt, Windows Cut and Paste command, or the Empty Recycle Bin
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