With the advancement in technology and needs of individuals, external hard drives have become common choice among us for both business as well as for personal use. External HDD are solid-state devices because they have no moving parts and include great mechanism in storing files by using semiconductor devices. External drives are a kind of digital storage device with great storage capacity. They are portable and compatible with most of the Windows based system. External HDD are of lightweight, compact, have excellent ability to back up data from your internal drives. They are primarily used to transfer files from one system to another very easily. Even though external hard disks are very reliable at some point of time, they do crash and the files become inaccessible. In this condition, the first thing that strikes in your mind is how to perform external hard drive on Win 7? The solution is to make use of specialized external HDD recovery software to restore data from inaccessible external hard drive on Win 7 operating system.
External hard drives have a reliable feature of plug and play i.e., you don’t have to format the disk before using and it does not require any special software for it to work. In order to interface this device to the Windows 7 based computer, it makes use of different ports such as USB, Ethernet, SATA, FireWire ports. Windows 7 is the advanced version of the Windows operating system designed by Microsoft and is available in six different versions such as Windows 7 Starter, Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate version for different types of users. Windows 7 is packed with some advanced features and supports both NTFS as well as FAT32 file formats for storing, organizing, managing, and manipulating data on the external hard drive.
In spite of all these featuures, loss of files from external hard disk on Windows 7 could be due to some of the reasons such as corruption of external HDD, which results in huge amount of data loss and leads to inaccessibility of files. External hard disk may get corrupted as a result of file system being damaged by some harmful virus such as adware, spyware, Trojan, computer worms. To get back all information from that corrupted external hard drive with satisfied outcome, you can employ this effctive program. Accidentally formatting your external hard disk also results in large amount of data loss. While re-formatting your external drive by modifying or changing the file system format, if the process gets interrupted due to some errors then, this could also lead to data loss. If you select wrong partition while deleting unwanted partition from your external HDD then your data within that drive or partition gets deleted and results in data loss.
You can overcome these data loss scenarios from external HDD on Win 7 OS by making use of some powerful and sophisticated recovery tool. External hard disk recovery software retrieves the deleted and lost data in a very effective way. The recovery software should not be installed in the external drive from which the data has to be recovered because it might overwrite the data. Hence, it should be installed in the system to which the external drive is connected as a slave for recovery. It is the best application available to effectively recover the deleted and lost data from the external hard drive. This tool can retrieve external drive files lost due to logical corruption in the internal data structure employed to store files. This utility has some advance features in recovering data from crashed external hard drive of any brand such as Seagate, Buffalo, Western Digital, Hitachi, Maxtor and so on. It can even recover data from formatted and re-formatted partitions or drives. This tool supports file recovery from both Fat and NTFS drives. With help of this software, it is possible to carry out external HDD recovery on Mac OS X Lion, Snow Leopard and Leopard.
Procedure to restore data from external HDD on Win 7 OS are as follows:
Step 1: Download and Install the demo version of the software on your local system to which the affected external drive is connected and launch the software by double clicking on the desktop icon. Once the software gets launched, select "Recover Partitions / Drives" option from three available options seen in the main screen.
Figure 1 : Main Screen
Step 2: Once you are done with it, click on "Partition Recovery" option in order to recover deleted / lost data from external HD, select "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" as shown in below figure.
Figure 2 : Select Appropriare Recovery Mode
Step 3: After that, select the affected external HDD from which you have lost all your stored data. Click on "Next" button in order to continue with the recovery process.
Figure 3 : Select External Drive
Step 4: Immediately after this the software will start its recovery process. As soon as the recovery process gets over, you can use the Preview option in order to preview the recovered by right clicking on any recovered file before restoring external drive data to your system.
Figure 4 : Preview Recovered Files