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How to Recover Data from SATA Hard Disk

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Is it possible to recover data from SATA hard disks?

Anyway, no matter how great your SATA HDD is, incidents of data loss may happen for different reasons like accidental data deletion, format, partition damage or loss, virus attack, and more. When it happens to you, is it possible to recover lost files from SATA hard drives? Definitely. When deleting/formatting files on SATA hard drives, you're not really erasing the content, but only marking the part of the SATA hard drive where lost files previously occupied blank for rewriting. Therefore, there is a good chance for you to retrieve lost data from SATA hard drives with recovery software before rewritting begins. Rewritting will cause your lost files unrecoverable.

How to recover files from SATA HDD

First of all, get a SATA hard drive recovery tool: Wondershare Data Recovery or Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac.

Download the free trial version of the program below and take a free try!

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Tips: DONOT install the program to the same partition where you lost data for avoiding overwriting it.

Both of the software are utterly safe and professional. You can use them to recover files including photos, videos, audio, email and various documents that you deleted, formatted or lost due to other reasons from SATA hard drives, as well as other kinds of hard drives, external disks, memory cards, USB drives, MP4 players, iPod, etc. The whole task can be accomplished in 3 steps.

Next, let's try the Windows version of this SATA HDD data recovery software together.

Step1. Run the SATA HDD file recovery program on your computer

After running the Sandisk USB recovery software, you can get two recovery modes as follow for your choice: Wizard (as a default) and Standard Mode.

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Wizard: This recovery mode lets youcheck ansawers to two simple questions, and the program will do the left. It's an ideal mode to beginners.

Standard Mode: Standard mode is great for experienced users. It offers different recovery options for you to choose from: Lost Recovery, Partition Recovery, Raw File Recovery and Resume Recovery.

Both of the recovery modes are friendly and intuitive. Next, let's go to next and take the Wizard as an example.

Step2. Choose the file type you want to recover from SATA hard drives.

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Step3. Select the file location for recovery according to the description.

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Step4. Enable deep scan and Start.

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Step5. Preview and recover lost files from SATA hard drives

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In the scan result, all recoverable files are displayed and categorized well. You can preview and check to recover them all with one click.

Files can be previewed now:  DOC/DOCX, XLS/XLSX, PPT/PPTX, PDF, HTML/HTM, JPG, JP2, JPEG, TIFF/TIF, PNG, BMP, GIF, ZIP and RAR.

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