Data lost from Western Digital hard drive!
- Mistakenly deleted important files on your WD hard disk, and couldn't find them in the Recycle Bin in Windows or the Trash in Mac. Any way to restore those deleted files on WD hard disk?
- Accidentally formatted the WD hard drive and forget to back up some very important files. Is it possible to restore deleted files due to formatting?
- WD hard drive corrupted due to sudden power failure. WD drive became inaccessible! How to restore the files on the WD hard drive?
How to do Western Digital hard drive recovery?
If you've backed up the content of your WD hard drive, you can easily to restore it or just copy it to your disk. If not, then you need a WD hard drive data recovery helping you find back all lost files. Wondershare Data Recovery can be a nice choice. This easy-to-use data recovery is suitable for all computer users, and can be u different file loss situations on Western Digital hard drive.
For those Mac OS X users, turn to Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac.
It is pretty simple to finish the recovery task. Just install the data recovery software on your computer (with the right version), start the 3-step recovery process and you can restore lost files at great ease.
3 steps to recover Western Digital hard drive data
Step1. Connect your Western Digital hard drive to the computer and launch the program on your computer.
Step1. Select the file type that you want to recover.
Step2. Choose to recover files from your Western Digital hard drive (External removable devices).
Before scanning, you can check "Enable Deep Scan", which can help to perform a more comprehensive scanning for lost files from your USB drive, such as lost due to formatting. Of course, you also can skip it to scan if you don't have this need, for it asks for much more time.
Step3. Preview and recover files from your Western Digital hard drive
When performing data recovery, you can't save those recovered files on the same hard drive again. You can save them on other external devices or directly save on your computer.
Caution: when you are recover your WD files, it is advisable to save the recovered files to another hard disk or storage device in case the source files are overwritten.
Video tutorial of Western Digital data recovery
Why is Western Digital data recovery possible?
Yes, it is! No matter the files are deleted from your Western Digital hard drive due to accidental deletion or formatting, even virus attack. The files are not deleted permanently as a matter of fact. When you delete files from the external, they will bypass the Recycle Bin or Trash Bin as there is no recycling function on WD external hard drive. But the files are still intact there on the disk of your WD hard drive, and simply the space where those files occupied is now marked as available to be overwritten. Formatting is also similar. As long as the space is not overwritten, it is highly possible to restore them from your Western Digital hard drive.