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How to Restore Formatted External Drive Data

Hard drive is nothing but the system component which is used to store data. External hard drives are portable and most commonly used to backing up important system data. There are lots of benefits with the external hard drives. It can be used as a backup tool and you will get some extra space to store additional system data in it. So that it increases the system speed and performance. If you want to copy large amount of files from one system to other then the use of external hard drive is the secure way of copying and storing data. Suppose accidently this stored data from external drive get deleted or unintentionally you formatted your external hard drive then, in such condition what will you do? In such kind of situation how you can restore formatted external drive data? Don’t worry!!! You can use external drive recovery software. This software helps you to recover all lost data from external hard drive.

Causes of data loss from external drive:

As you know there are lots of reasons behind the data loss from external drive. Let’s have a look on some of those problems due to which your external drive get formatted or you may lose stored data from it.

  • Abrupt removal of external drive while it is transferring files to other storage device. Due to such an interruption in the file transmission operation leads to data loss.
  • While accessing data from external hard drive due to power shortage or any other reason if system get shutdown then it results into loss of data.
  • If your external drive is contaminated by hazardous threats like virus or malware attack then it results into loss of data.
  • Sometimes loss of data occurs due to human errors like, accidental use of “Shift+Delete” keys or use of “Format” option.


  • Keep updated strong antivirus in your system so that your external drive should not be affected by virus, and try to scan it every time by using antivirus program.
  • You can use uninterruptible power supply (UPS) to avoid unexpected system shutdown.
  • Never eject your external drive abruptly when it is connected to your system.

External drive recovery software to restore formatted external drive:

External drive recovery software is one of the best software which helps to recover lost, deleted, formatted data from inaccessible drives. This software helps to restore data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 formatted drives. This software supports to the most popular external drive brands like, Western Digital, Sony, Samsung, Hitachi, Toshiba etc. This software easily helps to recover lost data from corrupted and non bootable external hard drives like, SATA/SCSI/IDE, memory cards, USB drives etc. External drive recovery supports to the all latest versions of the Windows7, XP, and vista.  This software is available in free demo version you can download and try for recovery.