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Because of some reasons I had to format my external hard drive. Now I want to restore data from it. Can anyone help me to recover data from formatted hard drive? Any help will be highly appreciated.
Reformat again to the right fat or ntfs clustersize as it was as the format before even if you have linux used on the drive its possible to get large of your lost data back, and be sure to get a larger drive to convert the data to. read everybody about this on
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Yes you can just take the hard drive out of the case, can use it with any other case, you can also just put it inside your computer and connect it to the sata cable :)
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Posted on Feb 20, 2009
Yes. This is going to sound strange. Put the drive in a plastic bag and put it in the freezer. Next day, take it out, hook it up, and see if it is recognized.
If so, under My computer, right click on the drive - click Properties - then Tools, then Error Checking. Check box Automatically Fix File System Errors. Let it run. If everything shows up, be ready to transfer wnat you want off of it.
Freezing shrinks the metal parts . Microscopically, but often enough to get stuck parts free enough to get working.
I just went through this with a 750Gig Book. now i have reformatted the drive (after transferring all over to new drive) and the clicking is gone and all disk checks are fine and i wonder whether to trust this device ever again... Hate to just throw out a large drive.
Posted on Apr 05, 2009
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Don't be panic. you can try this power data recovery software. download the file recovery software from
It tells the steps how to perform data recovery.
If above does not work, you may have to format the memory card (use quick format), and then use above mentioned software to scan again the memory card and recover your files.
Posted on Oct 23, 2012
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