Recover Inaccessible External Hard Drive

When you connect external hard drive to your system to transfer some documents then it displays an error message like "your drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?" Have you clicked on yes and end up formatting your external storage device losing crucial data? You can recover formatted external disk drive using Windows recovery software. You may face this problem due to virus attack, abrupt removal, etc. When such critical problem occurs then you need to recover the external HDD to make it readable again.

You have saved important documents, photos, videos, etc. on your external hard drive and you will lose data from external hard drive after formatting. Some people have misinterpretation that once external HDD is formatted, then it is not possible to recover any files lost from external disk drive. But this is possible that you can restore data from formatted external disk drive by using this application within few mouse clicks. This app has ability to bring back documents from formatted external hard drives on Windows XP, Windows 7 and many others.

External hard drive becomes inaccessible because of the following reasons

  • Master Boot Records: If master boot records of your external hard drive get corrupted due to malware invasion, then it may lead to the inaccessibility of external HDD.
  • Improper shut down: When you connect external hard drive to your computer and start accessing your external disk drive, if power fails suddenly while functioning then it may result in inaccessibility of external HDD.
  • Bad sector: External hard drives turn out to be inaccessible due to the disk develops bad sector due to malware, abrupt removal, etc. and it becomes impossible to read the platters.
  • Firmware corruption: Windows and Mac OS are unable to access external hard drive files due to firmware corruption.

If you are not able to access your external hard drive because of the above mentioned scenarios then you just need to make use of this recovery tool. This software can retrieve data from formatted hard drives such as SCSI, SATA, IDE, SSD, etc. This software can be used to recover files from formatted external hard drives of popular brands namely Sony, Toshiba, Kingston, SanDisk, etc. and also you can bring back lost data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFSS, etc. partitions.

This tool creates the disk image of external HDD having bad sector and later it allow processing the created disk image file to recover files and folder from the external hard drive. You can make use of this application to recover data from empty recycle bin when the files bypassed the recycle bin. This software has ability to scan full storage device to get back lost documents at your finger tips.

Note:You can also visit this site for more details on how to recover lost data from Windows partition corrupted due to power failure and MBR corruption. Please visit

Steps to recover inaccessible external hard drive

Step 1: Download and install the demo software on your computer. Launch the software, from the main screen select Recover Drives then select the Formatted / Reformatted Recovery option.

Recover Inaccessible External Hard Drive - Choose Formatted / Reformatted Recovery

Figure 1: Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery

Step 2: From the next window you need to select the Drive from which you want to recover.

Recover Inaccessible External Hard Drive - Choose Drive To Rescue External Hard Drive Data

Figure 2: Select Drive To Retrieve External Hard Drive Data

Step 3: It will start scanning. After completion of scanning process it will show the list of files. Select Preview option to view the Recovered files.

Recover Inaccessible External Hard Drive - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: You can Save the files after purchasing this recovery software.

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