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How to Get Back Files from Seagate External Hard Drive?

Wondershare Data Recovery provides you with a totally new and amazing using experience. If you are a new one, you can try it in the Wizard Mode first, which allows you to recover what you need easily by doing several clicks. If you are an experienced one, you can use the Standard Mode to get more advanced experience.

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Keep it in mind: don't install it on the disk where you lost your data, in case you overwrite it.

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Help! Lost data from Seagate hard disk!

"I accidentally clean my Seagate external hard drive and deleted all my old back up files; I tried to restore it to get back files but it doesn't have any previous restore point."

"Backup all the data from laptop to portable Seagate Free Agent Go USB external drive. But on trying to restore data into laptop, it read 'the disk in drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it?' how to get the portable drive to work again and regain all the data? Please help."

As the biggest supplier of digital storage in the world, Seagate dedicates to make external hard drive with high quality and capacity for companies and ordinary people, and many people choose it. However, the Seagate external hard drive owners also can't avoid the data loss disaster due to known and unknown reasons.

How to perform Seagate file recovery

The files you think they have been lost due to deleting or formatting are actually still somewhere on your disk. Because the space the files occupy is only marked as "available to reuse" and the files become invisible. With a professional Seagate data recovery, it's very easy to get them all back. Once encountering this, what you should do at the first time is stopping write new data into your disk, or the lost data would be overwritten.

To perform a Seagate hard drive recovery, we'd like to introduce you the Wondershare Data Recovery for Windows users, for Mac users, Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac. No matter the files are lost from deletion, virus attack, corruption, formatted or some other reasons, as long as it's not physically damaged, it can help to retrieve them all quickly and safely.

 Free download the right version of data recovery, install and run it on your computer. Here let's take the Windows version in detailed steps below.

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Step1.  Choose the file type for recovery

When the program launched, it goes to Wizard recovery mode as default, where you only need to answer two simple questions to perform your Seagate file recovery. The first is to choose the file type that you want to retrieve from your hard drive. BTW, if you choose the Standard Mode, you can achieve the same recovering result by choosing "Lost File Recovery". But the Wizard mode is recommended.

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Step2. Choose the external removable devices

 Choose the "External removable devices" as the source disk for data recovery, and continue to "Next".

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Note: When start scanning, check "Enable Deep Scan", which can help you find back lost file more completely.

Step3. Preview and recover data from Seagate

When the scanning completes, all the recoverable files are listed in the scanning result in file types. You can preview them one by one and check those you want to recover.

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1. Before recovering, you can use the "Filter" to search your important file's name to find it out if there are lots of files scanned out. It can save you much time.
2. When save recovered files, remember to save them on your computer hard drive or another external removable device, but not the Seagate hard drive where you lost your data, for safe considering.

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