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Western Digital Data Recovery: How to Restore Files on WD Hard Disk Drive?

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Western Digital Data Recovery

Recover files from Western Digtal!

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As we know Western Digital is one of the major hard disk drives available on the market. There are many people on many tech forums asking recovering files from Western Digital. This could be done by two ways:

1. Take your western digital hard drive to its service center if the drive is still within its warrenty and it should be under the problem of Western digital drive itselft. And sometimes the western digital service center would charge thousands of dollars for file recovery if the file loss is made by your own mistake.

2. Most efficient and price affordable western digital file recovery - try iCare data recovery, a program for comprehensive data recovery when your western digital drive is formatted, partition deleted, virus attack then lost files, western digital encountered boot sector problem, bad mbr, software malfunction caused data loss...

All you need to do is to download Wondershare Data Recovery for free and run file recovery for recovering files from western digital drive.

For those Mac OS X users, turn to Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac.

If you are Windows user, please try Wondershare Data Recovery. This powerful utility allows you to recover all kinds of files to their original state, including your photos, mp3s, mp4s, movies, documents, etc. It supports Elements 2TB Desktop External, 1TB My Book 3.0 USB HD, My Passport 500GB external, Caviar WD 400 SATA hard drive, etc.

At first, you should stop using the WD hard drive, i.e. do not edit or write data on the partition, because newly created files or even modified files may overwrite the space of deleted files making them less likely to be recovered.

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.

Western Digital hard drive recovery

Step1. Select the file type that you want to recover.

Western Digital hard drive data recovery

Step2. Choose to recover files from your Western Digital hard drive (External removable devices).

Western Digital hard drive files recovery

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.

Western Digital hard drive data recovery

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.

Tips on Avoiding Data Loss:

#1 – Don't put all eggs in one basket. Store data in different locations. If your OS (operating system) goes wrong and you can not start up the computer, most likely you have to re-install the OS. All the data stored on system partition (in Windows, it's C: ) gets lost. This is why you should create at least two partitions if you only have one hard disk.
#2 – Stay clear of virus and malware. Malicious software has become one of the biggest threats to data safety. It's more commonly known as malware. These destructive programs, including viruses, Trojans and worms are all on the prowl and can be secretly installed on your system. Avoid unsafe websites and keep your anti-virus software always updated.

#3 – Back up your important data. Frequent backups are not recommended, though, you do need to back up the ones most valuable to you.

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