Western Digital Hard Drive Recovery

Western Digital, often abbreviated as WD, is a manufacturer of computer hard disk. It is one of the famous and largest names in the industry for manufacturing storage devices. Western Digital hard disk drive often abbreviated as WD hard disk, WD hard drive, or WDHDD, is a device used to store digital information and files. It is a non-volatile storage device that stores digitally encoded data on rapidly rotating platters with magnetic surfaces.

With the instant growth in the usage of digital storage media, all these files must be stored somewhere and of course, the most commonly used storage media is hard drive which is also the integral part of a computer. Western Digital being one of the famous hard drive producers provides high performance hard drives. There are instances when your WD hard drive gets corrupted due to reasons like hard drive crash, file system corruption, virus attack etc. So in order to restore files from corrupted WD hard drive you need to use good professional hard drive restoration software. This restoration software also helps to retrieve deleted partition from external hard drive on Windows 7, Windows Vista, Win XP, Windows Server 2003, 2008 on both 32-bit as well as 64-bit versions. You can also use this effective and efficient utility in order to recover partition which is deleted or formatted due to any reasons. It allows you to recover deleted logical partition within couple of minutes.

Some common cases under which the WD hard drive may get corrupted and deleted are mentioned below:

  • File System Corruption: The WD hard drive files may become inaccessible due to file system corruption. If you have tried to convert the existing file system of the WD hard drive to some other file system for example while converting the file system from FAT to NTFS. If the conversion process could not be successful due to any errors, then this leads to file system corruption resulting in heavy data loss.
  • Re-partitioning the hard drive: When the size of current partition needs to be changed or a new partition needs to be created, re- partitioning is done. Improper re-partitioning process may corrupt the existing partitions thus leading to huge data loss.
  • Accidental deletion of Partition: You may accidentally delete or format WD hard drive partition. During the format process you may accidentally format the wrong partition, thus resulting in data loss.

No matter how the WD hard drive partitions are corrupted or lost, the files in it will be there in the WD hard drive until and unless they are overwritten with some new data. So, you can easily retrieve deleted partition or files from hard drive, using best hard drive retrieval tool.

Windows hard drive retrieval software is a fastest data recovery utility, which is able to restore lost, formatted or deleted partition. This software also has an ability to restore lost data even after re-installing Windows operating system. The software can restore partition deleted from USB drive in any case of partition deletion. FAT16, AFT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExtFAT are the different file systems supported by this software. This software has an ability to recognize and restore all types of file based on their unique signature. If some files are not listed, then you can also add or edit the signatures for files. The software also helps in recovering dynamic partition on your hard disk of different brands on your computer. The software supports data recovery from Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. It is an excellent retrieval tool to restore Windows 7 deleted partition and it provides user-friendly interface so that any user who is not having much technical knowledge can also use this application. This software also provides you a preview option, where you can view list of retrieved data.

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Follow the steps given to retrieve deleted partition from WD Hard Drive:

Step 1: Download and also install the demo version of Windows hard drive restoration software in your system. Start the program by double clicking the desktop shortcut. The main window is displayed as shown in Figure 1. Select "Recover Partitions / Drives" option from the main screen and proceed further as displayed in Figure 1.

Recover Partition Main Windows

Figure 1 : Main Screen

Step 2: When you select "Recover Partitions / Drives" option, a new screen appears. Select "Partition Recovery" option and proceed to the next step as shown in Figure 2.

Select Physical Drive Window

Figure 2 : Select Partition Recovery

Step 3: Once you select "Partition Recovery" option, the application detects all the physical drives which are connected to the computer and displays it as shown in Figure 3. Select the drive from which you want to retrieve lost partition and click on "Next".

Select Found Partition Screen

Figure 3 : Select Physical Drive

Step 4: When you click "Next" the software starts scanning the selected drive and displays all the found partitions, as shown in Figure 4. Select the partition which you want to restore and click on "Next".

Select File Types option

Figure 4 : Select the Partition

Step 5: When you click "Next" you get an option to search for a particular file based on its unique signature by selecting the file type from the list that is displayed as shown in Figure 5. You can even "Skip" this step.

Data View / File Type View Window

Figure 5 : Select File Type

Step 6: On clicking "Next" scanning process starts. The software retrieves deleted files and displays all the restored data as shown in Figure 6. You can use "Preview" option to view the restored data and can save the retrieved data. You can also save the retrieved files using "Save Recovery Session" option.

Data View / File Type View Window

Figure 6: retrieved Data

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