Get Back Moved Files from External Hard Drive

“The fact that your external hard drive can behave abnormally at any point of time is considered as the major issue when it comes to accessing data. So, to be on safer side I gathered all the data and stored it on my systems internal hard drive. I had used Cut-Paste option instead of Copy-paste to move files from my external hard drive to computer. But there was sudden system shutdown due to power surge that halted file sharing process. After restarting the system, I could not find vital files that were getting moved either on my external hard drive or on system hard drive. I am very upset as I don’t have backup of files lost while moving from portable hard drive to computer. What should I do now? Can anyone tell me simple method for restoring moved files from external hard drive during file transfer process? Thanks!”

External hard drives are globally used among all users to keep backup of important data and share it among various systems across network. This is of great advantage as user can easily plug in the external storage media and access files they need without installing any drivers. It is very certain that user cannot avoid data loss from external hard drive at one or other time.

One of the major reasons for loss of data from external hard drive is removing storage media abruptly from system when files from external hard drive are being moved. Hence, the main precaution that has to be taken when files are being moved from external hard drive to system or other storage media is to make sure that external hard drive is plugged in properly to system. User must always cross check file sharing process prior to removing external storage media. In spite of all precautions taken, certain issues arise that may give you hard time. To overcome this situation, user needs to make of advanced file recovery software to ensure complete recovery of moved files from external hard drive.

Moved file recovery software:

Yodot File Recovery is advanced software when user needs to recover moved files from external hard drive on Windows OS. This tool is designed with superior features that completely scan your external hard drive without missing a single file. It can effectively get back moved files and folders from internal hard drives, SSD drives, memory cards, pen drives, iPods and other storage devices that are compatible on Windows OS versions namely Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008. User can also retrieve files lost from Windows easy transfer program or missing files after computer shutdown, power outage, etc in less time. Technical team assistance is available to those users who face any issues while regaining moves files from external hard disk.

Guidelines to recover moved files from external hard drive on Windows system

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery application in the system with help of administrator account
  • As soon as installation process gets completed, user can run the program and follow simple steps
  • Click on ‘Deleted File Recovery’ based on scenario that has resulted in loss of files from external hard drive
  • After selecting the desired option, select external hard drive from where data has to be restored
  • By using the next screen, mark all the required file types that needs to be recovered
  • At last start the scanning process, upon completion rescued list of files can be viewed in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’ options
  • Select the desired view type and then save selected files to known destination location on system hard drive or on any removable storage media

Tips to Remember:

  • Make use of ‘Copy-Paste’ keys instead of ‘Cut Paste’ keys to move files from external hard drive to system
  • Make sure you keep backup of important files present in external hard drive on more than one destination location
  • Avoid abrupt removal of external hard drive from system when read or write process is being carried out

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