How to Recover Data from Corrupted WD Passport?

Written by Lucy John on April 17, 2023

“Hi!! Someone help me to solve this issue!! I have been using WD My Password external hard drive since two years. Its working fine till yesterday, but now while accessing it, it’s showing an error message like “request could not be performed because of an I/O error”. What does it mean? Can’t I access the data which I have stored in it? Is there any possible solution to regain data from WD My Password drive?”

Table of Contents:

Symptoms of Corrupt in WD Passport:

It’s important to know the symptoms of corruption in a WD passport to recognize and avoid further corruption.

The reason for above kind of error is might be your WD My Password external hard drive is corrupted due to various reasons. Let us know some more errors that may occur after WD My Password external hard drive corruption:

What are the reasons for Corruption in WD Passport?

Now that we know the symptoms of corruption, let’s understand the reasons behind the corruption.

If you have undergone any of above scenarios and if you are searching for data recovery software then Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool will make your task easy.

How to Recover Data from a Corrupted WD My Passport Hard Drive?

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software is the most suitable one to perform data recovery from corrupted WD My Password external drive on Windows system. Read only feature of this software can restore files without altering to its original data. It can regain all kind of file such as MS documents, compressed files, media files and so on. In addition to corrupted WD My Password drive, it can restore data from unreadable, unbootable, inaccessible storage drive on Windows system. It can retrieve data from all models of WD My Password devices such as WD Caviar, Elements, WD Blue, Silicon Drive, SSD and so on. Apart from WD My Password, it will helps to do Transcend JetFlash 700 USB 3.0 flash drive recovery, Toshiba Canvio Slim data recovery, RAW USB drive file recovery and so on. It is compatible with all versions of Windows operating system such as Windows 11, Windows 10, and all previous versions.

Procedure to Get Back Files from Corrupted WD Passport External Hard Drive:

Tips to Follow!!

  • Avoid to connect WD My password external drive to virus infected system.
  • Use proper “ejection” option to remove external hard drive from system.
  • Avoid to use same external device on different operating system.

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