Restore Data from Freecom 1TB External Thumb Drive

Freecom ToughDrive is a 2.5 inch external hard disk with SATA interface that can be used on various desktops and laptops to backup necessary data from system drive. This portable hard drive is resistant to sudden shocks due to physical damage and hence it is considered as the most protected mobile hard drive to store your important files. However, while using this Freecom ToughDrive user may unintentionally lose crucial data in number of ways.

To know about data loss from 1TB Freecom ToughDrive, let us consider a real time scenario. Assume that you connected portable 1TB Freecom ToughDrive onto computer to transfer few files from it; but, during file transfer cable got disconnected from the system and file transmission process was halted. After this uneven situation, you again connected the drive to resume file transfer. Unfortunately files from drive were inaccessible and thus you lost crucial data from Freecom portable drive.

Other than this, there are other scenarios of losing files from Freecom ToughDrive 1TB external HD as listed below:

  • Erasing any crucial files accidentally from Freecom drive when it is connected on Windows system will make the files to bypass Recycle Bin causing complete deletion
  • Formatting / reformatting Freecom ToughDrive without capturing backup of required data from the drive will erase entire files and results in huge data loss
  • Losing partitions on Freecom Drive while repartitioning and creating partitions using third party partitioning tools
  • Other causes like hard drive crash, file system corruption, software malfunctioning, hardware issues can all lead to data loss from 1TB Freecom ToughDrive portable hard drive

User may think that deletion and missing of files from Freecom ToughDrive external hard disk are permanently removed from the drive. But the fact is, data still resides on the same drive until any new data is been saved to drive after encountering data loss. However, OS cannot track the files that are lost from the drive. So to perform lost data recovery from Freecom Ext 1TB ToughDrive, it is recommended to employ Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool, which is one of the best and secure ways to restore data.

About best external hard drive recovery tool:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the ultimate data restoration tool that can brilliantly retrieve files from Freecom external 1TB ToughDrive. Just, connect the hard drive to a healthy Windows computer and make use of this software. Powered with efficient recovery algorithms, this program finds all files, folders, lost partitions, program files, etc. from internal as well as external hard drives with SATA, IDE, SCSI, PATA, ATA and other interfaces. The tool is capable of rescuing data from corrupted, formatted, reformatted or even dead and non-functioning storage drives manufactured by Toshiba, Hitachi, Seagate, WD, etc. You can utilize this application for data recovery on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Follow these steps to recover data after system recovery:

  • Connect your Freecom ToughDrive 1TB ext hard drive from which data is lost to a healthy Windows computer
  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool on that Windows computer
  • Install and run the tool by following guidelines
  • In the main screen, you will find two options, ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Formatted / Reformatted Recovery’
  • Select appropriate option and proceed next
  • Further screen displays all logical and physical drives present on the system
  • Select the drive that is associated with external Freecom 1TB ToughDrive connected on the system
  • Then, software completely scans the drive for lost files and presents a list of restored files
  • Select necessary files to be restored using Data View / File type view options
  • Later, save the recovered files to a destination location on host computer using Save button

Precautionary measures:

  • Make use of powerful antivirus programs to remove threat from external hard drive
  • Do not erase files from external Freecom 1TB ToughDrive without confirmation
  • Maintain regular backup of required files on multiple storage devices

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