Recover Data from WD My Passport Slim 1TB Portable HD

WD My Passport Slim 1TB portable drive is the thinnest external hard drive is designed for Windows systems. It offers 1TB of storage capacity and exceptional performance thereby offering portability, reliability and protection of your data saved upon it. With USB 3.0, WD My Passport Slim 1TB external hard drive facilitate data transfer speed as well as loading speed up to 3 times faster than USB 2.0.

However, it does not guarantee you to safeguard your data forever; below explained situations may be encountered at any instant and make you to lose data from WD My Passport Slim 1TB portable hard drive:

  • Software malfunction at the time you have connected WD My Passport Slim 1TB external hard drive to your Windows computer could make it corrupted and display error messages
  • As WD My Passport Enterprise portable drive can store 1TB of data, users may try to expand size of partition to separate important files. However at the time of creating partition, one may choose to “delete” existing partition instead of extending
  • Mistakenly formatting WD My Passport Slim 1TB  external hard drive from command prompt while changing settings or searching for some files will result in erasing entire data
  • If you forcefully remove WD My Passport Slim 1TB portable hdd cable without giving command to eject it properly, then data might be deleted and you cannot access data next time when you connect WD My Passport Slim 1TB drive to Windows computer

WD My Passport Slim portable drive file recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software will not make you regret for losing data from WD My Passport Slim 1TB portable hard drive, because it assist you to restore entire data lost or erased from it. With this software, you can analyze how many files you have lost and how many files you can recover. It has an advanced method of scanning that performs in-depth examination of selected storage drive in order to fetch your data. It separately displays partitions created on specific storage drive and helps to restore them with the help of signatures and categories. It is possible to retrieve different files such as MS Office documents, Emails, archives, database, application, photos, videos, music and so on. You can click on particular file types to expand it and see how many extensions are included. However, if you cannot find required files in the list, then it will allow you to add file type by providing “Add File Type” option. Other than external hard drive, data recovery from internal hard drive of your computer as well as external storage devices such as flash drives, SSD drives, FireWire Drives, memory cards, media players, etc will be an easy task if you install this application on your computer.

Since this flexible tool is compatible with all brands and types of storage devices, you can undoubtedly make use of it to safeguard data before you start Seagate, Transcend, Verbatim external hard drive repair process to fix issues in the device.

Instructions for restoring data from WD My Passport Slim 1TB Portable hdd:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software and install it to your Windows computer
  • Run the application and go as per the situation given on the screen
  • Main screen shows you two options which are “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Choose the one according to the situation you have faced and proceed further by choosing “Next” option
  • Wait till the scanning process gets completed and pick recoverable files
  • For easy selection, you are facilitated with “Data View” and “File Type View” options so make use of it
  • Preview recovered media files and at last specify a location to store them on your computer hard drive or on external storage drive

Useful Guidelines:

  • Always follow proper way to eject WD My Passport Slim 1TB external hard drive from your computer
  • Scan WD My Passport Slim 1TB Portable Hard Drive with effective Antivirus software before accessing files from it

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