How to Get Back Data from Failed Iomega External Hard Drive?

“Hi!! I am using Iomega External hard drive from last 6 months. It was working fine till yesterday, but today suddenly it is unable to get detected on my computer. I tried in all possible way but no use of it. I don’t know what problem it has. So please can anybody tell me what’s wrong in that drive? Waiting for reply…..”

You can see this kind of problem with most of the Iomega external hard drive users. The reason for this kind of behavior is Iomega external hard drive failure. Before going to know about the facts that may cause for failure of the drive, just know what external hard drive is and what the use of it:

External hard drive is the best option for computer user to share files on computers. It having number of advantages that why people preferring to user external hard drive. Due to external hard drive, user is getting benefits like portability, Extra storage space, flexibility, large capacity, high transfer data speed and easy to use it. It is available in a wide range of capacities along with different physical sizes. You can carry it along with you wherever you go.

Now a day’s different organization has invited their own external hard drives, among those Iomega is one of the best external hard drive preferred my most of the computer users. However as we discussed above, Sometimes due to various abnormal situations Iomega external hard drive may get failed. Let us know few of such abnormal conditions:

  • While format process is going on in if any interruption occurs like power failure or sudden system shut down, then it may get failed
  • Removing Iomega external hard drive when read or write process is being carried out may result in external hard drive failure

Software to retrieve data from failed Iomega external Hard Drive:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is rich featured software which can restore data easily from failed iomega external hard drive on Windows System. It supports to retrieve all type of data including photos, application, documents, RAR, ZIP, PDF, JPG, JPEG and many others from failed Iomega external hard drive. In addition to failed Iomega external hard drive; this application can also restore data under various data loss situations such as OS crash, bad sectors, file system corruption, format error, etc. Also, it assists you to retrieves data from IDE hard drive, Notebook hard drive, SATA hard drive and so on. It supports all versions of Windows OS such as Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 2003 operating systems.

Procedure to restore data from failed Iomega External Hard Drive:

  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on Windows system
  • After that, run application in order to start Iomega external hard drive failure data recovery
  • Main screen will display two options “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery”
  • Choose any option as per your requirement in order to start data recovery process
  • After that, it will show list of drives present in your Windows system
  • Select Iomega external hard drive from where you want to restore data
  • Next, it will start scanning process upon completion of scanning, it will display list of rescued files under ‘File Type View’ and ‘Data View’ list
  • Mark files that you want to get back and click on “Next” button.
  •  At the end, save recovered file to desired location other than same source Iomega external hard drive

Suggestions to follow:

  • Never use same external hard drive for both backup and storage purpose
  • Don’t connect your Iomega external hard drive to the system which is infected by harmful viruses
  • Follow accurate recovery procedure to get back your data from failed Iomega external hard drive, otherwise there is a chance for permanent loss of data which is stored in that external hard drive

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