Extract Data from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition

“Hi all, I have My Passport Ultra Metal Edition external hard drive which I use to backup my important data on computer; but when I connected it to my computer to view some files, it is not getting detected. It is displaying error message that the drive needs to be formatted before usage. I have saved huge amount of data from very long time. Please help me to restore data from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition portable drive. Thanks in advance…”

WD My Passport Ultra is an external hard drive with stylish aluminum design. It comes with password protection feature and at the same time provides you cloud backup option. With all such intelligent features, it also looks attractive and compact in size. However, while using your My Passport Ultra Metal Edition external hard drive, you may come across scenarios like above that result in loss of data.

Scenarios in which data gets lost from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition are:

  • Data Transfer Error: When data is being transferred from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition to computer, errors might arise due to loss of connection between computer and WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition external hard drive
  • Formatting: You might have formatted WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition portable drive on your PC either accidentally or intentionally for some purpose
  • Hard Drive Crash: Your computer’s hard drive may crash due to software malfunction at the time you have connected WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition external hard drive to it. Such instance may result upon losing data from both your computer or My Passport Ultra Metal Edition HD
  • Partition Deletion: Since My Passport Ultra Metal Edition contains more space; one can create partitions on it and manage their data. However, while creating partition or resizing existing partition, one may accidentally delete existing partition on WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition

Whatever may be the scenarios accountable for losing data from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition; you can retrieve its data by using Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on your PC easily.

My Passport Ultra Metal Edition data recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software helps you get back files from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition on your PC. This utility is capable of restoring data in different file formats like MS Office documents, archive files, text files, PDF documents, RAW images, generic photos, videos, audios, etc. You can retrieve files and folders from various desktop and portable hard drive models developed My Western Digital on Windows OS. Other than WD, this application can restore data from Seagate Backup Plus and other portable hard drives manufactured by Toshiba, Transcend, Hitachi, Maxtor, Iomega, HP, SanDisk, Kingston, etc. It supports data retrieval from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition on Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS versions. Try demo version of data recovery tool for more details.

Procedural steps to get data from My Passport Ultra Metal Edition:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software and install it on your computer
  • Connect My Passport Ultra Metal Edition to the system and run installed program
  • From main screen, select “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” or “Partition Recovery” option
  • Select icon of My Passport Ultra Metal Edition potable drive and click on “Next”
  • Choose file types from shown list on next screen and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning selected file formats and displays result in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select any recovered media file and click on “Preview” to view it
  • Choose files which you want to save and browse location on computer. Then click on “Save” option to save recovered files

Reminders:

  • Regularly scan for viruses on WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition external hard drive using powerful antivirus software
  • Make sure that you eject WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition safely from your computer

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