Restore Data from Seagate GoFlex Wireless Portable HDD

“Hi, I have Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive with me. On this, I have stored number of files from my tablets, mobile phone, computer and other devices which I connect using Wi-Fi in my home. I have huge amount of data, which I used to access whenever I need; but recently I dropped my Seagate GoFlex Wireless Portable HDD by accident. When I connect it to my PC, it shows an error message that the drive needs to be formatted before usage and does not open. I need the data stored on my Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless mobile hard drive. Please suggest a way to restore data from the Seagate wireless portable hard drive. Thanks in advance…”

The above scenario happens usually with portable hard drives that need USB cables to get connected with computer; because, there are more chances of abruptly detaching the device from PC or any other USB port to which it is connected. But if this happened with your Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive, then it might have got severely infected by viruses a lot that it is not being accessed.

Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless media sharing hard drive is very useful when you want to extend the memory of your devices like Smartphones, tablets, etc. You can stream your data from this wireless external hard drive to Wi-Fi enabled devices. This portable hard drive can also be synced with PC or Mac machines. In spite of so much of easy to use technology implemented in it, data saved on it may be deleted or lost in some unanticipated situations as given below:

  • Inadvertent deletion: You may delete data from Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive inadvertently while deleting unwanted data or while moving files to other device
  • Formatting: Format partition on Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive deletes all files from its file system table
  • Deleted while anti-virus scan: Anti-virus software may delete severely infected files when it cannot fix its issues  while scanning from Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless portable hard disk
  • Moving Files: Interruptions while moving files from Seagate GoFlex Satellite Mobile Wireless portable hard disk to computer or other storage drive due to disconnecting cable between drives, power failure or system shutdown, etc. may have adverse effect on data stored in Seagate external drive

There are many other circumstances in which data will be lost from Seagate GoFlex Satellite media sharing hard drive. Do not panic in that situation; you can recover lost or erased data from Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless USB hard drive with the aid of competent software like Yodot Hard Drive Recovery.

Seagate external hard drive recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software is the best to perform data recovery from Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive on your PC. This application has to retrieve data including Microsoft Office documents, images, videos, audios, PDF files, application files, system files, etc. in simple steps. This utility is capable to restore data from Maxtor external hard drive and other brands like Transcend, SanDisk, HP, Toshiba, WD, Iomega, LaCie, etc on your computer. This program retrieves deleted or lost data from computer internal hard drives and SSD and other removable storage drives like USB drives, memory cards, iPods, media players, FireWire Drives, etc. It has ability to recover data from all supported storage drives on PC or laptop working with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 operating systems.

Steps to recover data from Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software and install it on your computer
  • Connect the Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive to your PC and run the utility
  • From main screen, select “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” or “Partition Recovery”
  • Select Seagate GoFlex Satellite mobile external hard drive from next screen and click on “Next”
  • Select file types which you want to retrieve from the Seagate GoFlex external hard drive from the listed file types on next screen and click on “Next”
  • Software scans for selected file types on Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless external hard drive and displays the result in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select a file and click on “Preview” option to view media files
  • Save recovered files on any location on computer by browsing a location and using “Save” option

Tips to Take:

  • Keep Seagate GoFlex Satellite Wireless external hard drive safe from viruses by scanning each time you use it on any device
  • Think before deleting data from Seagate GoFlex Satellite wireless portable hard drive

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