Get Data Back from Secondary Hard Drive

“I am a businessman who manages entire work on computer. Since my computer was loaded with lots of files, its memory got exceeded and I was not able to add files into it. So I purchased an external hard drive and was using it as a secondary hard drive on my computer. But something has happened to it all of a sudden. When I connect it to my computer it does not display in Windows Explorer. I am still able to see it from “Disk Management” utility. But don’t know what the root cause behind its inaccessibility is. Does anyone know how can I recover my data from secondary hard drive?”

Adding another hard drive or secondary hard drive to your computer allows for many significant benefits. For example, adding another hard drive to your system increases the maximum amount of data, such as movies, music, photos documents and so on that can be permanently stored on your secondary hard drive. Also, the number of software that can be installed may be increased according to your needs. Having a secondary hard drive on your computer allows you to install more than one operating system proficiently and a way to still boot your system if one of your drives fails. It can be easily taken anywhere and requires less than a minute for initial setup time. Although it provides substantial features users might lose data from it due to several causes.

Liable Causes behind data loss from Secondary hard drive:

  • Power failure at the time secondary hard drive is connected to your computer would result in losing data from it
  • Hard drive crash due to software malfunction will corrupt file system of secondary hard drive and you cannot view data from it
  • MBR corruption is the main reason for losing data from secondary hard drive
  • Abrupt removal of secondary hard drive without making use of proper way could make you lose data present in it

Application to restore data from secondary hard drive:

Few users make use of secondary hard drive to backup their complete data from computer internal drive. But sometimes for your bad luck, you might lose data from backup copy itself. In such situation do not assume that you have lost your data from secondary hard drive because with the usage of Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software, you will be able to retrieve files like documents, animations, photos, pictures, and even lost and deleted partitions from secondary hard drive. It does not consume more time and guarantees you to restore your entire data from secondary hard drive within a less span of time. It provides two view options namely “Data View” and “File Type View” through which you can view how many files and folders can be retrieved using this software. It even provides “Preview” option which can be utilized to view restore media files for confirmation.

Procedure to Restore Data from Secondary Hard Drive

  • First of all connect secondary hard drive to healthy computer and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to that healthy computer
  • Run the application and go according to the steps given on the screen
  • You will see two options on the screen which are “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery
  • Choose anyone based on the situations you have come across
  • Choose the drive that indicates secondary hard drive and allow the application to scan it
  • Now select file types that you want and continue further by just clicking upon “Next”
  • Make your selection by utilizing two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview media files for confirmation and save them on a safe location

Safety Measures:

  • Always eject secondary hard drive using “Eject” option to prevent data loss
  • Make sure that you don’t use secondary hard drive when there is continuous fluctuations in power