Recover Data from Western Digital Hard Drive

“I am using Windows system having Western Digital hard drive. After return back from office I got a call saying that some urgent work wants to be finished. In a hurry, I turned on my computer and opened some application that is needed to complete the given task. However, the system hanged all of a sudden and it got abnormally shutdown. Now my Western digital hard drive is not showing any of the files saved in it. I don’t know what to do now???? Please help me!! I need them urgently to complete my work.”

Well above stated scenario will let you know that data loss can occur at any point of time on your Western Digital hard drive. Western Digital is among the best hard disk brand, these devices provide high data transfer, reliability, high storage capacity, easy to use and affordable. However data loss from these Western Digital HD devices is also very common and some of the main reasons are listed below:

  • Human Faults: Human mistakenly delete files and folders containing important information using Shift + Delete keys from Western Digital hard drive
  • Format: Formatting your WD hard drive partitions without backing up its data
  • Transfer Error: Interruption while transferring data from Western Digital hard drive to any other storage device leads to data loss
  • Other Reasons: Other reasons include virus attack, hard drive failure, file system corruption, MBR corruption, Blue Screen of Death and many more

If you come across any of these situations, don’t worry!! The best thing is you can recover data from Western Digital hard drive using the finest data recovery tool like Yodot Hard Drive Recovery.

Data Recovery Software for Western Digital Hard Drive:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software is powerful data recovery software to get back your Western Digital hard disk data lost due to any of the above discussed reasons on Windows system. The software supports recovery of all kinds of files such as MS Office documents, PDF files, audio, pictures, videos and many more file types. More to this, it can bring back files from other storage devices like portable hard drives, memory cards, pen drives and etc. The program retrieves data from various brands of hard drives and external drives such as Dell, Toshiba, Imation, Maxtor, HP, Samsung, Sony, Transcend, Kingston, SanDisk, etc on Windows system. The software works well with various editions of Windows operating systems like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

Steps to restore data from Western Digital HDD on Windows system:

  • If your Western Digital hard drive gets corrupted completely, then connect it to healthy Windows system.
  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery application and install it to that Windows PC
  • Run the utility and stick to the on screen instructions  
  • Choose “Volume Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to rescue data depending on your data loss situation
  • The software displays all the logical and externally connected drives from the computer, choose the WD hard drive and click “Next”
  • The program scans the selected drive and shows all the restorable data from it
  • The software also provides option to search for preferred files and folders using “File Type View” and “Data Type View”
  • Select your desired files and browse for the destination location to save your retrieved files and folders (Not to the same Western Digital hard drive partition)


  • At the time of data loss from Western Digital hard drive you will feel the importance of  backup, so taking data backup is the essential thing that you must perform
  • Do not store new data after data loss on Western Digital hard disk drive
  • Install renowned antivirus application to prevent virus infection
  • Avoid installing unknown third party application in the WD hard drive to prevent loss of data

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