How to Restore Data from Promise Pegasus J4 SSD?

Promise Technology is one of the leading solutions for storage media like hard drives specifically for Mac OS X computers. One of the best storage solutions is Pegasus J4 SSD drive that offers faster data transfer speed with ultimate performance. Promise Pegasus J4 is the only 4-bay Thunderbolt Storage device that can hold four internal drives of 2.5” SSD to offer convenient, faster performance. This Pegasus J4 SSD device works ultimately as a companion of Mac Mini and supports better backup facility for laptops by providing large storage capacity.

Storing data on Promise Pegasus J4 SSD is quite secure as it avoids any physical damage to the internal drives which are safely framed under strong outer chassis. Yet, there are certain issues that relates to data loss from Promise Pegasus J4 SSD device while using on OS X.

Given below are few scenarios of data loss from Promise Pegasus J4 drive:

  • Unintentional formatting: Wrongly selecting other drive when trying to format any particular internal drive present on J4 SSD will erase complete data stored on that selected drive
  • Deletion of wrong files: While trying to remove any unwanted files from Pegasus J4 SSD, users may accidentally select files that are important and end up losing them
  • Read / write process interruptions: While saving / accessing any data from externally connected Promise Pegasus J4 SSD device, any kind of interruptions like system termination due to power surge, dismounting of device from Mac, etc. can lead to data loss
  • Other possible reasons: Virus infection to the drive, file system corruption, software / hardware conflicts and others can also result in loss of files from J4 SSD storage device

Whenever data from Promise Pegasus J4 SSD drive is lost have a look for the backup. If there is no backup copy of lost / erased data, then it is suggested to go for any proficient Mac data recovery tool.

Which is the best utility to restore Promise Pegasus J4 SSD data on Mac?

Among multiple data recovery software for Mac, Yodot Mac Data Recovery can expertly perform data recovery from Promise Pegasus J4 SSD storage device on OS X. This utility is designed to extract all file types from SATA, SSD, SAS, IDE and other hard drive or external hard drive interfaces. It can restore data from various storage drives formatted with HFS, HFS+ and FAT file systems. The tool can also restore picture files, videos, songs, documents, presentation files, spread sheets, etc. on Snow Leopard, Leopard and Lion operated Mac Machines like MacBook Pro, Air, iMac and Mac mini.

Guidelines to perform Promise Pegasus J4 SSD data recovery on Mac system:

  • Connect your Promise Pegasus J4 SSD drive externally to a Macintosh machine
  • Download Yodot Mac Data Recovery software onto that Mac system on which J4 SSD is connected
  • Install and run the utility by following onscreen steps
  • In the main screen, you will find two options; “Volume Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Click and select appropriate option according to data loss scenario
  • Then select the drive / volume associated with Promise Pegasus J4 SSD drive from which data is lost
  • Then select the mode of scan between Standard scan and Advance scan options
  • Further, make your selection for recovering required files by specifying file types, else click for Mark all option
  • Also, if you wish you can add new file type that is not listed by software
  • Clicking next, you will see status bar that shows scanning process of SSD
  • After completion of scan process, restored files will be displayed in a list
  • Toggle between Data view and File Type view options to go through selected files
  • Soon after that, select required files and save restored files on Mac system drive

Important Note:

  • Do not perform unnecessary format, reformat and repartition processes on Promise Pegasus J4 SSD without proper backup
  • Follow safe removal of drive when connected on Mac systems
  • Make use of safe antivirus programs to avoid virus infection to J4 SSD drive