Samsung S2 Portable Hard Drive Data Restoration

“Yesterday after connecting my Samsung S2 portable hard drive to Mac system, it was showing an error message i.e “Drive not formatted, format it now”. The situation is like a cat on wall; because if I click on Yes option complete data get erased from Samsung S2 portable hard disk, otherwise I cannot access the essential data preserved in it. Therefore, I was forced to format my Samsung S2 portable hard drive for further usage. But, I want to restore plenty of files and folders erased from Samsung S2 portable hard drive. So, any sort of help will be very grateful.”

The Samsung S2 Portable external hard disk is a high-performance storage device. Unlike usual desktop hard drives, the Samsung S2 external hard drive makes it achievable for you to directly add huge amount of data from system without taking much time. But, unintentional deletion of files or formatting the Samsung S2 external hard drive become depressing situation when you lose huge amount of data from it and doesn’t have backup copy.

Reasons for data loss from Samsung S2 portable hard drives are:

  • Mishandling of the device: Improper ejection or removal of Samsung S2 portable hard drive from system may tend to its file system corruption and the drive stops responding by throwing error warnings finally resulting in data loss
  • Device corruption: Samsung S2 portable hard drive may get corrupt due to external threats like viruses or malwares. As a result S2 external hard drive becomes inaccessible and leads to loss of your essential data

Common indications of a hardware and software malfunction are as follows:

  • The computer BIOS no longer identifies your Samsung S2 portable hard drive
  • After connecting the device to the system, it may display error messages or warnings
  • Samsung S2 external hard drive turned to RAW by specifying its file system status as RAW
  • Your Samsung S2 external hard disk drive takes extremely long time to mount or load it data on system

No matter what was the reason behind loss or deletion of data from Samsung S2 portable hard drive, your data can be retrieved with the aid of appropriate data recovery software such as Yodot Mac Data Recovery.

Overview about the software

Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool is best suited and most recommended data recovery software to restore all erased and missing data from Samsung S2 portable hard disk drives on Mac system. The tool rescues various kinds of data such as documents, compressed files, music files, video clips, images and many more. Furthermore this program not only extracts data from portable HDD’s, but also regains data from other storage devices such as internal hard disks, memory cards (SD, XD and CF), flash drives, etc on Macintosh machine. The software even recovers data from other brands of portable hard drives like Seagate, Western Digital, Imation, Iomega and other popular bands. It can run on different versions of Mac operating systems such as Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), and Mac OS X 10.5 (leopard).

Samsung S2 portable hard drive data retrieval process:

  • Attach your Samsung S2 portable hard drive to a healthy Mac computer and let it get detected
  • Download and install Yodot Mac Data Recovery software to that Macintosh machine
  • Launch the application and follow the main screen procedure
  • On main screen, select “Partition Recovery” option to get back missing data from Samsung S2 portable HDD or use “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to rescue your data from formatted Samsung S2 external hard disk
  • This program scans the system and displays all the volumes including Samsung S2 portable HDD
  • Select the volume represent your Samsung S2 portable hard drive and click on “Next” button
  • The application scans the selected volume and displays all the removed or missing data from it
  • Mark the files and folders which you want to bring back
  • Finally, save your retrieved files to desired destination location, but not to the same Samsung S2 portable hard drive which can result in overwriting of data

Precautionary steps:

  • It is advised to stop using your Samsung S2 external hard disk drive after any sort of data loss
  • In order to free from data loss always try to use genuine anti-virus software
  • Backup your valuable data to make successful data restoration at the time of data loss

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