Retrieve Data from Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex

FreeAgent GoFlex is among the popular external hard disk drive manufactured by Seagate. External hard drives are fast, reliable, portable and have the ability to store huge amount of data like photos, songs, movies, games, applications etc. Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex has many advantages compared to other external hard drives. For example these drives can protect your data and privacy; can flexibly work on both Windows and Mac platforms. However, the problem of data loss is not free from even these high end external hard drives. If you are one such Seagate user who has lost all data, then no need to get disappointed as you can recover them back with the help of a data recovery program!

How data loss happens from Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex hard drive?

  • Human Mistakes: Human errors such as erasing files or folders from your Seagate Freeagent hard disk by mistake
  • Format: Unintentionally formatting partitions on Seagate GoFlex external hard drive or intentionally to free it from format errors or corruption
  • Drive Corruption: Corruption to external hard drive leads to inaccessibility and data loss. Usually these corruption are caused because of virus attacks on the external hard disk
  • Wrong Usage: Using your GoFlex external hard drive on different operating system platform like Windows and Mac
  • Transfer Error: Data from your Freeagent hard disk might be lost, if there is any interruption while copying contents of your internal drive to external hard drive
  • Other Reasons: Other reasons include hardware failure, OS crash, power failure, reformatting, file system conversion and so on

As said earlier, data from these Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external hard drives can be recovered back with the aid of data recovery software. Yodot Mac Data Recovery software should be your first choice when you want to recover corrupt hard drive on Mac. This recovery software easily retrieves data from your Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex hard drive lost due to any data loss reason. The tool performs deep scan of your external hard drive and recovers all data like songs, movies, games, videos, documents, pictures and other files from it. Additionally, it also retrieves files and folders from famous brands of hard drives and external hard drives. It supports recovery of data from USB drives, iPods, memory cards, digital multimedia devices etc on Mac operating systems.

How to use the software:

  • Download Yodot Mac Data Recovery software and install it to your Mac machine
  • Connect your Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external hard drive to that system via USB
  • Open the installed application and stick to the given procedure
  • Choose “Volume Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to recover your data based on the data loss scenario
  • The software scans and shows all the logical, physical and external drives connected to the system
  • Choose the external drive which represents your Seagate Freeagent GoFlex device and click “Next”
  • The application again scans and shows all the recoverable data in two different view types
  • Use “Data Type” tab to view your recoverable files in hierarchical format or use “File Type View”  tab to view your retrievable files based on file extension format
  • Toggle between the two views and choose the files you want to recover
  • Finally, save your rescued files to your desired destination location

Suggestions:

  • Use an UPS device to avoid data loss due to power failure
  • Don’t save your recovered files back to your same Seagate FreeAgent GoFlex external hard drive, which results in overwriting
  • Avoid adding any new data to your external hard drive after data loss situation
  • Don’t interrupt while transferring or moving files from your Seagate Freeagent GoFlex device