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How To Recover Data From Damaged Computer Hard Drive

  • To recover data, you can use the EaseUS data recovery software.
  • First, navigate to the official site and download the EaseUS software using the EaseUS Download button.
  • Install it on your system using the prompts that are displayed.
  • Launch the EaseUS software and the Select a Location to Start Finding Data screen will appear.
  • Make sure you have connected your WD hard drive to the computer using a USB cable.
  • Your hard drive will be listed under the Hard Disk Drives section. If it is not available, then tap the Refresh icon.
  • Tap the Scan button after selecting the drive.
  • Once the data scan process is over, the results will be displayed on your screen.
  • Preview the data or files that you wish to recover and select them using the checkbox available next to it.
  • Click the Recover button present at the bottom of the screen and choose a destination to save the files. Make sure not to store the corrupted drive again.
  • The data recovery process is now complete.
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How to recover data from corrupted PC Hard drive

Perform the following steps to recover data from a corrupted PC hard drive.

  • First, download and install Disk Drill for Windows and Mac Operating systems.
  • Next, open the Disk Drill recovery software, choose the creased or corrupted hard disk and click it.
  • For Windows version, search for the Lost Data button, and for the Mac version, click the Recover button.
  • Now, view the files using the Quick or Deep scan.
  • The Disk drill will do a complete disk scan and report it once the recovery process is done.
  • Next, click the Recover button to restore the lost data.
  • Open the folder to check whether all the selected data have been recovered.
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How to recover data from inaccessible WD PC hard drive

Do the following guidelines to restore data from the inaccessible WD PC hard drive.

  • On Windows 10/8.1/8/7 operating system, press the Windows+R keys together to open the Run box.
  • Type diskmgmt.msc and then tap Enter.
  • Now, right-click the WD External hard drive to view the Context menu.
  • From the Context menu, choose Format.
  • Proceed with the on-screen instructions on the Wizard.
  • Select the correct file system and finish the repairing process using Disk Management.
  • Now, open the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for the Western Digital hard drive data recovery once the installation is complete.
  • Right-click the WD hard drive partition from the Hard Disk Drives list.
  • Next, click the Scan button to proceed.
  • Now, select the files that you want to recover and click the Recover button..
  • Check whether all the selected data has been restored.
  • You can also preview the files you wish to recover.
  • To preview the file, right-click on it, and choose the Preview option.