Free recover files from corrupted external hard drive

The fact that external hard drive becomes corrupted is not entirely uncommon, owing to the eventual wear and tear that impairs the functionality of the moving parts within the drive. Recovering files from your corrupted external hard drive with free software can become your best choice when you failed to first recover the external hard drive using the options in your computer's operating system.

Data loss from external hard drive

External hard drives are used almost universally in our daily life because we could store, transfer our important files with convenience and quickness. While we enjoy the advantage they bring to us, we also encounter the trouble they make, because data loss in an external hard drive cannot be avoided. For example, delete files accidently, format, corrupt of external hard drive and other physical reasons all will lead to files lost.

Tips:

  • Store the external hard drive away from direct sunlight.
  • Never unplug an external hard drive while files are being accessed because this will corrupt its data.
  • A magnet will erase all data on an external hard disk, so keep them far away.

Recover files from corrupted external hard drive with EaseUS freeware

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Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the file types you want to recover. Then click "Next" button to move to the next step.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard helps to recover files from corrupted external hard drive.

Step 2. Select the disk where you lost your data and click "Scan" button, the software will quickly scan the selected disk to find all your target files. If you lost your partition, select "Lost Disk Drives" and "Scan" to continue the recovery process.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard helps to recover files from corrupted external hard drive which guides to choose volume where the external hard drive is.

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable files one by one and select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back once. Here you should save all the recovered files on another disk to avoid data overwriting.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard helps to recover files from corrupted external hard drive by guiding to restore found data and files.

If your files are over 2GB, and you are sure this software can help you undelete your files, you should export your searching result when you buy the full version you can import the result for continuous previous recovery (How to export and import the result). EaseUS also provides a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with its products.

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