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.
- 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
EaseUS data recovery software is designed to recover lost files from all data loss situations. It supports to recover data back from local hard drive, external HDD, memory cards, and more
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.
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.
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.