HGST Hard Drive Recovery: How Do I Recover Data from HGST Hard Drive

Data loss issue is an occurrence that happens in Windows and Mac. No need to worry about how to do the recovery job. See the straightforward HGST hard drive recovery tool. More than that, you can get the HGST hard drive repair steps here.

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"Help! Need to Recover Data. It will not power up and my local computer shop said to look on google for some data recovery companies......Since there are so many IT bods on here, I thought  i would ask......so any recommendations, do i have any options?"

Fortunately, as the HGST warranty website said, "HGST does not perform any data recovery services", you should look for third-party software or professionals who provide the data recovery service. So what this page can offer for you - a reliable data recovery tool. With its help, you can easily do the HGST hard drive recovery by step-step tutorial. We also provide video tutorials for users who tend to watch YouTube videos.

About HGST Hard Drive Recovery

HGST (Hitachi Global Storage Technologies), was acquired by WD in 2012, mainly product hard disk drives solid-state drives, and external hard drives. According to the authentic data, its lifespan can last three to five years.

Are HGST Drives Reliable?

Yes, HGST hard drive is reliable. Based on Backblaze's reliability study, HGST performs well. Even it is not the best one among the hard drive rankings and does not have WD's brand, and Seagate, Toshiba, Samsung are always on the list, you can trust Hitachi hard drive.

The Culprits of HGST Hard Drive Data Loss

HGST is a solid storage device to store an amount of data, but it also vulnerable to data loss. Let me analyze the causes of why your Hitachi hard drive gets files missing.

  • Accidental Deletion of Files: If you press Delete, you can find your deleted files from Recycle Bin. Once you’ve press Shift + Delete, your files are permanently deleted.
  • Accidental or Intentional Format: When it comes to hard drive corruption, you may choose to format the hard disk with some advice or you just accidentally click the format option while browsing the setting menu.
  • Virus Attack: The virus hides in the unknown website, phishing scams, and malware to infect internal or external devices. That could cause the HGST hard drive to turn unreadable or damaged.
  • System Crash or Unexpected Shutdown: Due to OS crash or power failure, it can accumulate some bad sectors or inaccessible error on HGST Drive.

HGST hard drive is stuck in several data loss scenarios due to different reasons. Then how to recover deleted/lost data from HGST hard drive? We gonna introduce a user-praised software, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, to you, both in-depth guide and video tutorial you can choose.  

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Many users consider the data is gone forever and don't trust the third-party software to do with alert. Your hope is not lost. No matter what operation you've taken on your hard disk, permanent deletion or careless format, the data is recoverable even emptied Recycle Bin, You can retrieve files with the EaseUS data recovery tool.

See more highlights of EaseUS Data Recovery:

  • Retrieve data for more file missing issues like virus attack, human error, hard drive crash, operating system upgrade, power failure.
  • Praised by flexible scanning modes - Quick scan and advanced scan. Smart algorithms lead to fast results and the sector-by-sector scan provides detailed recovery.

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See the video tutorial about hard drive recovery first. (If your current environment is not convenient to watch the video, swipe to the next section to view the text guide.

How Do I Recover Data from HGST Hard Drive

Step 1. Scan the hard drive partition

Select the drive on your hard disk where you lost or deleted files. Click "Scan" and let EaseUS data recovery software scan for all lost data and files on the selected drive.

select a location and scan hard drive

Step 2. Check the results

When the scan completes, you can apply the "Filter" feature or click the "Search files or folders" option to find the lost files on the hard drive.

Find and preview all lost hard drive data

Step 3. Restore lost hard drive data

Select wanted files that you lost on the drive and click "Recover" to save them to another location.

Restore lost hard drive data.

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How to Recover Data from Hitachi Hard Drive

Frequently Asked Question about HGST Hard Drive

How long is Hgst Warranty

Warranties vary, so you'll need to visit the website to see the warranty period for a particular product and prepare a proof of purchase. Browse the specific brand.

How to Recover Data from Unreadable HGST/Hitachi Hard Drive

Run the EaseUS data recovery software and click the Scan button to scan the data from the unreadable hard disk. Carry the selected file and click the Recover button. Remember to save it to a fresh location.

If you are also trying to repair your devices, you can format them by disk management.

  • Press Windows + X and choose Disk Management.
  • Right-click your Hitachi disk volume and choose Format... (Choose New Simple Volume if it is gray.)
  • Set your volume label, file system, and allocation unit size.

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Recover Data Now!

In this post, we've introduced hard drive recovery software for you. Whether you ever face any data loss issue, you can try it immediately. If your recoverable files are less than 2GB, you can download EaseUS free version. If you need a person-to-person data service, click online chat and chat with our team.

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