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- Recover Data from USB
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- Hard Drive Not Showing Up in Windows
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- Recover Deleted Files in Windows 10/11
- Recover Files from Virus Infected Hard Drive
- Best Free Photo Recovery Software
- Recover Files from Formatted Hard Drive
Large-capacity disks are being used more and more widely, especially Western Data hard drive and external hard drive. These large-capacity disks are good choices for data backup and large file storage. They are used so frequently that data loss issues often happen. These problems include WD external hard drive not working, WD passport did not recognize 10. Therefore, a lot of people want to acquire hard drive recovery software that can restore terabytes of data.
Is there Data Recovery for 5 TB Video Files? (from Tom's Guide)
"Hi, just got freaky accident - lost all my backup video files, total about 5.5 TB. Nothing is corrupted. I was moving files from 8TB HDD to 10TB HDD and forgot to initialize the 10TB HDD, somehow files were transferred. Then I deleted files from 8TB and started write tests on 8TB. In a few minutes, I wanted to open a 10TB HDD and it was not listed. I stopped writing the test on 8TB..."
Why You Choose a Large-capacity HDD (5TB or More)
A hard drive is where the device stores your photos, videos, and document files. More and more people are choosing a larger hard drive because of the following advantages.
- A 5TB HDD can hold up to 125 games. Thus, you can save old favorites and still have room for new titles.
- High-performance HDD can optimize your console or PC gaming experience.
- Portable and durable form factor provides fast access to your files, anywhere you go.
- Purpose-built for gamers based on WD quality and reliability so you can play without limits.
In general, people choose larger disks for three main reasons: convenience, capacity, and data transfer.
Possible Reasons of Data Loss on WD External Hard Drive
Data loss issues can happen at any time and anywhere. The main causes of WD external or internal hard drive data loss are listed as follows.
- Delete important files from WD external hard drive by accident
- Connect WD external hard drive to a computer and found it show as unknown.
- Files are not showing up on WD external hard drive accidentally.
- Your computer gets attacked by a virus/ransomware.
Reliable Western Digital External Hard Drive Recovery Software
Here comes the problem - how to recover 5TB data from a Western Digital hard drive. All you need is data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. This hard disk data recovery software recovers data from almost all brands of hard drive, including Seagate, Western Digital, Sony, and more.
EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard
- Retrieve lost or deleted files, documents, photos, audio, music, emails effectively
- Recover files from SD card, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera, and more
- Support data recovery for sudden deletion, formatting, hard drive corruption, virus attack, system crash under different situations
Download the WD data recovery software to get back unlimited data.
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.
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.
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.
Also read: Repair WD HDD Without Losing Data
How to Protect Your Data (WD Backup)
Rather than losing data, you should take precautions before it happens. Therefore, you are advised to make a backup in advance. Since you are going to back up terabytes of data, you'd better use backup and recovery software. EaseUS Todo Backup is a reliable data backup program to back up and restore files fast on a Windows-based computer. Follow the steps to make a WD hard drive backup.
Step 1. To initiate a backup, click the Select backup contents option.
Step 2. There are four data backup categories, File, Disk, OS, and Mail, click File.
Step 3. On the left, both local and network files will be shown. You may extend the directory to pick the backup files.
Step 4. Follow the on-screen instructions and choose a location to store the backup.
Click Options to encrypt the backup with a password in Backup Options, then click Backup Scheme to specify the backup schedule and start the backup at a certain event. There are also other additional choices you may choose to tailor the backup process to your requirements.
Step 5. The backup may be stored on a local disk, EaseUS' online service, or NAS.
Step 6. EaseUS Todo Backup enables customers to back up data to a third-party cloud drive as well as its own cloud drive.
If you want to back up data to a cloud drive provided by a third party, choose Local Drive, scroll down to add Cloud Device, and then add and log in to your account.
You can also choose the EaseUS cloud drive. Sign up for an EaseUS Account, then click EaseUS Cloud and log in.
Step 7. Click Backup Now to begin the backup process. The backup job will be presented as a card on the left side of the panel after it has been finished. Right-click the backup job to handle it further.
As we all know, the WD hard drive is widely used as an internal and external hard drive. You can save large amounts of important data on the Western Digital hard drive. It's also a great idea to make a backup or transfer large files to another drive or PC.
However, accidents are unpredictable. Your files could get lost due to various reasons. At this time, you should download and run WD hard drive recovery software to complete WD 5TB data recovery easily and quickly.
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Author Jean has been writing tech articles since she was graduated from university. She has been part of the EaseUS team for over 5 years. Her special focuses are data recovery, disk partitioning, data space optimization, data backup and Mac OS. By the way, she's an aviation fan!
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