What Is a Netgear NAS Device

As a well-known supplier of storage devices, Netgear provides a variety of network-attached storage systems for both individual and business users. A network-attached storage device, or NAS device, is a data storage device that connects to and is accessed over a network rather than being directly connected to a computer. Its charm lies in that it allows multiple individuals and PCs to deal with the files and documents on it simultaneously.

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By backing up all of your files to a Netgear NAS device, you can create a reliable cloud storage system for your home or company. Two lines of networked storage devices are provided under its ReadyNAS series. Desktop-class NAS towers are for corporate and home users, while the rackmount models are for large organizations that require highly scaled NAS solutions and rich functionality. 

Why Does My Netgear NAS Data Get Lost

The Netgear NAS is a powerful network-attached storage system that has been widely used by many users. But it can be very annoying when we find that files and documents stored in it get lost, especially those important ones. There are some common factors that may cause Netgear NAS data to be lost in our daily use.

1. Human's Mistake

When you are using the Netgear ReadyNAS device, you are very likely to cause NAS data loss by accident deletion of important files and documents, hard drive initialization, and inappropriate installation. In addition, when you are trying to change the current partition for another one with a larger storage capability, the data stored on the previous disk will also be possibly lost.

2. Power Failure

Problems like power failure, voltage fluctuations as well as overvoltage are very likely to cause NAS failure. As a result, the data stored in the NAS device will also get lost. 

3. Failure of the NAS device 

The failure of the NAS device itself is also one of the factors that may cause Netgear ReadyNAS data to be lost. Virus infection, systems breakdown, logical failure of the NAS system, even RAID failures, including the overheating of the RAID hard drive and incorrect RAID setup, are likely to cause data loss.

4. Firmware Upgrades

Users tend to upgrade firms to address NAS issues. However, this could also lead to complete data loss if you are not familiar with the right way of doing it.

Recover Deleted Data with Easy-To-Use NAS Data Recovery Software

You may find it annoying when you have to recover Netgear NAS data by yourself, especially if you completely have no idea of how to do it. Fortunately, the reliable NAS data recovery wizard provided by EaseUS functions well in dealing with NAS data recovery problems. Almost all the NAS manufacturers including Synology, Buffalo, QNAP, etc., are compatible with it. What's more, it supports Ext and Btrfs file systems and can be used any time you have come across problems with NAS data recovery.

As a professional system recovery software, EaseUS NAS recovery software is launched not only to enable you to recover NAS files and documents you've accidentally deleted but also to help you recover partitions and formatted drives, and repair corrupted files.

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Due to its specially developed data recovery techniques, EaseUS NAS data recovery software can effortlessly retrieve your lost data on any device. It can be applied to almost all the NAS server types, RAID levels, and RAID controllers are affected.

Advantages of Using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard:

  • No required downtime 
  • Support almost all of the NAS brands
  • Support Ext and Btrfs file system
  • Preview the lost NAS data before recovery
  • Recover lost or deleted NAS data without pulling out disks 

Recovering lost or deleted files and documents on a Netgear NAS device with the EaseUS NAS data recovery wizard can help save a lot of time.

Here is a step-by-step tutorial to help you learn how to use this safe and effective NAS data recovery software. 

Step 1. Select a NAS server and start recovering.

Download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your Windows 11/10 64-bit computer. When you open this software, select "NAS Recovery". All the NAS servers will be automatically listed, choose your target NAS device and click "Scan".

Select a NAS server and start recovering

Step 2. Enable SSH service on the NAS server.

Go to "Control Panel > Terminal & SNMP" to check the "Enable SSH service" box. Then view and remember the port for remote access open EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and click "Next".

Enable SSH service on the NAS server.

Step 3. Connect to the NAS server remotely.

This software will detect your IP and Port automatically. All you need to do is input the user name and password. If the IP address or Port is not right, you can correct it manually. Then, click "Connect Now".

Connect to the NAS server remotely.

Step 4. Recover lost/deleted NAS data

Then, EaseUS data recovery software will connect to your NAS and start a NAS device scanning. After the scan, you will see all the deleted, lost, or existing files on your NAS server. 

You can apply the "Filter" feature or click the "Search files or folders" option to find the lost files on the hard drive. Select wanted NAS files that you lost on the server and click "Recover" to save them to another location.

Click the "Recover" button to restore deleted NAS files.

Recover lost/deleted NAS data

Recover Netgear NAS Data with Recovery Service 

If you have come across the problem that some files cannot be restored through the EaseUS data recovery wizard. You can also try to restore Netgear NAS data with Recovery Service by following the full guidance of using it below.

EaseUS RAID Data Recovery Services

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Consult with EaseUS data recovery experts for one-on-one manual recovery service. We could offer the following services after FREE diagnosis. Our decades-experienced engineers are knowledgeable and can repair the damaged RAID structure and restore data from all RAID levels.

  • Restore data from all RAID levels, including RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 6, RAID 10, etc.
  • Recover data from enterprise RAIDs such as QNAP, Synology, WD, Buffalo, etc.
  • Retrieve lost RAID data caused by any issues
  • Fix disks that become GPT protected partitions
  • Recover data from RAID remotely, no need to ship


A Netgear NAS device can be very useful and efficient. However, when you are using it, you may come across NAS data loss problems caused by various reasons. To address NAS data recovery issues more effectively, you can try the EaseUS NAS data recovery tool.

It has been proven successful in restoring different kinds of lost or deleted data. Whenever you wish to retrieve from various scenarios like accidental deletion, RAID corruption, drive failure, formatting, disk damage, to name just a few.

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