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Author Topic: Lost Files from External Hard Drive on Mac  (Read 68 times)

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June 25, 2019, 07:37:14 am
We know External hard drives are not only useful for storing data but are an excellent way to transport files from one location to another. Here are our top picks for external hard drives to use with your Mac. However, if you have accidentally deleted a file, or files are lost from your formatted external hard drive, or if files become corrupted in your external hard drive? How do you recover the important data on your mac OS X?
 
Reasons for data loss in External Hard Drives:
 
       1. Accidently or intentionally deleted the files on external hard drive
       2. Accidentally formatted the external hard drive
       3. Due to read error or damaged, you can't open the external hard drive on Mac/windows
       4. Virus attacked the hard drive
       5. Pull out the external disk during use it
 
Data recovery from external hard drive on a Mac can be tricky. When facing those annoying data loss issues, the first thing you need to check is whether you have a backup on your mac, external hard drive, or other storage media. If you are lucky enough have backed it up before, you can easily restore them from the backup files. But if not, you can still ask help from Mac data recovery program for recovering lost data from external hard drive.
 
One thing to bear in mind is that if you have lost any data from the external hard drive, it is very important to avoid using the drive to avoid the lost data being overwritten by some other new data. Which would cause them unrecoverable.