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Buffalo External Hard Drive Data Recovery

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Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Answer Hard Drive Problems • Proven solutions

Summary: If you're searching for a surefire way to recover data from Buffalo's external hard drive, you really come to the right place. In this article, you can get the best hard drive data recovery software and learn how to recover data from Buffalo hard drives.

I need to recover my work files from my external hard drive. It is a Buffalo 160GB drive. For some reason, I deleted my work files from it. Is there still a way to get my files back? Any idea is appreciated. Many thanks.

Buffalo is one of the most popular external hard drive brands. But as a Buffalo external hard drive user, you might have encountered data loss issues, just as in the mentioned case. You are frustrated because you guess all files might be gone forever. But it's not actually the only truth. The reality about files lost from your Buffalo is that they are just marked as inaccessible data before new data overwrites them. So, if you have not used your Buffalo external hard drive, you can possibly retrieve lost data from it with a data recovery program.

Part 1. Perform Buffalo Data Recovery with Recoverit

Recoverit Data Recovery and Data Recovery for Mac is a Buffalo external hard drive data recovery program that enables you to recover deleted, formatted, and corrupted files from your Buffalo external hard drive. With its user-friendly and risk-free features, you can recover all lost, fragmented, or deleted files, including videos, photos, music, document files, emails, and many other types of files from Buffalo's external hard drive safely and completely. More amazingly, it allows you to preview the recoverable files before recovery and thus make a selective recovery.

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Part 2. How to Recover Data from Buffalo External Hard Drive

1. Video Guide to External Hard Drive Recovery

No matter which kind of external hard drive recovery, HDD or SSD, you are allowed to follow the video tutorial and then get your deleted data back.

2. How to Retrieve Data from Buffalo External Hard Disk

To start Buffalo hard drive recovery using Recoverit Data Recovery, you should get it downloaded and installed on a working computer first. Then, you can resort to the next simple guide to help you do the job effortlessly, effectively, and efficiently.

For Mac users, you can also refer to the below steps, since there is not much difference. Also, this guide can also help you a lot if need be: How to Recover Files from External Hard Drive on Mac.
    1. Choose "External Devices Recovery" mode

To recover deleted files from Buffalo's external hard drive, connect the hard drive to your computer and select "External Devices Recovery" mode to start.

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    1. Select your Buffalo external hard drive

In this step, you just need to choose your Buffalo external hard drive and click the "Start" button to let the program scan files on it.

Note: Please ensure that your Buffalo external hard drive can be recognized by the computer.

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    1. Scan Buffalo's external hard drive

Recoverit will start a quick scan on the Buffalo external hard drive. It will just take you a few minutes.

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If files were lost because of drive formatting, you can switch to "Formatted Disk Recovery" or "All-around Recovery" mode after the quick scan. The all-around scan can search for more deleted or lost files for you on the Buffalo hard drive.

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    1. Recover data from Buffalo's external hard drive

When the scanning is over, found contents on your Buffalo external hard drive will all be displayed in the window.
You just need to mark the files you want to reclaim, and then click "Recover" to choose a new drive and keep those recovered files.

retrieve data from buffalo external hard drive

None of the external hard drives can avoid data loss, even if they are well protected with much effort. Buffalo external hard drive is no exception. The good news is that you are able to get lost data back. With Recoverit Data Recovery, Buffalo external hard drive data recovery can be quite an easy task to do. Download it now and recover deleted files in less than no time.

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