How to Perform Seagate Expansion Data Recovery

Seagate drive recovery tool is a good way to aid you in recovering data from Seagate Expansion hard drive. Read a little further and get the best Seagate recovery software.

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Dec 23, 2022 • Filed to: Answer Hard Drive Problems • Proven solutions

How Do I Recover Deleted Files from Seagate External Hard Drive?

My 500GB Seagate Desktop Expansion external hard drive is not detected suddenly. I have tried changing the cable in case of USB cable but it is useless. The light is on but the PC is not detecting it. I have tried it on other computers too. I need to retrieve files on it. They're very important and I have no other backups, please help me! Thanks.

Seagate external hard drive is not recognized and data gets lost? You don't have to worry about it. It seems that your hard drive has been logically damaged and you do have a chance to recover data from Seagate external hard drive if data on it is lost because of logical damage, deletion, formatting, corruption, system error, or virus attack. Because as long as data is not overwritten by new data on your drive, it is still recoverable with a Seagate Expansion hard drive data recovery program.

Part 1. Seagate Expansion External Hard Drive Recovery Program

A hoard of data recovery tools claims that they can help you get back data without any hassle. But in fact, not all of them can accomplish the goal and recover data from the hard drive in many cases. Recoverit Data Recovery is an exception. Regardless of how your data gets lost, Recoverit Data Recovery, with the 96% recovery rate, can deep scan your storage devices and retrieve the lost or damaged data. Moreover, it supports to restore 500+ formats of files for you to get almost all the data back. When your data is lost from Seagate external hard drive, you can try this Seagate recovery software and retrieve the lost files back.

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

1. Video Tutorial on External Hard Drive Recovery

To recover data from Seagate Expansion external hard drive, you can watch this video tutorial which will demonstrate the steps in detail.


2. How to Perform Seagate File Recovery for Windows

Download and install Recoverit Seagate Data Recovery on your computer, connect your Seagate hard drive to it, and launch the Seagate Hard Drive Recovery software to start retrieving your data.

This Seagate recovery tool has Windows and Mac versions. This article will show you how to perform Seagate file recovery for Windows. If you wonder Mac external hard drive recovery, please turn to this page: How to Recover Files from External Hard Drive on Mac.


Step 1. Select Seagate Expansion external hard drive

Your Seagate Expansion drive will be listed in the window. You only need to select a drive letter for it and click the "Start" button to begin scanning it.

Note: Please make sure your Seagate external hard drive has been connected to and can be recognized by your computer.

Step 2. Scan the Seagate external hard drive

The selected Seagate Expansion drive will be scanned and the scanned data will be displayed. You just need to wait for a while for the completed scanning.

Quickly scan Seagate drive

After the quick scan finishes, if the files from Seagate hard drive can't be found yet, you can shift the "External Devices Recovery" mode to "All-Around Recovery". It will help you search for more files on the selected Seagate Expansion hard drive.

Step 3. Recover data from Seagate Expansion external hard drive

After the scanning, files on your Seagate Expansion external hard drive will be listed in "File View" or "Tree View" categories in the window.

You only need to mark files you are going to retrieve from your Seagate Expansion drive and click the "Recover" button to select a destination on your computer to save them.

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