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How to Perform SimpleTech Data Recovery?

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Aug 04, 2023 • Filed to: Answer Hard Drive Problems • Proven solutions

My SimpleTech 320GB external hard drive stops working all of a sudden. Now when I try to open it, the computer tells me that I need to format it. I can’t format it because there are many photographs on it. Please tell me how I can get my pictures back!

Your problem is mainly caused by a system error. But please relax a little bit. You have a great chance to recover data from SimpleTech external hard drive before you decide to format it. Here is my advice: do not format your drive before you find a reliable SimpleTech data recovery program to retrieve your lost files.

In this article

Part 1. The Best SimpleTech Data HHD Recovery Software

Wondershare Recoverit data recovery software is a very good option for you to recover data from SimpleTech's external hard drive, no matter if data was lost because of formatting, deletion, system error, or other reasons. This trustful tool helps you recover almost every lost file from your SimpleTech external hard drive, including pictures, documents, videos, archive files, audio files, and more.

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Part 2. How to Recover Data from SimpleTech External Hard Drive?

I’ll show you how to recover lost files from your SimpleTech external hard drive with Recoverit Data Recovery for Windows. If you are a Mac user, you can also follow similar operations with the Mac version of the program.

Step 1 Connect SimpleTech external hard drive to the computer

Step 2 Select SimpleTech external hard drive

Select the SimpleTech hard disk where you lost your important files, documents, photos, videos, and the like.

select SimpleTech external hard drive

Step 3 Scan your SimpleTech external hard drive

Start to scan the HHD, you can also stop or pause the scanning process whenever you like.

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Recoverit data recovery will start a quick scan. If files on your SimpleTech external hard drive are lost because of formatting, you’ll need a deep scan.

Step 4 Preview and recover files from SimpleTech external hard drive

All found files on your SimpleTech external hard drive will be displayed in the window after scanning. You just need to mark the files you want to retrieve and click the "Recover" button to save them on your computer’s partition.

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