Western Digital Disk Recovery: How to Recover Data from WD Elements

Can I Recover Files from Western Digital External Hard Drive?

" I have a 500 GB WD Elements external hard drive. I have about 40 folders with many valuable files on it. This morning when I opened it I found that more than 10 folders were disappeared. I’m also sure that I haven’t deleted any of them. Would someone be able to tell me how I can recover files from a WD Elements external hard drive? I will appreciate any help you'd be able to extend. Thanks."

Well, system error can be the main reason for your folder disappearing. However, you don’t have to be too worried about it. My suggestion for you is to stop using your WD Elements external hard drive and look for a utility to help you immediately. Because as long as your lost folders have not been overwritten by new data on your drive, you can possibly retrieve them with a WD Elements data recovery program.

The Best Western Digital Hard Drive Recovery Software

Recoverit data recovery is a Western Digital disk recovery tool that enables you to recover WD Elements data in an easy and risk-free way. Files on your WD Elements external hard drive might be lost because of your accidental or intentional deletion, drive formatting, virus attack or system error, and this program is just what you need. It recovers all file forms from your WD Elements external hard drive, including images, videos, audio files, documents, txt files, etc.

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How to Recover Data from Western Digital Hard Drive

Download and install Recoverit data recovery on your computer, launch it and follow the next steps to scan your WD Elements hard drive to performWestern Digital Disk Recovery.

  1. With Recoverit hard disk recovery, please select a data recovery mode. To recover Western digital disk, you can select "External Devices Recovery" mode to start.
  2. select external devices recovery

    Please make sure your Western Digital hard drive connected to the computer, click "Next" button to process.

    connect western hard drive to the computer

  3. Select your Western Digital(WD) Elements external hard drive, click "Start" button to finding data.
  4. connect western hard drive to the computer

  5. Recoverit data recovery will start a quick scan to search lost data. You can preview some recoverable files after the scan.
  6. quick scan lost data from western hard drive

  7. If you cannot find your files, you can go to scan again with "All-Around Recovery" mode. It will scan and search more files from Western hard drive, but it will take more to complete scan.
  8. deep scan with all-around recovery

  9. Recover files from Western Digital Elements external hard drive
  10. After scanning, the found contents on your WD Elements external hard drive will be displayed in the window. You can check whether your lost files can be recovered or not from file names.

    Then you just need to mark the files you want to recover from WD Elements external hard drive and hit the "Recover" button to save them to your computer.

    recover files from Western Digital elements disk

Note: To avoid recovered files from being overwritten, please do not save them back to your WD Elements external hard drive during the recovery process.

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