No one afford to lose their precious photos from their external hard drive, because the memory it captures can never come back again. Once it’s gone, it has gone. But you cannot let it go, if you are one such user who has lost or deleted his photo files from external hard drive. No need to get upset, it can be retrieved back using a good photo recovery application.
Many Windows users often consider external hard drives to be very safe and store their important photos and many other media files. However sometimes they are wrong, similar to any other drives, even external hard disk drives are not free from issues such as drive corruption and photo loss.
Reasons due to which photos are lost from external hard drive:
- Unintentional deletion of a photo file from your external hard disk, due to which it fails to get stored in the Recycle Bin
- Formatting the external hard drive due to “format error” or any other reason is another main reason for photo loss from external HD
- Using your external hard drive on different operating system like Mac and Windows also result in photo loss
- Virus infection on external hard drive containing your photo files also sometimes result in photo deletion or loss
- Interruption while photo transfer process from external hard drive to computer or vice versa
The first thing you can do after encountering the above mentioned scenario, is to immediately stop using your external hard drive to store any new data. Which might result in overwriting, once any photo is overwritten then recovery becomes very difficult. So act quickly and perform photo recovery from external hard drive.
Photo Recovery is a wonderful photo recovery application to retrieve photo files from external hard drive. The application not only helps in retrieving photos, but also helps you in recovering other media files such as music, video clips, documents etc. More to this the software also has the capacity to retrieve RAW image files captured using digital cameras such as Nikon, Fuji, Kodak, Samsung, Sony and many other. Furthermore runs on all the latest versions of Windows operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Photo recovery from external hard disk using the software:-
Connect the external hard drive to a healthy Windows computer -> Download Photo Recovery software and install the software to the connected computer -> Launch the software and follow to the on screen steps -> Click on “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to recover your deleted photo files or use “Lost Photo Recovery” option to restore lost files -> The program scans and displays all logical and connected drives present on your system -> Select the external hard drive from where photos are to be recovered and click on “Next” button -> The software scans the selected partition and shows all the photos from it -> Preview the photo files before saving them -> Browse for the destination location to save your recovered photo files.