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Easy Way to Recover Files from Dead External Hard Drive

February 16, 2017 04:25 pm / Posted by Bobby Hills to Card Tips
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"My external hard drive corrupted due to unknown reason and not recognized by my computer. The light is still blinking and I can hear the motor inside is still spinning, but it doesn't show up on disk management. Does anybody know how to retrieve data from crashed hard drive?"

Many people usually backup data to an external hard drive as it's inexpensive and has a large size. However, external hard drive could respond slowly and then stop working when the head stacks or control circuit damaged. Sometimes it even makes grinding noise after connecting to PC. In these situations, we strongly recommend you recover files from the dead external hard drive first with Card Data Recovery. This professional data recovering tool is designed to extract various kinds of files from corrupted hard disk, memory cards, USB drive, mobile phones, digital cameras and computer with high quality quickly.

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Part 1: How to Restore Data from Dead Hard Drive

Now all the important docs have been restored to computer successfully. If you want to save the data in the inaccessible external hard drive, it's highly recommended to format the storage devices first.

Part 2: Quick Guide to Find External Hard Drive in Computer

If the hard drive not responding or showing up in PC, you can quickly find it according to the following guide:

Method 1: Make Dead External Drive to Appear in Disk Management Tool


Method 2: Uninstall Drivers to Fix Corrupted Hard Drive

Summary

We've explained how to recover lost data from an unrecognized external hard drive and introduced 2 solutions to find external drive in PC. Any problems on this post are warmly welcomed.

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