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Top 2 Ways to Recover Data When Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes

Top 2 Ways to Recover Data When Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes

March 1, 2017 10:25 am / Posted by Bobby Hills to Card Tips
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Have you ever encountered such a situation, when you connected your hard drive to the computer, it shows 0 bytes used space as well as free space. Then you may attempt to connect the hard drive to another computer to check, but you received the same error. You may wonder why the issue occurred and want to find a solution to get back all lost data from the SSD, HDD, HHD showing 0 byte space, please read on and let's find out together.

Part 1: Reasons for Hard Drive Showing 0 Bytes

This error may be caused by many reasons, like:

Part 2: Why Can the Data Be Recovered from Hard Drive with 0 Bytes Error?

Actually, even the hard drive/USB flash drive shows 0 bytes, its data are still saved here. So, you still have the possibility to recover disappeared data from hard drive. Please note that DON'T format your drive, once you format it, its original data could be overwritten, and there is no way to recover them.

Before recovering data from drive showing 0 bytes, you are able to connect your hard drive to other computer to check whether your computer can read files or data. If no files are there or it still shows 0 bytes, you may need to recover what you lost from external hard drive.

Part 3: Solutions to Recover Data When Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes

Solution 1: Recover Data When Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes with Card Data Recovery

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Solution 2: Recover Data When Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes by Changing the Drive Letter

This could be because of Drive letter alignment. You may try to change the drive letter for your external drive and restart the system and check whether it shows the space. To change the drive letter, follow the steps below.

Do you have any suggestions or issues, please leave it in the comments section below. Much appreciated!

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