Western Digital My Book Essential is the most widely used external hard drive across the globe. Because of its portability, it could be connected and used on any PC or laptop to perform the data transfer process. However, in spite of the advanced features unfortunately, sometimes you might mistakenly format or reformat Western Digital My Book Essential external hard drive without taking a proper backup. Now, soon after facing data loss are you looking out for an efficient way to achieve data recovery Western Digital My Book Essential? In that case, here is an excellent solution Western Digital Recovery tool that is capable enough to perform data recovery from a Western Digital MyBook Essential hard drive within few clicks.
This software uses its advanced scanning algorithms to scan the WD external hard drive and recover data from it with great ease. Besides, data recovery Western Digital My Book Essential you can employ this software to recover data from other portable drive brands including Western Digital My Book Studio, Western Digital My Book Home, Western Digital My Book Passport Portable, etc.
Circumstances under which users usually lose their precious data from Western Digital Mybook Essential Hard Drive:
- Improper Ejection of the WD My Book Essential drive: At certain times, while transferring some of your precious data from WD My Book Essential drive to your system end up abruptly removing portable drive during the data transfer process can lead to data loss. In addition, you can employ this software to retrieve files from Western Digital My Book World external drive within a couple of mouse clicks.
- Accidental Deletion: Sometimes, while removing the redundant unwanted data from your WD My Book Essential drive end up choosing essential data and click on "Shift + Delete" or "Command + Shift + Delete" option. This can lead to a permanent deletion of the entire data within no time. However, you can use this adavanced application to retrieve erased files from the WD My Passport Ultra Metal Edition drive after using the "Shift + Delete" option.
- Virus Intrusion: This can be the worst situations faced by any WD My Book Essential drive user as whenever you connect the portable drive to any virus infected PC or end up downloading and storing any virus infected file to WD My Book Essential drive can severely corrupt it leading to a data loss. However, you can employ this powerful tool to restore data from severe virus infected WD Velociraptor external hard drive at you fingertips.
Western Digital Recovery - Free Software to Recover Data from WD MyBook Essential Hard Drive
Apart from these, other reasons behind the Western Digital My Book Essential data loss could be file system corruption, unintentional formatting, etc. To overcome these reasons, its wiser choice to take a proper backup of important data from Western Digital My Book Essential and store on your system or other drive. In addition, avoid further usage to avoid overwriting new files on the lost or deleted files. But, unfortunately unable to do so, stop feeling bad! Because here is a one-stop solution Western Digital Recovery tool to carry out data recovery Western Digital My Book Essential drive effortlessly. In addition, you can employ this software to retrieve erased files from Western Digital hard drive of various types like PATA, IDE, SCSI and IDE of various manufacturing brands like Seagate, Buffalo, Maxtor, Hitachi, LaCie, Samsung, Iomega, Sony etc. with utmost ease.
Moreover, with the help of this simple user interface you can restore data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, HFS+ and HFSX partitions/volumes. It has the potential to retrieve data from external drive like USB flash drive, FireWire drive, SSD, PATA, etc.. Further, you can utilize this ready to use interface to achieve data recovery from Western Digital My Book Essential drive on different versions of Mac OS X like Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra etc. with ease. It supports to restore WD My Book Essential drive data on the latest versions of Windows OS 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2007, 2003, etc.
NOTE: If you have lost your precious files from Western Digital My Book hard drive and really want to restore those files back, then immediately stop using the hard drive in order to avoid overwriting of the files. If the files deleted/lost on Western Digital hard drive are replaced with the new files, then it's highly impossible to regain them back. So, better stop using the Western Digital hard drive once you lose your valuable files from it to increase the chance of recovery.
Steps to Recover Data from Western Digital MyBook Essential Hard Drive
Step 1: Download and install this software on your system and then launch the tool to open its main screen as shown in below figure. From the Main Screen select, Select the western digital hard drive from the home menu and click on the Scan button
Figure 1: Main Screen
Note: If you are unable to find your WD hard drive, click on the Can’t Find Drive? option.
Step 2: Once the scan starts you can click on the Dynamic Recovery View to recover files from WD external hard drive during the scanning process itself.
Figure 2: Scanning Screen
Step 3: After the scanning process, you can see your lost data under the Lost and Found folder or Lost Partition folder.
Figure 3: List of Rescued Files
Step 4: Moreover, you can use the Preview feature of this tool to preview the recovered files from your WD hard disk for free.
Figure 4: Preview Recovered Files
Step 5: If you are satisfied with the recovery results select the files you want to restore and click on the Recover button. Now select a location of your choice where you want to save your recovered files and save them by clicking on the Save button.
Figure 5: Save Recovered Files