Western Digital HD is unmountable
Good hard drives are usually mounted on the operating system at the time of the booting process, i.e., the file system of the hard drive partitions is mounted on the operating system during booting time. This mounting usually assists in gathering information about the partitions of the drive. If anything goes wrong with the hard drive then the operating system may fail to mount the hard drive. Likewise, a Western Digital hard drive, which is widely used these days, may fail to mount the operating system, due to some known or unknown reasons. In such a situation, access to the particular hard drive will be denied, which in turn results in data loss from the Western Digital hard drive.
What you will do in this situation to recover files from unmountable Western Digital hard drive?
There is one simple solution to get rid of this issue, the Western Digital Recovery Software helps in fetching data from unmountable drives. It uses its outstanding scanning algorithms to recover files from the unmountable Western Digital hard drive in a few simple steps. This software is designed using special algorithms such that it can recover various types of files including the PowerPoint files, images, audio and video files, PSD files, Excel sheets, etc. In addition to this, this tool allows you to recover data from a formatted Western Digital hard drive and from a corrupted WD hard drive with ease. Furthermore, a demo version of this tool is freely available; you can download it and run it to evaluate the efficiency of this tool.
Causes that lead to unmountable Western Digital hard drive are:
Virus and Malware Infection: The virus and malware are very dangerous programs, which can cause a severe threat to your Western digital hard drive. When your WD hard drive partition is severely damaged by these dreadful programs, then OS might fail to mount this corrupted hard drive partition. As a result, you will not be able to access that particular partition.
File System Corruption: Regularly changing the file system of your Western Digital hard drive partitions may end up in the file system corruption. Fluctuations in the power supply, frequent power outage etc. while accessing files from your Western Digital hard drive may also cause a severe threat to the file system of your WD hard drive. Finally, this may end up in inaccessible of the files saved in the hard drive. Sometimes, there are chances of your WD hard drive may mount on OS, but may go recognized by the OS. In such circumstances, you can employ this tool to recover data from unrecognized WD hard drive with ease.
Operating System Malfunctioning: In a very rare situation, The system OS may start malfunctioning, due to which it fails to mount your Western Digital hard drive. Generally, the operating system may occur due to various factors like virus attack, bad sectors, installation of non-licensed operating system, etc.
All of these data loss scenarios can be easily resolved if you have maintained a legitimate backup of all your essential files. Unfortunately, many of the users fail backup your files. In this particular situation, the Western Digital Recovery Tool comes handy to recover files from unmountable Western Digital hard drive quite easily and safely.
Notable Features of the Western Digital Recovery utility
This tool supports data recovery from an unmountable Western Digital hard disk on both Mac and Windows-based machines. It is capable of recovering data from different types of storage devices like external hard drives, flash drives, iPods, memory cards, FireWire drives, USB drives, and many more. Using this award-winning tool, you can retrieve data from Western Digital Scorpio Blue, WD Passport, Western Digital My Book, and all other Western Digital branded hard drives.
How to recover files from an unmountable Western Digital 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 Min Screen select, Recover Partitions option. Then, a list of all the available disk drives in the system are displayed. Now, select the WD Hard disk and hit Scan button to initiate the scannin process
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Now, the software scans the entire Western Digital Hard Disk to find all it's partitions. Once scanning is completed, a list of found partitions are displayed. Now, choose the partition from where files has to be recovered and click Scan button to begin the recovery process
Figure 2: Select Required WD Hard Drive Partition
Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning process, a list of recovered files are displayed. You can view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View.
Figure 3: List of Rescued Files
Step 4: Lastly, preview the recovered files and save them in any desirable location
Figure 4: Save Recovered Files