How to Recover Data from WD My Book Essential Hard Drive?
Lost some important information from your WD My Book Essential after antivirus scan? Or missed them due to the attack of some malicious malwares? If you have lost your data due to any of these reasons then just stay calm. It is absolutely possible to restore data from WD My Book Essential. You can perform WD My Book Essential data recovery easily using recover WD which is meant to get back lost or deleted data from any WD external hard drive. Most of the times data that we store on a WD My Book Essential is lost due to antivirus scanning. What happens is, when we connect any WD My Book Essential to a computer or laptop which is protected by some antivirus tools, the external hard drive is scanned thoroughly. During this scan if the antivirus application which is installed on the computer or laptop finds that the external hard drive is virus infected then it will remove off major files and folders from it. This is how files and folders are deleted from this device. But as mentioned earlier it is quite possible to get back data from WD My Book Essential hard drive. Any file type that you need to restore from this device can be recovered. Just by using recover WD and by following certain simple instructions you can bring back all the lost data from Western Digital within few seconds.
Sometimes crucial information on a WD My Book Essential gets deleted accidentally. Because of users mistakes the files and folders get instantly deleted. Apart from accidental deletion the data on this device also gets deleted due to third party applications. These third party tools result in deletion of different file types from WD My Book Essential. Some data such as media files often get deleted while they are being moved from WD My Book Essential to some computer or laptop. In all these situations data stored on a WD My Book Essential get deleted.
Recover WD is a wonderful tool which can restore files of type JPG, MP3, MP4, PNG, M4V, M4A, PSD and MIDI that are lost after formatting WD My Book Essential. It is the best tool to get back data from WD My Book Essential on different Mac computers such as Mac Lion, Mac Mountain Lion, Leopard and Snow Leopard. If you lost essential data from your WD Passport due to accidental deletion then don’t worry this software is capable of restoring deleted data from WD Passport as well.
Steps to Recover Data from WD My Book Essential Hard Drive:
Step 1: To restore deleted files from WD Passport first you need to download and install Recover WD software on your system and launch the tool. Select "Recover Partitions" option from the Home Screen. Then, among the list of available drives (Physical & logical), choose the drive representing your WD hard disk and hit Scan button to initiate scanning
Fig 1: Home Screen
Step 2: Upon the completion of scanning the WD hard disk, a list of found partitions are displayed on the screen. Now, choose the logical partition of WD hard drive from where files has to be recovered and click Scan button to begin recovery.
Fig 2: Choose WD Hard Drive Partition
Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning & recovery process, a list of recovered files are displayed. You can view the recovered files in File Type View, and Data View
Fig 3: Select Drive
Step 4: Finally, preview the recovered files & save them at the desired location of your choice
Fig 4: Preview & Save Recovered Files