Data Restore from Hitachi External Hard Drive Not Recognized on Windows 8

Hitachi is one of the leading electronics manufacturer and brand of external hard disk drive which allows users to save different types of files in well organized and well secured way. All of the files that are present on Hitachi external hard drive can be accessed with utmost ease. Generally we make use of external storage device like Hitachi external hard drive to create backup of important files. So that in case, if you have to suffer from severe data loss then you can easily recover your crucial data back in its original form. At the times when Hitachi external hard drive not recognized on Windows 8, you can easily recover all data easily with the help of this software. You need to understand that even if file is not visible anywhere even though it can recover back by the help of software like Hitachi File Recovery. Hitachi File Recovery scans the external hard drive in few seconds of its installation.


  • Unintentional Deletion: Many of the files after some sort of time lose their importance, and as a result you have to delete those useless files to make space for some of the useful and important files. So, while deleting some of the useless files if you delete some important files that could ends up with data recovery from Hitachi external hard drive not recognized in Windows 8.
  • Improper Ejection: One of the common reasons for data recovery from Hitachi external hard drive not recognized on windows 8 is due to improper ejection or removal of the drive. Usually we perform improper ejection of the external Hitachi hard drive when we are in some kind of hurriedness. This hurriedness at times leads to corruption of Hitachi external hard drive file system, thereby leading to inaccessibility of files present on hard disk drive.
  • Deletion of Partition: Since Hitachi hard drives are usually of large size, therefore it is very advantageous to create a few of the partitions. By creating partition son the hard drive we can manage files in much more structured way. But, while creating the partition if we accidentally delete any partition then each of the files and folders present on that respective drive get unreachable.
  • Other reasons: There can be different other reasons that can cause file deletion from Hitachi external hard drive like virus attack, MBR corruption, corruption due to bad sectors, and deletion due to some third party software.

All of the above detailed scenarios can be easily resolved by use of Hitachi File Recovery software. But, it must be noted that implementation of recovery software as early as possible. The reason behind it is that if the files that are to be rescued or recovered are overwritten by any of the new file or folder then it would be impossible to recover them back.Hitachi File Recovery software has one of the simplest graphic user interfaces that allow even the inexperienced users to easily recover files from external storage device like Hitachi external hard drive. As scanning of external hard disk drive is completed on the drive users can easily preview the files before allocating memory space for those files. Many a time users prefer to restore data from Hitachi external hard drive not recognized on windows 8 due to some specific reasons. One of the benefits of utilizing this application is that it allows users to construct recovery session which allows users to skip scanning next time the wish to recover files, so it decreases the time taken to restore data from Hitachi external hard drive not recognized on windows 8. This software is also use to recover photos from Hitachi smartphone within few easy clicks.

The files that are listed after scanning gets completed can be sorted in four different categories such as file name, file size, creation date of the file or folder, and size of the file. Hitachi File Recovery can perform easy data recovery from Hitachi external hard drive not recognized on windows 8 easily used over different Windows OS versions such as Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and it can also perform data recovery from unrecognized Hitachi external hard drive on Mac operating system such as  Mac OS X Leopard, Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Mac OS X Lion, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, and Mavericks. A few of the supported file system are HFSX, HFS+, NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS5, and ExtFAT. Since storage device like Hitachi can save wide range of files, therefore, if required by users they can compress the files before saving them at any of the hard disk drive.

Steps to recover lost files from Hitachi external hard drive:

Step 1: Download and install this recovery application on your computer. Then launch the tool and select “Recover Drives” option from the main screen as shown in Figure 1.

Hitachi External Hard Drive not Recognized Windows 8 - Main Window

Figure 1: Main Window

Step 2: Select your Hitachi external hard drive from the list of drives and then click on next button to start scanning process as shown in Figure 2.

Hitachi External Hard Drive not Recognized Windows 8 - Select Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB external hard drive

Figure 2: Select Hitachi external hard drive

Step 3: After the completion of scanning process, you can preview the recovered data and then save the retrieved data on your destination location as shown in Figure 3.

Hitachi External Hard Drive not Recognized Windows 8 - Save Retrieved Data

Figure 3: Save Retrieved Data

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