Hitachi File Recovery Tool

Hitachi File Recovery

Hitachi is one of the brands of a hard disk drive which allows users to save various files is well organized and well-protected way. All of the files that are present on Hitachi hard drive can be accessed multiple number of times with utmost ease. Generally we make use of storage device like Hitachi to create backup of the crucial files. Such crucial files at times get deleted or missing from saved memory space area due to some reason. As this kind unanticipated thing happen users get demoralized and instead of implementing recovery software, leave the situation as it is. Those users need to understand that even if, the file isn’t visible anywhere it can still be recovered back by use of software like Hitachi File Recovery.

Need for software like Hitachi File Recovery may arise due to various reasons. A few of the frequently occurring one’s are detailed as follows:

Unintentional Deletion: Along time, certain files in the system might seem unimportant, and henceforth users get to clear useless files, that saves the disk space. While deleting those unwanted files, if any of the important files are selected at this stage then the vital files will also get deleted.

Improper Ejection: One of the other common reasons for file inaccessibility with the Hitachi hard drive is due to improper ejection or removal of the drive. Usually, users abruptly pull out the external Hitachi HD while it is in use. This hurriedness, at times, leads to corruption of Hitachi hard drive file system, thereby leading to inaccessibility of files present on the hard disk drive.

Accidental Formatting: Formatting is the best way to get rid of each file present on Hitachi hard drive. However, if this simple to use command is applied unknowingly then it can result in severe data loss. None of the files are present on the hard drive after implementation of format command, so if you are going to opt for format command then make sure; it is applied on right drive.

Virus Attack: Viruses are small programs that get intruded in external storage device like Hitachi via internet or system to which it is attached. If these miniature programs are of low intensity then it may corrupt just a few of the files. But, if the virus is of high level then it can lead to damages to the Hitachi disk file system, therewith, files turn inaccessible or unreadable.

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 partitions on the hard drive we can manage files in a 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 gets unreachable.

Other reasons: There can be different other reasons that can cause file loss from Hitachi hard drive such as MBR corruption, corruption due to bad sectors, and the 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 storage device like Hitachi. As scanning of hard disk drive is complete on the drive users can easily preview the files before allocating memory space for those files. Many a time users prefer to recover files of some specific type those users can easily set the file type before triggering the scanning procedure on the hard drive. One of the other benefits of utilizing this application is that it allows users to construct recovery session which allows users to skip scanning next time they wish to recover files, henceforth, decreasing the time taken to recover deleted & lost files from Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB hard disk drive.

The files that are listed after scanning gets completed can be sorted into 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 be easily used over different Windows and Mac operating system such as Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Mac OS X Mountain Lion, Mac OS X Lion, Mac OS X Leopard, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mavericks, Yosemite. El Capitan and Sierra. A few of the supported file system are HFSX, HFS+, NTFS, NTFS5, ReFS, FAT16, FAT32, and ExtFAT. Since storage device like Hitachi can save a wide range of files, therefore, if required by users they can compress the files before saving them at any of the hard disk drives.

A few of the precautionary measures that can minimize chances of data loss on Hitachi hard drive are:

  • Always make use of the delete command when you are sure that selected file or folder is no more required
  • Implement commands like formatting and repartitioning after cross-checking the drive
  • Follow recommended procedure for ejecting or removing Hitachi hard drive from the attached system
  • Make use of reliable third-party software, so that no inappropriate deletion or file loss may occur
  • Install reliable antivirus on the system so that virus or malware intrusion can happen.

How to use Hitachi File Recovery?

Step 1: Download, and install the free edition of Hitachi File Recovery Software on your systemp, and then launch the tool. Connect the Hitachi hard drive to the system in which you installed the software. From the maain screen select Recover Partitions option. Then, among the list of available logical and physical disk drives, choose the logical drive of a laptop from where files has to be recovered and click Scan button to initiate scanning & recovery process, as shown in Figure 1.

Recover Lost Files from Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB External Hard Drive - Main Window

Figure 1: Main Window

Step 2: Now, the software starts scanning the selected Hitachi drive to locate deleted & lost files. Wait for the software to complete it's scanning process, and monitor the screen, as shown in Figure 2.

Recover Lost Files from Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB External Hard Drive - Software Scanning Hitachi Drive

Figure 2: Software Scanning Hitachi Drive

Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning & recovery process, a list of recovered files are displayed on the screen. You can view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View, as shown in Figure 3.

Recover Lost Files from Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB External Hard Drive - Recovered Files in Data View & File Type View

Figure 3: Recovered Files in Data View & File Type View

Step 4: Before going to save the recovered you can preview each of the file just by double-clicking on the respective file or by right-clicking on the file, and hitting Preview option, as shown in Figure 4.

Recover Lost Files from Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB External Hard Drive - Preview Retrieved Data

Figure 4: Preview Retrieved Data

Step 5: At last, Mention an appropriate drive location to save the files retrieved from Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB hard drive. Hit on the Save icon, as shown in Figure 5.

Recover Lost Files from Hitachi Touro Mobile 1TB External Hard Drive - Save Retrieved Data

Figure 5: Save Retrieved Data

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