How to Recover Data from Hitachi External Hard Drive?

Hitachi is well-known company for making series of compact, good quality, reliable hard disk and external hard drives. It employs magnetic recording for storing files which are available with different data storage capacities. However, Hitachi external hard drives offer better performance but sometimes the data get lost from those drives due to some known or unknown reasons.

Being a computer user you may have stored a large amount of data of your office work or personal work on your Hitachi hard disk and losing such data can put you in a drastic situation.  But do you think that your data get lost forever? No, actually they are not lost permanently as they are still present on your Hitachi hard disk until and unless they are not replaced by any new data. So, you can perform Hitachi external hard drive recovery with the help of Hitachi File Recovery software.

Reasons for Data Loss from Hitachi External Hard Disk Drive:

  • Accidental Deletion: Most of the users delete the files after some instance of time when they lose their importance and hence the users need to delete some unnecessary files to make the space free.  While deleting those unnecessary files, if some of the important files are selected and delete them then you are in very disappointing condition evolves.

  • Accidental Formatting: Sometime, you may format the Hitachi external hard drive, instead of some other drive. As a result of which, you will lose the entire files from your Hitachi external hard drive. You can use this software to recover data from formatted hard drive.

  • Improper Ejection: Your Hitachi external hard drive may get corrupt if you improperly eject or remove the drive abruptly. If your hard drive data gets corrupt then your data may get inaccessible.

  • Error Messages: Sometimes, you may get some error messages like "Missing Operating System", “Boot Disk Error, Insert Disk and Press any Key to Continue", "Primary or Secondary hard disk failure", etc. The errors specify that there are some severe issues with Hitachi hard disk drive and you can’t access the files that are stored on it.
  • Formatting Partitions: You may unintentionally format the partitions on Hitachi hard drive instead of other partition during re-installing OS or dual OS installation. But, in some cases, it is required to format partitions on Hitachi Hard drive to get rid of corruption, virus infections or file system errors. In such case, you can use this software to recover data from Hitachi external hard drivepartition.

  • Corruption of Hitachi Hard Disk Drive: Hitachi hard drive can get corrupt or damaged due to incorrect re-partitioning or resizing of existing partitions, MBR, reformatting, corruption of partition table important system files, etc.

  • Other Causes: Data from Hitachi external hard disk may get lost due to improper shutdown of a system or unexpected power failures while accessing data, bad sectors, hardware failure, third party tools, virus attack, etc. are other causes for loss of data from Hitachi external hard disk drive.

In all the above-mentioned scenarios, data can easily recover using Hitachi File Recovery software. It has a GUI interface which allows inexperienced users to easily retrieve files from Hitachi external hard drive as well from various external hard drive manufacturer brands such as Samsung, Seagate, Western Digital, Toshiba, SanDisk, Iomega, Maxtor, etc.

Features of Hitachi File Recovery software:

  • Hitachi File Recovery software is the finest data recovery software which is used by several users to recover data from Hitachi hard drive without any other diffiulty.
  • It supports the recovery of all types of data such as videos, photos, songs, document’s, etc. files from Hitachi external hard drive.
  • This tool is able to retrieve data from RAID 1, RAID 0, RAID 5, RAID 3 and RAID 4 partitions.
  • Hitachi external hard drive data recovery software support the recovery of data from USB drive, hard drive, memory card, memory sticks, pen drive, FireWire drive, etc.
  • It ensures recovery of files from numerous hard drive interfaces such as SATA, IDE, ATA, PATA, SAS, SCSI, etc.
  • Once scanning is over, you can sort out the recovered files using their unique signatures such as data of creation of the file, file size, file name, and file type.
  • You can also recover data from dead Hitachi external hard drive on all versions of Windows and Mac operating system.
  • You can preview the recovered files from Hitachi external hard disk drive using “Preview” option of the demo version.

Steps to Recover Data from Hitachi External Hard Drive:

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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