How to Recover Files from Western Digital
External Hard Drive on Mac
“I accidentally deleted a couple valuable documents stored on my external 500GB Western Digital Passport Essential when connected to my Mac machine running with Mac OS 10.7 Lion. And cannot find it anywhere on my iMac. Is there any way to recover the files from WD drive on my Mac. “ – from a Mac user
Sometimes things just happened in a while without any prediction and may push you in great panic it came just like this Mac fan. However there are always corresponding solutions to deal with like an old saying goes “Those who designed it will surely be capable to fix it”. Thanks to mac data recovery program, recovering files from Western Digital is quite possible.
Data Recovery for Mac – an easy yet comprehensive WD recovery for Mac software which can recover files (photos, documents, videos, recordings, achieves etc) lost from western digital external drive from following cases.
- Deleted files from Western Digital drive.
- Formatted WD external.
- Partition lost or damaged.
- Drive format error and won’t let you format.
- Virus attack and make all file folders become shortcuts.
- WD drive corrupted due to improper operation.
- And more.
Steps to Perform Western Digital File Recovery on Mac OS X
Step 1: Please connect your WD external to your Mac machine via a USB cable or so.
Step 2: Install and open Data Recovery for Mac. The interface will be shown as below. Choose a Recovery Mode.
Step 3: Then highlight the logical drive your Western Digital represents under your Mac and click 'Continue' button. Now the scanning process will start automatically.
Step 4: Depending on the volume of your WD drive, it may take different time to get the scanning finished. Note: if your drive volume is very large (such as 500GB), it may take hours. So you can click 'Save Scan' option and re-load it next time to continue. After your files are fully found, preview the files and click 'Recover' to bring them back to live again.
Support information: Data Recovery for Mac is capable of recovering data from all Western Digital types such as WD caviar Green 2 TB, My Passport Essential SE 1 TB, My Book Essential 2 TB external, Western Digital USB2 Elements Black etc. One more tip: before the lost files are recovered, better not put more data to the drive in case overwritten occurs.
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