Saturday, 16 July 2016

how to recover files from external hard drive without formatting

My Seagate external hard drive shows not formatted error, asks me to format it before I can use it. However, I have important files on the external hard disk. Obviously I don't want to format it as that means I lose all my data. But how to fix external hard drive not formatted error?

In fact, not formatted error not only happens on external hard drive, but also appears on almost all storage devices such as hard disk drive, USB flash drive, pen drive, floppy disk, memory card, memory stick and so on. When not formatted error happens on those devices, a similar error message saying "disk in drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now" will pop up. Facing such situation, what should you do? Are you going to format the hard drive as you are told?

Solutions to External Hard Drive Not Formatted

If your external hard drive keeps asking you to format it after you have tried the above solution, you can  download Data Recovery which is an excellent program that brings file recovery to Windows to have a try. This software works great on Windows XP/Vista/7/8/8.1/10, both 32 bit and 64 bit, and is able to recover the mainstream file types on audio, video, image, email, etc.. With this tool, you can easily get your inaccessible files out from unformatted hard drive (RAW drive).

recover files from external hdd without formatting

Common practices to prevent hard disk error
  • Do not perform abrupt termination of system, always shutdown it using proper procedure
  • Have recurrent backup of crucial files from hard drive on multiple storage devices
  • Do not format the drive when it shows drive needs formatting error, as it reduces the chances of 100% recovery

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Monday, 4 July 2016

How to recover deleted files from lg phone

LG phones are good quality and value of money. So it is very popular phone brand in Android market. However, you may by mistake deleted files from LG phones. So how to recover deleted files form LG phones such as LG G5/G4/G3/G2?

Well, when files are deleted from LG phones, the actual data are still there. So a professional data recovery software is able to scan LG phone and restore your lost files from LG phones. Android Data Recovery is an outstanding recovery tool which fits almost every Android photo no matter you use which phone brand, Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, Motorola, and so on. You can recover all your LG Optimus data back to you with 4 simple steps no matter you use which version of operating system, previous one or the newer one. Data like contacts, SMS, photos, videos, are all recoverable for LG Optimus.

Here's a useful data recovery solution which you can follow to get back your lost files from LG phones: LG phone data recovery

1. Please enable the USB Debugging. If you don't know how to do, please refer to this tutorial:
How to Enable USB Debugging on Android Phone

2. Connect your device to your computer via USB cable and drag down the dropdown menu. For LG devices, they can be connected under Camera (PTP) / Send images (PTP) mode ONLY. See below:

3. Re-plug your USB cable to connect the device.

4. Make sure the right driver installed in your computer. Here is a link to find the right driver of your device:

Read more:

How to recover data from LG G4/G3/G2 

Restore data from unrooted Android device