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How to Retrieve Lost Data from Seagate GoFlex

Most of people prefer to use external hard drive as an important data backup or transfer tool. To some extends, External hard drive is more stable than computer’s hard drive because of the operation system, and easier to carry than computer. But you still can’t avoid the data loss disaster due to known and unknown reasons from external hard drive, even you are using Seagate GoFlex.

When you lost the data or meet the external hard drive corrupted, I think you will contact with Seagate to recover your data back at once. So did I before. But when I found out the data recovery service from Seagate is too expensive, I decided to find another cheap but safe tool to get my data back, and make a tutorial for anyone who need it.

Before the tutorial start, you should make clear that the files you think they have been lost due to deleting or formatting are actually still somewhere on your disk. Because the space the files occupy is only marked as “available to reuse” and the files become invisible. Once you find your data lost, please stop using your Seagate GoFlex to store the new data, otherwise your data can’t be found back anymore.

And then download Wondershare Data Recovery and install it.

How to get back the lost files from Seagate GoFlex?

Step 1, Run this program and choose the file type for recovery
When the program launched, it goes to Wizard recovery mode as default, and you just need to answer 2 questions to recover your lost data with this Data Recovery. The first is to choose the file type that you want to retrieve from your hard drive. If you choose the Standard Mode, you can achieve the same recovering result by choosing “Lost File Recovery“. But the Wizard mode is easier to operate.

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Step 2, Choose “external removable devices”
In this step, you just need to choose the answer for “Where did you lost files”. Because you lost your files from Seagate GoFlex – an external hard drive, we just choose “external removable devices” as the answer and click ”Next” to go on. When start scanning, check “Enable Deep Scan“, which can help you find back lost file more completely.

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Step 3, Preview and recover data from GoFlex
When the scan finished, you can see all the recoverable data have been listed on the left with File type and Path. You can preview one by one and device which of them need to restore. This Data Recovery allows you to preview common image formats, documents, achieves etc. You just need to click “Recover” to save the data to another partition.

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Easy to use right? Why not come and try now?

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