Retrieve Deleted Images from External HDD

Many of us use external hard drives in day to day life. They are commonly used to store the data, transfer the data from one computer to other computer. They provide best way to store massive data, because external hard drive has good features like large data storage capacity, portability etc. The most beautiful thing about external hard drives is they can be used as back up storage devices. Usually the pictures captured with the help of digital camera will be stored in memory card. As the memory cards have very limited storage capacity we store precious pictures in external hard drive as back up, so they can be accessed when ever you need.

But under some circumstances accidents may happen and result in deletion of photos from external hard drives. In such situations if you have one more copy of deleted pictures stored on some other place then you are lucky enough, but what if you do not possess the back up copy? Don’t worry!!!!! It is still possible to recover deleted pictures from external hard drive as long as you select proper data recovery tool and take right steps. Picture recovery tool is such product; as it can recover deleted images irrespective of the reason behind deletion. It is the best picture recovery tool available in the internet and it is recommended by many industry experts to retrieve deleted images from external HDD after unexpected incidents happen leading to picture deletion.

Reasons behind deletion of photo files from external hard drive:

  • Accidental Deletion: Accidental deletion is the way through which files get deleted from external hard drive. While deleting some unwanted pictures from external hard drive you might accidentally delete important pictures. If this is the case then you cannot recover deleted pictures from external hard drive until you take the help of picture recovery tool, because Windows OS does not provide Recycle Bin for deleted files.
  • Deletion during anti-virus scanning: If external hard drives are infected by virus then anti virus programs are used to remove this hazardous stuff. When the external hard drive is connected to PC, anti virus software starts scanning to remove viruses from drive. During scanning process if it finds that the file is severely damaged beyond repair by anti virus software, it deletes the file from the drive resulting in data loss. However with the help of recover deleted picture application you can retrieve deleted images from external HDD with a great ease.
  • Cut and Paste commands: If you use Cut and Paste commands to move the images from external hard drive to computer and if the sudden power surge occurs and the system shuts down then the process will be stopped. This may also cause deletion of that image from the drive. Somehow by using deleted picture recovery software you can restore deleted pictures from external hard drive in an efficient way.
  • Accidental formatting: Sometimes when you connect the external hard drive to computer you may get the format error messages like “Your Drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?”. You may get these error messages if the file system of the drive is severely corrupted due to improper handling of drive, virus attack. These error messages will not allow you to access the files on the drive until you format it. In this situation if you click “NO” then you are at the safe hands but accidentally clicking “YES” results in severe data loss if do not possess the back up copy of external hard drive contents. Formatting erases all the data from the drive and creates a new file system.

Whatever may be the reason for deletion you can always undelete photos from external hard disk with the help of picture recovery tool unless deleted photo files are not overwritten with new data. So if you want to recover deleted pictures from external hard drive it is always recommended to stop using the device from which you have deleted the data to the chances of file recovery. Picture recovery tool will not only recover deleted pictures from external hard drive, but also it allows you to retrieve deleted pictures from memory card, hard drives, USB drives, memory sticks without facing any complications. Powerful recovery engine provided in this tool performs deep scanning of device and instantly it will get back deleted pictures from external hard drive. It can recover images from corrupted SD card, XD card, MMC card, CF card and memory stick on both Mac and Windows operating system.

It supports recovery of up to 300 file types based on their unique signatures from different data storage devices. It can recover renowned audio, video, image formats with the help of strong built-in algorithm provided in this tool. This tool facilitates you to restore accidentally deleted RAW SR2-SRW files from all the popular camcorder brands like Nikon, Canon, Fujifilm, Kodak, Sony and Olympus etc. Also you are thinking about how to get back deleted photos from iPod?, then you need not worry!!! Make use of deleted picture recovery software to undelete images from iPod on your own. You can preview retrieved photos before restoration and allows you to sort the images on the basis of file name, size, creation date and file type. With the help of this tool, you can recover deleted JPEG files , PNG, GIF and other image file types along with other media files like music, video clip, etc. with ease. It's a safest tool to undelete photos from external hard disk, because the tool is free from all sorts of harmful stuffs including viruses and malicious programs.

Steps to recover deleted pictures from external hard drive:

1: To undelete photos from external hard disk connect the external HDD to computer and launch the installed demo version of picture recovery tool. Welcome screen appears with multiple recovery options as shown in Figure A. Select "Recover Photos" option from main screen and then select "Recover Deleted Photos" option from next screen.

Recover Deleted Pictures from External Hard Drive - Welcome Screen

Figure A: Welcome Screen

2: You will be prompted to choose the external hard drive from where images are to be recovered as shown in Figure B. Select the device and click on "Next" button to retrieve deleted images from external HDD.

Recover Deleted Pictures from External Hard Drive - Select Drive

Figure B: Select Drive

3: Recovery application starts scanning the drive to retrieve deleted pictures. After completion of scanning process, you will get the list of recovered files as shown in Figure C. If you are satisfied with recovery results purchase the complete version of the tool and save recovered files to secured location.

Recover Deleted Pictures from External Hard Drive - Recovered Pictures

Figure C: Recovered Pictures

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