Guidelines to recover photos from external hard drive

External hard drive is a storage device which can be connected to a computer using USB cable. Every computer has an internal hard drive to store data. However in sometimes, the internal hard drive may not have enough space to store data. In this situation, you can store extra data by connecting external hard drive to your computer. The external hard drive is portable that is you can carry it anywhere. You can also transfer data from external hard drive to your computer or even laptop. In external hard drive you can store any type of data such as audio, videos, images, photos, pictures, text document etc. The different types of external hard drives are SATA, SCSI, IDE etc. However in some situations you may lose your important photos from external hard drive due to software errors. The deleted or lost photos may be your marriage photos, your child’s first birthday photos, your vacation trip photos or any other memorable photos. Then the photo recovery from external hard drive can be done by using third party utility software.

Some of the important reasons for photo loss from external hard drive are discussed here. Most of the times photos from external hard drive are get deleted due to human errors such as accidental deletion of photos by using “Shift + Delete” key combination and unintentionally deleting photos from Recycle Bin. If you have deleted any photos from Recycle Bin, then you will lose these photos permanently. Another human mistake is improper ejection of external hard drive from your computer. The removal of external hard drive while transferring data causes hard drive corruption. Then all photos from corrupted external hard drive become inaccessible. One more important reason is accidental formatting or re – formatting of external hard drive. Sometimes you may get error in your computer after connecting an external hard drive like “your external hard drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now”, then all data from your external hard drive disappears within few seconds if you select format option. The photos from external hard drive are also lost due to file system corruption. The main reason for file system corruption is improper shut down of your system. If you turned off your system while running any application software causes file system corruption. In all these above scenarios, you will lose photos from your external hard drive. Whatever may be the reason for photo loss, you can recover them by using “Remo Recover (Windows) – Media Edition” software.

Remo Recover (Windows) – Media Edition is a good media file recovery software available in market. By using this software you can recover photos from any type of external hard drive. This software supports to recover different types of photos such as JPEG, JPG, TIFF, TIF, PNG, BMP, GIF and PSD. You can also recover RAW photos from different types of cameras such as Canon, Nikon, SONY, Panasonic, SAMSUNG etc. This software also has “Preview” option to view recovered photos before restoration. You can download demo version of this software to evaluate recovery results.