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How to Recover Data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop Drive?

“Hi, I have got a problem with my desktop on which Seagate FreeAgent hard drive is being used. It is not booting up instead showing blank black screen. Last time it was working normally and it did not give me a hint that it is going to fail this time. I have very essential data on my Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive. Please help me with a suggestion to retrieve data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop. Thanks in advance…”

This type of situation occurs when Master Boot sector of FreeAgent Desktop drive gets corrupt due to software malfunction or virus attack. Although you can solve this issue by reinstalling Operating System but, entire data stored on Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive will be erased completely. Then there arises a need to perform Seagate FreeAgent Desktop data recovery on your computer if you have some really important data on it.

However, you need not worry about how to recover data from Seagate FreeAgent desktop drive as you can safely restore them with the utilization of Recover External Drive software. This recovery utility can easily perform Seagate FreeAgent desktop data recovery within few mouse clicks. But before you move forward to download the application, it is necessary to know about the causes that results in losing data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop. It will help you to overcome such issues in future and you can avoid a need to restore data from Seagate FreeAgent desktop.

Scenarios in which Seagate FreeAgent desktop data is lost:

  • RAW Partition: When partition gets corrupt due to virus infection, you will lose files from the partition as it is not recognized by OS. Click here to know about recovering corrupt external hard drive data, http://www.recoverexternaldrive.com/corrupted-hard-disk.html.
  • OS Re-installation: While performing OS re-installation operation, if you select a wrong drive, then you will lose your entire data stored on that particular drive. Even wrong operation can also lead to deletion of data from your FreeAgent drive.
  • Formatting: Formatting is the process of deleting information of files on the drive from file system of it. Hence, after format process all files and folders from the desktop of computer will be lost.
  • File Transfer Interruption: While transferring files from Seagate FreeAgent drive to some other storage device, if any sort of interruption takes place like power surge or sudden system shutdown, then it leads to loss of data from it.

Whatever may be the scenario in which data is lost, you can retrieve data from Seagate FreeAgent desktop using Recover External Drive software on your computer. You need to stop using Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive in that case to avoid data being overwritten as it goes beyond recovery. If you can restore then also you will not be sure that whether files are in healthy state. Therefore do not save any new data on the drive and use Recover External Drive software to perform Seagate FreeAgent Desktop data recovery.

Features of Recover External Drive software:

Recover External Drive software helps you the best to perform Seagate FreeAgent Desktop data recovery on your computer. This program is capable to retrieve lost data from external hard drive, i.e. Seagate FreeAgent Desktop on your Windows computer. It is capable to get back Seagate FreeAgent Desktop data of different formats like documents, videos, audios, etc. on your Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, Server 2003 and Server 2008 OS using this utility. This application is able to retrieve data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop external hard drive formatted with any file system as the software supports NTFS, NTFS5, FAT16, FAT32,exFAT and ReFS file systems. Try the demo version of software to discover yourself practically on, how to recover data from Seagate FreeAgent desktop drive.

Steps to retrieve data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop:

1: Download Recover External Drive software on your computer and install it. Run the tool and select “Recover Drives” from main screen as shown in Figure 1. Then select “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” from next screen, to perform Seagate FreeAgent desktop data recovery.

Seagate FreeAgent Desktop Data Recovery - Home Screen

Figure 1: Home Screen

2: Select drive of Seagate FreeAgent Desktop and click on “Proceed” as shown in Figure 2. Select file types which you want to restore from next screen and click on “Proceed”.

Seagate FreeAgent Desktop Data Recovery - Select Seagate FreeAgent Desktop Drive

Figure 2: Select Seagate FreeAgent Desktop Drive

3: Software starts scanning for selected files and displays the result in “Data View” and “File Type View” as shown in Figure 3. Save recovered files using “Save” option on a healthy computer drive.

Seagate FreeAgent Desktop Data Recovery - Recovered Data

Figure 3: Recovered Data

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