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How to Recover Data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop Drive?

Hi, I got a problem with my Seagate FreeAgent hard drive. It is not working and not showing up any data. Last time it worked all fine. I have essential data saved on my Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive that I can't afford to lose. Please suggest me the best way to retrieve data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop storage. Thanks in advance…

This type of situation mainly occurs when the corrupt file system, software malfunction, or virus attack. Although you can solve this issue by formatting the hard drive, however, it will erase all the files saved on the disk entire data stored on the Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive will be erased. Let's look at some other scenarios where Seagate FreeAgent desktop data is gets lost/deleted-

  • RAW Partition: When Seagate FreeAgent Desktop partition gets corrupt due to virus infection and other drive issues. The system OS fails to read the disk file system and displays the drive as RAW. Click here to know about recovering corrupt external hard drive data, http://www.recoverexternaldrive.com/corrupted-hard-disk.html
  • Improper Ejection: Employing inappropriate ways to remove the external Seagate drive will corrupt the drive. Also, abrupt removal of the Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive from the system during the file transmission will give rise to format errors
  • Mistaken Formatting: Users lose the files from the FreeAgent drives by accidentally formatting it
  • Other causes: Formation of bad sectors, usage of untrustworthy third-party tools, reformatting, software conflicts, drive failures, etc. are also accountable to loss of data from the Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drives

The excellent solution to restore Seagate FreeAgent Desktop data

Recover External Drive is the perfect tool to get off the data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drives that got lost/deleted due to any of the reasons. But you need to take care of a thing that, upon encountering data loss from Seagate drive, you need to stop using the Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive in that case to avoid data being overwritten as it goes beyond recovery.

This app is integrated using the advanced recovery engine that deep scans the FreeAgent Desktop drive and extracts all data from it. This program is capable to get off all types of files stored on the Seagate FreeAgent Desktop data like documents, videos, audios, pictures, etc. One can also utilize this app to retrieve lost data from an external hard drive of various brands. This tool can easily regain data from system drives, USB drives, SSD, iPods, memory cards, and many others.

This Seagate FreeAgent drive data recovery program can be installed on any edition of Windows (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Server 2003 and Server 2008) and Macintosh OSX (Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Yosemite, Mavericks, El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra, etc.). Try the demo version of software to experience the efficiency of reviving the Seagate FreeAgent desktop drive.

Steps to retrieve data from Seagate FreeAgent Desktop

Step 1: Install the Recover External Drive software on your computer and connect the Seagate hard drive to it.

Step 2: Run the program and select the Recover Partitions option.

Step 3: Browse the Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive from the list of logical drives displayed. Hit on the Scan button.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The scanning will be initiated on the Seagate FreeAgent drive.

Scanning the SeaGate drive

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: Check the recoverable files in the Data View and File Type View panes.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of the Restored Files

Step 6: Continue to preview the restored data items and mark the essential files for saving.

Preview Recovered Data

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: Proceed to specify the destination drive location to save the files recovered Seagate FreeAgent Desktop drive. Then click on the Save button.

Saving Recovered Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data

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Snow Leopard (10.6) users

For Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8),
Mavericks and Yosemite (10.10) Users