Recover Deleted Data from Maxtor External HDD


Maxtor external hard drive is one of the popular external disks available in the market. It provides a massive data storage capacity upto 1TB. Maxtor hard drives comes with plug and play interface like USB or fire wire drives to support high speed data transfer of 7200 RPM. This portable device is stored securely with cooling fan and kept inside hard drive enclosure to protect it when not in use with the computer. Sometimes, unfortunately data gets deleted from this Maxtor External hard drive.

In most of the times, different types of files inside this hard disk get deleted from human errors. Suppose while clearing unwanted folder from Maxtor external hard disk device, you may mistakenly select an important folder. This situation makes you to lose important files and think on how to recover deleted files from Maxtor External Hard Drive? If you are facing data deletion situations as given here then don’t be panic. You can effectively recover complete data which you have deleted in a short span of time. Just make use of reliable application like Maxtor Data Recovery. This software has got high rates and reviews by the experts for its performance in retrieving deleted data from Maxtor 3200 external hard drive.

Scenarios that causes file deletion from Maxtor External Hard Drive:

Interrupted File transfer: While transferring files from Maxtor external hard drive to computer by using use ‘Cut’ and ‘Paste’ options, if the process is interrupted by unplugging external device or sudden system shutdown then it leads to deletion of files.

Formatting Maxtor external HDD: Many times formatting is done intentionally to overcome corruption issues like format error, file system error, virus attack, etc. If you fail to keep a backup copy before formatting hard drive then it leads to huge data loss. Even at times, users may mistakenly format external drive instead of formatting some other drive resulting in erasure of entire data present on Maxtor external drive.

Anti-Virus scan: When you scan for viruses on Maxtor external hard disk drive, unreliable anti-virus software may remove corrupt or unrecognized files without your notice. Thus it results in deletion of files from Maxtor external HDD.

Above mentioned are the few common situations that will make you to lose your data from Maxtor external drive. However, this result oriented tool provides you solution for your query of how to recover deleted files from Maxtor external hard drives like Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus external hard drive, Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini etc. It has the capability to rescue files which have been bypassed Recycle Bin after using Shift and deletion operation. It can also restore the files which have been cleared from Recycle Bin. Moreover, this application also recovers files that have been deleted from third party tools.

Maxtor data retrieval utility can get back deleted data such as PPTs, spread sheets, Word files, templates, RAW images, music files, video files, etc. This software can restore erased files from Maxtor external hard drive on both Windows and Mac systems. This software can be even used to recover data from Maxtor 500GB external drive not recognized on Windows 7, Vista or on other Windows systems. It comes with simple GUI by which even a novice user can retrieve Maxtor external hard disk data after deletion without any assistance. While recovering files, it does not harm original source files as this is read only software. Maxtor external drives comes in different models such as OneTouch II 200GB, OneTouch III 200GB, etc. You can even use this app for Maxtor OneTouch 4 mini data recovery, which is one of the most commonly preferred Maxtor external drive model.

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Steps to get back deleted data from Maxtor External Drive:

Step1: Download free trial version of the software on your system. Connect Maxtor external hard drive to your computer. Launch the app; you will see a main screen as shown in Figure 1. Now, select “Recover Drives” option.

How to recover Deleted Files from Maxtor External Hard Drive - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step2: As depicted in Figure 2, there are two options. “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”. Select anyone according to your data loss scenario.

How to recover Deleted Files from Maxtor External Hard Drive - Select Appropiate Option

Figure 2: Select Appropiate Option

Step3: Select Maxtor Hard drive from the listed dives, once scanning is over you can preview recovered files in “File Type View” or “Data Type View” as shown in Figure 3.

How to recover Deleted Files from Maxtor External Hard Drive - Preview Option

Figure 3: Preview Option

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