Recover Data from Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus Drive


Hi, I have been using Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus external hard drive for last 3 years, but few days back when I connected my external hard drive to the PC suddenly it stopped working. I tried to reconnect it, but on every attempt I am getting displayed with an error message “hard drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now” then I do not have any other option except formatting the hard drive. Therefore, I formatted the hard drive and lost my entire stored data on the external hard drive. Now I am feeling helpless, how can I recover the data from Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus external hard drive, do you have any suggestion?

Whenever you format your hard drive after the format error, then you can easily perform Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus data recovery using Maxtor Data Recovery tool. By using this recovery tool, you can easily restore the data from Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus hard drive in few simple steps. This tool can easily recover the from Maxtor external hard drive on following Mac and Windows operating system platforms such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003 server, Windows 7, Windows 8, Mac Lion, Leopard, Yosemite and Mavericks etc. Even more, people can also utilize this app to perform data recovery from failure hard drive very easily. To know more, check this:

Apart from above mentioned scenarios, some other scenario that can cause data loss from Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus hard drive are as follows:

  • Accidental data deletion using some key combinations such as Shift + Delete or Command + Delete might cause permanently deletion of data from external hard drive and these deleted data don’t get stored inside the “Recycle Bin” folder on the PC.
  • At times, due to interruption while transferring files from memory card to PC can also cause the deletion of data from external hard drive.
  • Virus and malware intrusion is the one of the most common scenarios that can cause data loss from external hard drive. Whenever you connect your external hard drive to virus infected PC, then it might intrude some of the threats inside your external hard drive and infect the files stored on it. Therefore, the scanning of external hard drive using unreliable antivirus software will delete some of the files from external hard drive.
  • While changing the file system of the external hard drive from FAT to NTFS or other, any interruption occurs that may delete entire stored data from external hard drive.

Other features of Maxtor Data Recovery tool:

  • This external hard drive data recovery utility can recover data on different types of hard drives like SCSI, SATA, PATA, IDE etc.
  • By using this external hard drive recovery tool, you can easily recover data from Maxtor OneTouch 4 mini on Windows and Mac operating systems.
  • Recovering data from internal and external hard drives that are formatted with following file systems like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, Ex-FAT, HFSX and HFS + etc. is also possible by using this data recovery tool.
  • Apart from external hard drives, this Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus data recovery software can easily retrieve the data from pen drives, memory cards and firewire drives etc.
  • This application software. helps to recover the data from various brands of Maxtor including Maxtor M3 4TB hard drive without any difficulty.
  • The inbuilt scanning algorithm of this external hard drive tool performs the quick scanning as well as recovery on the basis of file extensions.

All these features combining together make Maxtor Data Recovery application, the perfect choice for Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus data recovery. Hence, by using this application, one can also easily recover data from Maxtor shared storage II without any difficulty.

Guidelines to get back data from Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus:

Step1: Download demo version of this Maxtor Data Recovery software and install it on your system. Connect the Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus hard drive to your PC. Then, run the application and select Recover Drives option from the main screen as shown in Figure 1.

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step2: Here, among the two options provided, select suitable option according to your data loss circumstances as shown in Figure 2.

Figure 2: Select Suitable Option

Step3: Now, alist of recognised drives will be displayed. select your drive and start the data recovery process, as shown in Figure 3.

Figure 3: Select Maxtor OneTouch 4 Plus Drive

Step4: After recovery process, this tool provides list of restored files, which can be viewed using "Preview" option, as shown in Figure 4.

Figure 4: View Restored Files

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