“I’m using a Western Digital external hard drive for taking backup of my important file. Few days before my friend tried to create a new partition on it to store some important files from his MacBook. He used a third party tool to make his work easier. After that, I’m not able to access the partitions. I tried my best to get access to the partition. At last, I formatted my western digital external hard drive. Now I want a solution for formatted western digital external hard disk recovery.”

Partition corruption due to the usage of the unreliable application is a common issue, which leads to partition loss. The other reasons that lead to partition errors are:

  • Bad Sectors - Bad sectors on your Western Digital external hard disk will lead to formatting or data loss scenarios.
  • Virus Infection - It is too risky to connect your Western Digital external HDD with a virus-infected computer, because the virus may infect your hard disk also.
  • Repartition Error - If you repartition your WD external HDD in an improper way or if you face any interruption while repartitioning, it may lead to formatting of hard drive.
  • Accidental formatting - Formatting external hard disk unintentionally is another common issue for data loss that is familiar to everyone. Many people format external drive partitions instead of formatting another partition.
 

How to restore formatted partition from Western Digital hard disk

For restoring partition from formatted hard drive, you need to use a smart and powerful recovery software support. Use Remo Partition Recover application to scan your formatted Western Digital external hard disk deeply by spending less time. It can restore your partitions after formatting the drive. The Remo Partition Recover utility will help you to recover partition not only from external hard drive, you can restore partition from memory cards, USB external drives, FireWire drives, etc. It supports partition recovery from the HFS, HFS+, NTFS, NTFS 5, FAT 16, FAT 32, ExtFAT file systems. You can use the save recovery session feature of this utility to store the information and it will help you recover the partition anytime by skipping the scanning process. Using the preview feature of this application, you can verify the files before saving. Remo partition recovery software will support on different versions of Windows operating systems like Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, etc.

Steps to Recover Formatted Western Digital External Hard Disk Partition

Download and install Remo Partition Recover application on your computer and connect the Western digital external hard disk to the computer. Run the application and follow the steps given below:

Step 1: Choose the Recover Drives from the home menu.

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Step 2: You can see two options, Partition Recovery and Formatted / Reformatted Recovery. Please choose the Formatted / Reformatted Recovery option.

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Step 3: Select your WD external HDD as storage partition and click on next icon to start recovering process.

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Step 4: Once the scanning process is completed, it will display the partitions found on the drive. Please choose the formatted partition, which you wish to recover and click on next icon.

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Step 5: Choose the file types for recovering based on the file types. Select the skip button to retrieve the partition completely or click next.

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Step 6: Choose the files that you wish to recover and click on next to proceed. You will get a popup message to save recovery session. Please click on the Yes button and store the recovery session, otherwise press No to proceed.

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Step 7: After activating the product using the license key, choose the location to store the recovered files and click on next to start the recovery process.

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