How to Recover Files from Corrupted External Hard Disk?

How to perform data recovery onĀ corrupted external hard disk?

An external hard disk is a portable storage device which is used to connect to a computer system with the help of USB cable or wireless connection. External hard disk is capable of storing large number of files and is usually used to backup their important data such as media files, documents, etc., then can be disconnected and stored in a safe place.

There are many advantages of using external hard disk drives, like ability to hold large amount of data, files can be shared easily, etc. You can transfer or copy large files quickly from one computer to your hard drive and vice versa. External hard disk drives are also called as removable hard disks.


In this article, get to know some of the most known causes for data loss on portable hard drives and how external hard disk drives get corrupted. In the following session, learn an effective way of performing data restoration on external media storage volumes with the help of Remo Recover. Also get to learn why this data restoration utility is one of the most recommended applications to perform file restorations on crashed portable storage volumes.

There are many reasons for your external hard disk to get corrupted:

  • Faults in manufacture which prevents your hard disk to work normally as it may happen that the manufacturer company had delivered faulty hard disk
  • Due to power failure there is chance of getting the hard disk data corrupted. It can also occur due to using unreliable power sources which give discontinuous supply of power
  • System BIOS is unable to detect the hard drive
  • Internal failure can occurs inside the hard disk drive due to bad sectors or blocks
  • Virus attacks while connecting your hard disk to a computer can erase the data, change the hard disk operation or the system file can get corrupted
  • Sudden system shutdowns due to power failures and force restart can cause files to become corrupt and your hard disk inaccessible

Recovering files from corrupted external hard disk using Remo Recover:

There is an effective method to recover files from corrupted external hard disk drive. With the help of Remo Recover tool, you can recover data in a faster and reliable way. It can restore data from hard disk which is has been crashed or does not boot. The data which is recovered can be saved in a separate storage device.

Some important features of Remo Recover are:

  • You can see the data according to the types of files
  • You can create disk image files to skip the bad sectors and then recover those files from the disk image files
  • Remo Recover tool is able to recover any type of file and any amount of data
  • You can use the demo version to check the recovery results. In the demo version of this software you can recover and view the data before saving those files to your system