Seagate Backup Plus is one of the widely used external hard drive brand which is manufactured by Seagate Technologies. It is familiar because of its high storage capacity and advanced features. The device portability is a significant feature of Seagate Backup Plus. It can store all types of files. At times, your Seagate Backup Plus hard drive may get insensitive or corrupted, while connecting it with your computer. Therefore you may lose your important files from Seagate Backup Plus external hard disk drive. In such situation, you may get worried about how to perform Seagate Backup Plus portable drive recovery?
Nowadays, data recovery from a Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive has become extremely simple with the help of Portable Drive Recovery software. Implement this software to simply retrieve files from Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive in few simple steps.
File System Corruption: Seagate Backup Plus drive is commonly formatted with file systems such as NTFS, exFAT, NTFS 5, FAT 32, and FAT 16. A file system is a data structure which defines the way of organizing data in the storage media. This structure can be damaged due to a sudden power failure while transferring files from your Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive to the computer. This may lead to loss of data from your external hard drive.
Virus Infection: Virus is a small program which can get into your Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive disk while transferring data from virus infected computer. This harmful virus program may seriously infect the files which are stored in the Seagate external hard drive which may result in data loss situations.
Power Surge: While doing file transfer operations between Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive with your computer by connecting them, a power failure may happen unexpectedly. Due to this issue hard drive may become dead and files in it can be lost.
Bad Sectors: The part of Seagate Backup Plus external hard disk can malfunction due to virus infection, file system corruption, and improper handling and so on. This defective part of a hard drive increases the difficulty to access the file efficiently.
Step 1: Download and install software on your computer and then launch it. After that select “Recover Drives” option as shown in figure 1.
Fig 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Now from next screen, select ”Partition Recovery” or "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" option depending on your data loss scenario to recover files from Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive as shown in figure 2.
Fig 2: Partition Recovery
Step 3: Here from this screen select your logical drive which represents your Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive from which you want to recover data as shown in figure 3 and click on “Next” button to proceed with.
Fig 3: Select External Hard Drive
Step 4: Once your external hard drive is selected click on Next button, the tool will start to recover data from Seagate Backup Plus external hard drive and after completing this process you can easily see the preview of recovered files as shown in figure 4.
Fig 4: Preview Recovered Files