Recover Files from Maxtor External Hard Drive

  • Instantly retrieve files/folders from Maxtor external HDD
  • Supports all file systems including FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, exFAT, HFS, and HFS+
  • Recovers data from Iomega, Western Digital, Seagate, Buffalo, Toshiba, Samsung, Hitachi, etc.
  • Offers a free preview of the recovered files before you activate the licensed of the software

"I am using Maxtor external hard drive from the past two years and I didn't experience any problem till the last date. But this morning when I connected it to my Windows system, it displayed an error message “You need to format the disk before you can use it”. After this error, I was unable to extract any of my files stored on it. This device contains my valuable data which I don’t want to lose. So someone please suggest me the best way how to recover files from Maxtor external hard drive."

Data lost from Maxtor drive

Most of the external hard drive users have already have encountered with such an error. Deletion or loss instances on Maxtor drives will threaten the vital images, videos, documents, songs, etc. stored in it. Moreover, data loss from external Maxtor drives can occur due to several factors.

Common scenarios for loss or deletion of files from a Maxtor external hard drive

  • Damages to the Maxtor external hard drive file system
  • Interruptions whilst transferring data between Maxtor and the computer
  • Bad sectors formations on the Maxtor drive
  • Mistaken format operation
  • Virus and malicious threats
  • Improper ejection of the Maxtor HDD

Well, it is now easily made possible to restore data from Maxtor external hard drive using a robust tool called Folder Recovery. This program supports HD data restoration upon any instance of data loss from Maxtor hard drives.

The best solution to restore data from Maxtor external HDD

Folder Recovery is a powerful application which has been reviewed and recommended by the industry experts to restore files from a Maxtor external hard drives. It is designed using an efficient algorithm that scans and extracts all types of data from the Maxtor drives including video files, music files, images, Word files, spreadsheets, etc. It makes it possible to recover files from a corrupted partition, formatted, reformatted, or inaccessible drive.

Other than file recovery from Maxtor external hard drive, it also supports file recovery from Sony, HP, Iomega, Buffalo, Hitachi, Seagate, WD, and so on. It is also compatible with system drives, USB drives, SSD, memory cards, iPods, etc. This folder and file recovery software helps you to retrieve drive data without altering the original file structure. It also has a simple GUI that guides you how to recover files from the Maxtor external hard drive. You can run the Folder Recovery software on any edition of Windows and Macintosh systems.

Steps to recover files from Maxtor external hard drive:

Step 1: Download and install this software in your computer and connect the Maxtor drive. From welcome screen choose "Recover Files" option.

Step 2: Now browse the Maxtor drive from the list of available drives on the system.

Step 3: Begin the Maxtor data recovery process by clicking on the Scan button.

Figure 1: Recover Partitions/Drives

Step 4: The Maxtor drive will be now deep scanned by the Folder Recovery program.

Figure 2: Scanning for Folders

Step 5: The folders retrieved upon drive scan will be displayed in File Type View and Data View layouts.

Figure 3: Recovered Folders

Step 6: Preview the restored files and mark the files for saving.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 7: Mention a suitable folder location to save the files regained from the Maxtor drive. Hit on the Save button.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Folders