Cannot Access Buffalo USB 2.0 Portable Drive Data


The below data recovery tutorial can help you restore previous files, folders, games and others from your Buffalo USB 2.0 drive, when the entire drive data is inaccessible for drive not formatted error, drive RAW format error, your accidental deletion, virus attacking, etc.

Sophia Wright

Feb 10, 2019

by Sophia Wright

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Free download 4Card Recovery to take your original Buffalo drive information back, no matter why your drive data becomes inaccessible, such as careless deletion, RAW file system converting, drive not formatted error fixing, etc.

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Why You Cannot Access Buffalo USB 2.0 Hard Drive Data?

Buffalo USB 2.0 portable hard drive won’t allow you to open anything inside for drive not formatted error? Buffalo external drive gets a RAW file system problem and cannot be normally accessed without format? Or Buffalo USB hard disk files, images, videos, games and other things is missing for your improper drive deleting, formatting or reformatting process? Want to try some Buffalo drive data recovery software to rescue your inner information and also worry about getting disappointing results? OK! Your line of thinking to rescue your inaccessible drive data back is really right. In your case, proper data recovery software really makes a difference. So, just go through the below tutorial and follow steps to restore your desired files, videos, images and the likes back.

How to Re-access External Hard Drive Information in 4 Simple Steps

At times, when using Buffalo drive on your computer, you may frustratingly end up with an inaccessible drive due to drive logical damages, drive RAW format, drive not formatted error and even drive virus-infection issues, etc. However, even without any drive data duplicate left, that’s also not the worst situations. Do you know why? As long as this Buffalo drive is not overwritten by anything else or get completely corrupted, your previous drive contents are often still remained there and only invisible. Moreover, the entire drive invisible information also can be visible and accessible again with the help of drive data recovery software. So, download and run your wanted data recovery software to re-access your drive information as you whish.    

Here is the external drive file recovery process for you:

Step 1:

Choose data recovery mode from provided multiple ones after installing this data recovery software well on your PC.

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Select recovery options in the main interface

Step 2:

Choose your plunged Buffalo portable drive to scan and find your previous information as much as possible.

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Select card to search photos off card

Step 3:
Preview files when the scanning is completed.

wait for photo searching

Wait while scanning lost photos, sometimes it takes about 20 minutes to scan a 32G card.

Tips: if it takes more than 2 hours to scan a 32GB card, you may stop the scanning and wait to see
what's already found. Since the card may contains bad blocks that takes longer time than usual.

Step 4:
Choose another storage device to keep all your restored drive contents in case of data recovery failures.

restore lost photos

Preview lost photos and save found files. It would generate a folder to contain your lost data.
Please do not save the photo to the card where you lost them. Save them to your PC drive!

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Extra Drive Data Recovery Emphasis:

* Put nothing else in this inaccessible Buffalo external HDD to damage more original files, folders or games.
* Put nothing restored in the same Buffalo USB drive to cause data recovery failures.
* Put all information with high importance on several separate drives or locations in the future. 

More Suggestions to Avoid Inaccessible Drive Issues:

There are many reasons behind similar inaccessible external drive data loss problems. In case of losing important drive data again in the future, follow some suggestions to avoid these troublesome issues:
*Always update your installed antivirus software to keep it efficient and also do regular check to filter all threats or viruses on your Buffalo drive.
*Always safely remove your USB hard disk after closing all possible files, folders and programs.
* Always save extra drive data duplicates on different backup drives or places.
* Always extract attached external drive before shutting down computer.

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