I disconnected my external hard drive by accident Tags: Connection Hard Drives External Hard Drive Storage Last response: November 2, 2009 11:01 AM in Storage Share bob_lives October 27, 2009 11:59:08 AM I was using my hard drive to transfer some files on to my laptop, the files succesfully transfered, but I then pulled the usb out by mistake and now all my files have been wiped. Is there a way to retrieve my files? More about : disconnected external hard drive accident evongugg a b G Storage November 2, 2009 11:01:46 AM Disable "write cache" on the external hard drive (In Device manager). Try some data recovery software. This one is free: http://www.piriform.com/recuva Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDisconnect external hard drive by accident ForumI disconnected my external hard drive by accident and now all my files are missi ForumHARD DRIVE ACCIDENT ForumErased Partition on external hard drive by mistake! Help! ForumMaxtor external hard drive problems ForumTranscend external hard drive not detected ForumHow to recover the space of d drive accidently disappeared during external hard ForumAccidently Run diskpart and cleaned my external hard disk ForumExternal hard drive ForumExternal Hard Drive Cyclic Redundancy Error ForumExternal hard drive not getting power ForumExternal hard drive in Device and Disk Manager, not in My Computer ForumTwo Terabyte Hitachi hard drive in an external case stopped being recognized ForumAccidently installed MBR to external hard drive ForumCleared cmos by accident . ForumUnable to disconnect external hard drive ForumExternal hard drive disconnects then reconnects periodically Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumI deleted data from new seagate 1 tb external desktop drive ForumIs my hard drive dead? I think I need help!!! More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !