External hard drive Tags: Hard Drives External Hard Drive Lacie Storage Last response: January 18, 2012 10:32 PM in Storage Share dickdastardly January 18, 2012 5:54:26 PM Hello, lacie 1 tb external hard drive was accidentally reformatted to8gb now cannot access previous data More about : external hard drive kajabla a b G Storage January 18, 2012 6:24:33 PM You'll have to use some kind of recovery software. You could pay a tech store to do it for you, but it'd be expensive. If you haven't done much to the drive since then (don't do ANYTHING), it should work. m 0 l Ubrales a c 116 G Storage January 18, 2012 10:32:25 PM First, stop writing to the drive. Download 'RECUVA' and see whether that helps. Here are a whole bunch of data recovery programs, some free - https://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1G1GG... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solved1-3 second freezes when playing games that are on an external hard drive Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive connected to router? Forum Solvedhidden files and folders in external hard drive Forum SolvedHow to recover files from external hard drive that was first used on a mac, but now I have a PC Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Not Detected Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Problem Forum SolvedExternal hard drive fine on laptop but all of a sudden not being detected on TV or Xbox Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Access Denied Forum SolvedExternal hard drive vs homemade external hard drive Forum SolvedDropped a External Hard Drive Forum SolvedDropped a External Hard Drive Forum SolvedHow to remove grouping on external hard drive Forum SolvedI have a Western Digital 3TB external hard drive connectivity issue. Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive built to game record Forum SolvedFailed External Hard Drive Forum SolvedExternal Hard drive not showing up in 'My Computer', and 'Disk Management' Forum Solvedrecover data from external hard drive Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive got me stumped Forum SolvedExternal Hard Drive Malfunction Forum Solvedno files seen on my external hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !