"My WD My Book studio 2TB lost data after I updated Mac to Mavericks. Please help."
If you are suffering critical data loss on Western Digital external hard drive after Mavericks upgrade on Mac, stay calm. You are not alone. Many other users have also complained in the MacRumors forums, Western Digital's forums and Apple's Support Communities that they lost data on WD external hard drive after Mavericks upgrade. For your information, this article aims to help you recover all missing files, folders and other important data on WD external hard drive after installing Mavericks on all Mac computers, such as MacBook Pro, iMac, MacBook Air, Mac Pro.
Mavericks corrupts external hard drive, and Western Digital has warned customers about the Western Digital and other external HDD products experiencing data loss when updating to Apple's OS X Mavericks (10.9). This company has been seeing into the possible connection to the WD Drive Manger, WD Raid Manger and WD SmartWare software applications. And it suggests customers to uninstall those applications before upgrading to Mavericks, or, if you already have upgraded, to uninstall those applications immediately. No causes are identified by WD or Apple till now. We will follow up this issue and update you according. Remember to take the following tips after you lost WD external hard drive data on Mavericks.
Although now there are no confirmed reasons why this data loss issue will happen, this does not mean you can't do anything to rescue the lost data of your WD external hard drive. Below are the details.
If you haven't put any new files to reuse the space of the lost data on WD external hard drive, all your lost photos, videos, audios, documents, and other data are recoverable. We highly recommend you to immediately use the best data recovery software, Data Recovery for Mac, to recover lost Western Digital external hard drive data after installing Mavericks. The sooner you use, the more chances you can get back all data. Many users who had suffered the same issue have used this program to successfully retrieve all data. Free download and install Data Recovery for Mac on your Apple's OS X Mavericks (10.9) and then do as follows:
After all these steps with Data Recovery for Mac, all you lost files, including pictures, videos, music, and other documents will be back again just like you have never lost them. Share with the people around you since many of them may also suffer the same data loss issue on their WD external hard drive after updating to Mavericks.