Recently I found a weird crisis with my system, after that my hard drive became inaccessible. The hard drive is in BIOS; even then it didn’t display anything. So I restarted the system but of no use. HDD consists of many images, songs, videos, games, and lots of software collection from past few years. I don’t want to lose those files, how to restore data from not working hard drive? Please help.
Computer users store all information in hard drive. File storage or data sharing can be done effectively due to outstanding performance of hard disk. Nowadays, hard disk failures like corruption, not booting, inaccessibility have become common. If you have this type of issue with your hard disk and lost precious data, then don’t get disappointed. Your data will not be erased from not working hard disk; it can be recovered by using reliable software. But before that, let us discuss some scenarios about how your hard disk might stop working:
- Damaged file system on hard disk drive due to virus intrusion can make the drive inaccessible
- If BIOS is not configured properly on hard disk due to boot sector corruption then hard drive may stop working
- Abruptly turning off your system while sharing data, frequent power surge, etc. will cause damage to hard disk after which drive may not work properly
- If many number of bad sectors are present on hard drive it contributes to malfunctioning of hard disk
Not working hard drive data retrieval tool:
Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is best software to restore data from hard drive that is not working. This software not only restores data from not working hard drive, but also recovers lost NTFS or FAT partitions for multiple times. The user can get back data from HDD that is dead, failed, unrecognized or showing various errors on start up. Apart from this, the program can retrieve data from memory card, FireWire drives, pen drive, external hard drive and many other storage devices. It has the ability to save recovery session and resume at later stage without having to rescan again. This tool can be easily installed on different Windows OS versions like Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.
Steps to restore data from not working hard disk:
Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool on healthy Windows system. Get here. Connect not working hard disk to this Windows computer and run the application. On main screen you will get two options as ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Formatted/Reformatted Recovery’. In that opt for ‘Partition Recovery’ option and proceed next. Select drive that represents not working HDD and scanning process starts. The rescued data list will be displayed in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’. View the files and further save these recovered data in desired destination on host Windows computer hard drive but not to same hard drive that is not working.