“I need to know the simplest way that can be implied in recovering data from bad hard drive on my Windows 8 system. I think the system was infected with virus, a result of which the hard drive has been damaged and hence has become inaccessible.”
Hard drives are the major components of the system where user stores and access data accordingly. As from above scenario, if your hard drive goes bad, there is no need to get tensed. You can easily recover data from bad hard drive with effective use of Hard Drive Recovery software. But, before getting to know how to retrieve data from bad hard drive, find out more about what are the issues that can result in bad hard drive on your PC.
Some of the scenarios that lead to bad hard drive are:
- Increase in number of bad sectors on the hard drive can result in bad hard disk
- Installation of unknown applications in the system for optimizing the computer
- Performing more number of tasks at same time can also damage your hard drive
- Virus / malware attack to the system can corrupt file system of hard drive, making it inaccessible
Recovering Data from Bad Hard Drive:
Hard Drive Recovery software gives you the best results for restoring data from bad hard drive in a minimum duration of time. With use of simple interactive wizard, even a non-technical user can get back his files from bad hard drive under worst data loss circumstances. As this is a read only tool, user can target specific file types that need to be restored from bad hard drive. This program is also included with Save Recovery Session option, using which user can save recovery process at any instant of time and resume it at later stage without need to rescan the entire hard drive again. With presence of various versions of Windows operating systems, we have made sure that this utility can be installed on different Windows OS versions like Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 respectively.
Follow the simple steps to recover data from bad hard drive:
Hit on this link to download Hard Drive Recovery application in the system by logging in as local system admin. On completion of installation process, user can run the program and follow on screen steps. From main screen of utility click on Partition Recovery option and then move on to next screen. Select bad hard drive from list of drives and then carry on to next screen. Mark all file types that needs to be restored and then initiate scanning of your bad hard drive. Upon completion of recovery process, user can select and save the restored list of files to relevant destination location.
- Maintain backup of important data on more than one destination to overcome
- Always check for number of bad sectors on your hard drive
- Avoid installation of unknown applications in the system