Data Recovery From A Crashed Hard Drive Without Any Investment

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if all your memories and your work that is saved in a hard drive; gets crashed, how is then data recovery from a crashed hard drive done without spending much time and money on it?

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Data Recovery From A Crashed Hard Drive Without Any Investment


First of all, we must know the problem – how a hard drive is crashed. It can either be a mechanical or a logical failure.

In a logical failure, the components are not physically damaged, file system gets corruptedand the included things are not found but are still present.A mechanical failure means that hard drive has broken parts due to which it is not working.

To recover data from a crashed hard drive:

1) Connect your hard disk to a different computer by using a USB TO IDE ADAPTER.

2) Check if you can browse the contents of your hard drive. If you can just copy the files you want to recover because there are high chances that OS is only corrupt.

3) If not, thentry to recover your data using data recovery software.

One of the best free PC data recovery tools available is Recuva.

Even if the drive is formatted, Recuva can scan the drive recover files. If the simple scan fails, there is also a deep scan to discover more deeply-buried results. Alternate to the full version is a portable version.

Once Recuva is launched, guidance wizard will appear. You need to choose the type of file and the location where you want to recover. Next step is to scan. You can also select “Enable Deep Scan” if quick scan doesn’t find files for recovery.

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