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How to Recover Data from a Crashed Hard Drive

Overview of crashed hard drive data recovery

Have you ever encountered hard drive crash problem? Have you ever found a reliable way to recover data from a crashed hard drive? Your hard drive may crash and fail to work for many reasons, and what’s worse, no one can expect when the accident will happen. That’s why many users are attacked by huge data loss caused by hard drive crash. But don’t worry! In this page we introduce you how to use special hard disk recovery software to effectively recover data from a crashed hard drive with ease. Learn it and then you can easily rescue your treasured data when you are faced with a hard drive crash problem. 

How to identify a hard drive failure

Actually, the first thing you need to do is determine if it really is a hard-drive failure when your hard drive crashed. You can test the hard drive easily by hooking it up as a secondary drive to another computer through a USB universal drive adapter. If you can access the failed hard drive and browse its files on the alternate computer, it means your hard drive is probably fine but your operating system needs to be reinstalled. Otherwise, you may need to consider how to recover your data from a crashed hard drive.

Steps to recover data from a crashed hard drive

Actually, there are two ways from which you can choose to salvage your data from a crashed hard drive. The first one is to turn to a data recovery company. Depending on how your drive is damaged and the amount of data they have retrieved, they may charge you a hundred to several thousand dollars. And the second way is to try Syston Data Recovery, a professional data recovery tool. It can effectively retrieve your data from a crashed hard drive with minimum cost and time. You can download the program and complete the recovery job at home by yourself.

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Step 1. Launch Syston Data Recovery and select the file types you want to recover. Then click "Next" button to move to the next step.

Launch Syston Data Recovery to recover data from a crashed hard drive

Step 2. Select the disk where you lost your data and click "Scan" button, the software will quickly scan the selected disk to find all your target files. If you lost your partition, select "Lost Disk Drives" and "Scan" to continue the recovery process.

Scan the crashed hard drive to recover data

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable files one by one and select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back once. Here you should save all the recovered files on a different drive or memory card in case of recovery failure.

Preview and recover data from a crashed hard drive

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