Recover Data after Error File System on the Disk Is Corrupt and Unusable

“After facing many obstacles while upgrading operating system from Windows 7 to Windows 8, I completed that process by the end of the day. However, that satisfaction did not continue for longer because my system was showing error the file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable. Please run the chkdsk utility on the volume…” while accessing some application on system. I am getting frustrated after spending so much of time and still going through the same trouble...Any help would be greatly appreciated.”

Most of the Windows users come across this kind of annoying error messages when they try to install dual operating system, upgrading operating system, converting file system and other system related tasks without proper guidance. In order to fix issues majority of users go for CHKDSK utility available on Windows system. However, it might not resolve the issue due to severity of corruption of hard disk partitions. This error will occur due to numerous reasons, let us consider some of them:

  • File system corruption due to abrupt system shutdown while saving files
  • ISO image of hard drive corruption
  • Due to corruption of shadow copies of hard disk drive partitions
  • Hard drive partition corruption due to suspicious virus attack
  • Other reasons include presence of bad sectors, OS failure, hard drive crash and many more

Well, most people go for reinstalling the operating systems or formatting the hard drive partitions in order to overcome this error or some will try hard to fix the issue and end with inaccessible hard disk partitions. In such situation, users will greatly worry about their essential data stored in hard drive. If so, then don’t worry, it is possible to recover missing data from hard disk after file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable error on Windows system using data recovery software like Yodot Hard Drive Recovery.

Software to recover data after file system structure error:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software is the most efficient data recovery application to bring back lost or unreadable hard drive partition data after the file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable error on Windows system. The application easily restores lost and missing data such as MS Office documents, compressed files, program files, photos, songs, movies, game files etc in few minutes. It can restore missing data due to hard drive crash, operating system malfunction, accidental formatting of partition and others. This tool supports retrieval of data from various hard disk interfaces such as IDE, SATA, ATA, PATA, SAS, etc. Additionally, it runs on all the latest Windows OS versions including Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

Steps to rescue data after the file system structure on the disk is corrupt and unusable error:

Note: If your hard drive is not mounting on system due to file system structure error, then connect the affected hard drive to a healthy Windows system as portable hard drive.

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery and install the software to your Windows desktop / laptop
  • Run the program and stick to the main screen steps
  • You will find two options from the main screen i.e. “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Select “Partition Recovery” to restore inaccessible data from hard disk partitions
  • The tool starts scanning the system and shows all the drives present in it
  • Select the drive from where data is to be recovered
  • The application scans selected drive and shows all the retrieval data in two view types “Data Type” and “File Type” view
  • Shift between the two views and mark your preferred files and folders
  • Finally browse for the destination location to save your regained data to system, but not to the same hard drive partitions


  • Try to perform complex system tasks under proper guidance
  • Do not save any data to affected hard drive in order to avoid data mishap
  • Keep system free from external threats like viruses or malwares
  • Always prefer to backup essential data on any external storage devices

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