Rescue Data after Fixmbr Fails

MBR (Master Boot Record) is the first boot sector of your system hard disk drive. Its basic functionality is informing BIOS to load operating system, as this process is mandatory for every system start up, if MBR gets failed due to reasons like harmful virus attack, abnormal system shutdown, etc., then you may encounter severe issues related to system. In such instances, BIOS cannot load operating system and you will find error warning such as:

  • Missing operating system
  • Error while loading operating system
  • Invalid partition table, etc

Don’t think that these messages are minor!!! As some of the users show interest only towards features and application supported on system, they may least bother about things like internal system components, memory organization, system settings and others associated with their computer. If any unexpected behavior or errors occur due to above mentioned reasons, then users may feel that system might get crash. For all such users it is advised to have awareness about basic issues related to the system.

If you are a Windows user and come across any of previously discussed issues, then Microsoft Windows recommend fixing these issues related to MBR using “fixmbr” command by running Recovery Console. This command helps to replace new Master Boot Record. However your problem is not solved completely, because during the process if any invalid partition table signature is noticed and you proceed further as your wish then Fixmbr may get fail. In such situation fixmbr may not solve your problem; additionally it makes the system partition table inaccessible, thus resulting in severe data loss.

Once if Fixmbr fails to resolve problems regarding MBR and encounters partition table corruption, then don’t think that you have permanently lost your essential data. You can still perform restoration of important data from hard disk, unless you’ve overwritten the hard disk memory with new data. With the use of Yodot Hard Drive Recovery utility you can achieve data recovery from Windows system after Fixmbr fails.

Why Yodot Hard Drive recovery?

With advanced algorithms and modules Yodot Hard Drive Recovery can find back lost data after any kind of disasters like MBR corruption, file system corruption, hard drive crash, etc on Windows OS desktops and laptops. Irrespective of brand and model of hard drive the software can resolve various data loss issues within few mouse clicks. In addition, the software can create “Disk Images” for hard drive containing bad sectors and get back missing data from FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS, NTFS5 partitions on Windows operating system (Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and 2003).

How Yodot Hard Drive Recovery Software works?

  • Connect the affected hard drive to a healthy Windows desktop or laptop
  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool and install the software to that PC
  • Run the application and stick to the onscreen instructions
  • On main screen you’ll find two options “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Choose “Partition Recovery” option to recover lost data after improper usage of “Fixmbr” command
  • The utility will display all the drives present on the computer, select the affected hard drive and press “Next”
  • The tool again scans and displays all the partitions present on the selected hard disk and choose the partition from where data is to be rescued and click on “Next”
  • Allow the software to scan selected partition; after its completion, application displays all the restorable files and folders
  • Finally save the retrieved data to your desired location (Not to the same affected hard drive)

Remember these points before using fixmbr command:

  • Use fixmbr command with complete knowledge, because it can corrupt your partition table containing important data
  • It is also suggested to run antivirus application before running fixmbr command
  • Always focus to backup your essential data prior to usage of fixmbr command

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