Data Recovery after Windows 8 Crash

“Hi, I had stored varieties of files on my Windows 8 that suddenly crashed today. As I turned on the laptop to start with my routine work, I was invited with an error message saying that Windows could not start because there is some problem with the system files. So, I restarted the laptop and it stopped to work completely. It seems like I have lost all my data from Windows 8 as there is no recent backup of all the files. Can anyone please suggest me on how to recover data after Windows 8 crash?”

This is a serious disaster usually faced by most of the Windows computer users. Windows 8 operating system, a recent version of Microsoft Windows has outstanding functionality when compared to previous versions. However, Windows 8 users are also prone to data loss in number of ways among which operating system crash is a crucial factor. Users lose all the data when Windows 8 crashes due to reasons like:

  • Malfunctioning of operating system
  • Unwanted changes to boot sector files
  • Corruption of program files that are responsible to load operating system
  • Missing / incorrect driver software
  • Also, malicious virus infection
  • Errors while trying to use multiple OS on Windows 8 computer

As a result of the above factors Windows 8 might get crashed and mislaying valuable data on it. But, there are certain methods to get over the ailments that further leads to Windows 8 crash. One can try System Restore / reset option to fix certain errors when you receive symptoms of computer getting crashed. Unfortunately, Windows 8 crashes all of a sudden before knowing any of the symptoms and causes relentless data loss.

How to get back files after Windows 8 crashes?

In order to retrieve data from crashed Windows 8 make use of Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool, which is one of the renowned and efficient software. This application can regain all file types like documents, Office files, program files, personal folders and other data within few seconds from crashed Windows 8 hard drives. It supports recovery from hard drive types like SATA, SSD, SCSI, IDE, ATA, PATA, etc. that are formatted with FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems. You can also rescue data from external hard drive, USB drives, Firewire drives and other storage devices on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 and 2003 OS based computers.

Steps to extract data from crashed Windows 8:

  • Dismount the hard drive of crashed Windows 8 system and connect it to a healthy Windows computer
  • Then, download and install Yodot Hard drive Recovery tool on that system
  • Run the program and wait for the main window that shows two options, “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Now, click on Partition Recovery option to perform recovery of crashed Windows 8 drive
  • After clicking next, select the drive that represents externally connected worn-out Windows 8 drive
  • By clicking next, the software scans entire drive for missing files and displays all retrieved files
  • Make your selection for required files by toggling between Data view and File type views
  • Then select a destination location on the host system drive and save the files

Important Note:

  • Avoid abrupt termination of Windows 8 laptop / PC
  • Maintain regular backup of crucial data from Windows 8 system on external storage media
  • Abide malicious programs on Windows 8 using powerful antivirus tool

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