How to Get Back Data from Dell Vostro Desktop?

“Hi!! I am a user of Dell Vostro desktop. From last few days, my system is having performance issue, due to this I decided to reinstall OS and resolve the issue. But while reinstalling OS, I don’t know what mistake I have done, even my system is unable to reboot. It contains all my data which I have stored from past few years. Now, it becomes necessary for me to perform data recovery on my Vostro PC using some software. If anyone knows appropriate Dell Vostro desktop recovery tool then please share it with me. Reply soon……”

This kind of situation might be faced by many desktop users. If reinstalling OS on desktop goes wrong, it may trigger serious problems like data loss from hard disk. Not only above mentioned situation, but also lot of other reasons are there that can lead to data loss from Dell Vostro desktop. Let us concentrate on few of them:

  • Unknowingly giving format command on Dell Vostro desktop hard drive while installation will wipe all data from the drive
  • Hard drive crash, OS crash due to various logical errors are the other common reasons for data loss from Dell Vostro desktop hard drive
  • While creating new partition or extending size of existing partition using “Disk Management utility”, there is a chance to choose wrong option which may result in deletion or damage to existing partition from Dell Vostro desktop hard drive

Actions to take to increase the chances of data recovery from Dell Vostro desktop:

First of all, stop storing data in Dell Vostro desktop hard drive because it may cause data overwriting. Then find specific data recovery software which can efficiently extract data without having any issues. If you want to restore data easily within 2 to 3 steps, then use Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software. It’s high-tech scanning method can easily scan and retrieve data from Dell Vostro PC without altering original content. This application can recover data from drives formatted with exFat, NTFS5, NTFS, FAT 32 and FAT 16 file system. Addition to Dell Vostro desktop, it also restores data from other Dell model such as Dell Inspiron Notebook and Dell Streak. Apart from dell, it can perform Acer, Fujitsu, HP, Sony, Lenovo, Samsung and Toshiba Satellite laptop recovery. Further, it allows to get data from unreadable, inaccessible, unbootable or corrupted hard drive partition on Windows system. Recovered data can be stored on basis of date, file size, file name that has created. This software is compatible with all versions of Windows OS based laptops and PCs such as Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.

Procedure to restore data from Dell Vostro desktop hard disk:

Note: If hard disk on Dell Vostro is completely vulnerable, connect it to another Windows system to perform recovery.

  • Install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on a Windows computer
  • After running, two options namely “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” will be seen
  • Choose any option based on data loss situation you have come across
  • Next this program will display list of logical and external drives present in system
  • Select the one that represents hard drive from Dell Vostro
  • Choose the file types and wait till scanning completes
  • Retrieved files will get displayed in two view types such as “Data view” and “File Type View”
  • Pick the required files or else click on “Skip” button to select all files
  • Finally, save extracted files to a desired location other than same hard drive


  • Maintain backup of significant data on some other external storage devices to prevent data loss from Dell Vostro PC
  • Follow proper procedure while installing or reinstalling OS on Dell Vostro
  • Be careful while creating new partition or extending size of existing partitions

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