How to Retrieve Data from Laptop Hard Drive?

“Hello there, my laptop has suddenly stopped working. Everything was fine until I installed an application on it. After this, whenever I turn on the laptop, either it hangs without proper booting or shows blank screen after getting started. It runs on Windows 7 OS version and I have saved various important documents, personal folders, images, videos and other data on its hard disk. So, can anyone suggest me with good recovery solution to perform laptop hard drive recovery?”

Laptop users are frequently increasing in number due to its portability and easy-to-use convenience. Though laptop has compact physical size, it can hoard huge data and performs all tasks like any other desktop. However, data stored on laptop hard drive may be lost due to uneven situations like explained below:

  • Hard drive crash: Factors like software conflicts, ageing of hard drive, presence of severe bad sectors, etc. may all damage hard drive of a laptop resulting in complete data loss
  • Boot sector corruption: Damage to Master boot record or corrupt registry, will stop the hard drive from booting normally
  • Incorrect termination: Practice of abruptly terminating the laptop may cause damage to the hard drive affecting its performance
  • Use of multiple antivirus program: When laptop is installed with more than one antivirus program, then software conflicts may arise causing hard drive data inaccessibility
  • Other factors: Making use of repartitioning tools, defragmentation tools, improper reinstallation of OS, wrong deletion of partition, formatting complete laptop drive, etc. may all result in loss of data from laptop hard drive

Data recovery software for laptop hard drive:

There is no need to worry about lost laptop data as it is possible to restore data from laptop hard drive after various data disasters using reliable laptop data recovery tool. One such utility is Yodot Hard Drive Recovery that is enriched with powerful scanning attributes to extract all file types from SATA, ATA, PATA, IDE, SCSI, etc. interfaced laptop hard drives. In addition to this, data from external hard drives, USB flash drives, fire wire drives, memory cards, iPods and other storage media formatted with FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS, and NTFS5 file systems can be recovered with the help of this tool. One can employ this software on Windows laptops and desktops working on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Steps to bring back files from laptop hard drive:

  • Connect your laptop hard drive from which data has to be recovered to a healthy Windows PC
  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool onto that system and install it
  • Run the utility from the given wizard and wait for the main screen to load
  • In the main window given are two options, “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Click and select appropriate option based on data loss situation
  • Then, select the drive associated with laptop hard drive connected externally on the system
  • Now, select the file types that you wish to restore or just click on Mark all option to select all file types
  • By clicking next, recovery process start and status bar showing recovery progress
  • After completion of scanning process, all restorable files will be listed in Data view / File Type view
  • Toggle between these two options to select required files
  • Lastly, specify destination location on host computer to save required files and click on save button

Necessary precautions:

  • Maintain good backup of required data from laptop hard drive on different devices
  • Avoid mishaps while performing any read / write actions on laptop hard drive
  • Make use of relevant applications on laptop by downloading it from safe web sites

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