Data Retrieval from McAfee Encrypted Hard Drive

“Hi all, my McAfee encrypted hard drive stopped working all of a sudden. I am unable to access data saved in it now. I had lots of confidential data in PC and I do not have another copy of it. Please suggest me a way to recover data from McAfee encrypted hard drive. Thanks in advance...”

You might have encountered situations like above or other as given above in the page while using McAfee encrypted hard drive. It is very strange fact that you never realize where you went wrong until data is lost. You might have thought that you will not lose data if you encrypt hard drive and chosen McAfee program to encrypt data. Encryption of hard drive gives you data security from any unknown or unauthorized users. McAfee encryption for your hard drive gives you lots of fine features including password protection for PC hard drive. It protects data theft from hard drive by any means; but sometimes data may get lost or deleted from MacAfee encrypted hard drive in following cases:

  • Formatting McAfee encrypted hard drive deletes entries of all files file system making files invisible to OS
  • You may delete partition on McAfee encrypted hard drive by mistake or while performing some task using Disk management tool
  • Installing multiple OS on McAfee encrypted hard drive can remove data from particular logical partition on which second OS installed
  • Deleting data from McAfee encrypted hard drive by mistake while performing other action or selecting important files along with unwanted ones for deletion
  • Shift deleting files and folders, Emptying Recycle Bin without checking its contents and using cut-paste options to move data from one place to another on MacAfee encrypted hard drive can result in deletion of data

Whatever may be the scenario in which data gets lost from McAfee hard disk; you can get it back from your Windows system using effective hard drive recovery software.

McAfee encrypted hdd recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is one such software that can successfully retrieve data missing or erased from McAfee encrypted hard drive. This utility is capable of restoring data different file types like Microsoft Office documents, photos, movie files, audio files, compressed files, application files, PDF files, screenshots, etc from McAfee encrypted hard drive. In addition to MacAfee, this hard disk recovery tool can retrieve data from Sophos encrypted hard drive or from hard drive encrypted with other applications. It can recognize almost all file formats on MacAfee encrypted hard drive after deletion or loss of data after formatting, corruption, crash and other logical failure of hard drive. Additionally, you can even fix Windows error 0x80071ac3 and get back data from encrypted hard drive of desktop or laptop installed with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 OS versions.

Detailed steps to recover data from McAfee encrypted hard drive:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software and install it on your PC
  • Plug in McAfee encrypted hard drive and run installed tool
  • Select “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” or “Partition Recovery” from main screen
  • Then select icon of McAfee encrypted hard drive and click on “Next”
  • Select file types from list on next screen, which you want to restore and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning McAfee encrypted hard drive and displays recovered files in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Click on “Next” to get next screen where you can select the path to store recovered files and click on “Save” option

Tips Suggested:

  • Backup important files from McAfee encrypted hard drive onto any external storage media
  • Stop using McAfee encrypted hard drive to avoid data being overwritten by new files and use apt data recovery software to regain lost or deleted from it