How to Recover Windows 8 HP PC?

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“I ran into big trouble as my Windows 8 PC crashed while trying to upgrade it to Windows 10. After clicking on upgrade option I waited for 2 long hours but there were no signs for process getting completed. So, I just pressed cancel button number of times, which froze the desktop. Now, the PC doesn’t turn on and I am worried about all the data stored in it; because, I don’t carry backup of entire data from my PC hard drive. Is there any possible way to recover data from HP PC with Windows 8 OS?”

This situation could occur with most of the computer users who are novice and doesn’t know about backing up complete hard drive data before upgrading Windows 8 OS to latest version. HP delivers performance driven laptops and PCs that can operate with all popular series of Microsoft Windows OS. But nothing stops data from being lost on HP PC and there are various instances to prove this.

Let us consider these scenarios that may cause data loss from Windows 8 HP PC:

  • Partition Damage – Process of repartitioning or partitioning hard drive using third party tool or incorrect way of handling Disk management tool can result in partition corruption
  • Hard Drive Crash – damaged boot sector / MBR due to missing of system files, malware or abnormal read / write head can result in hard drive crash
  • Intentional formatting – If any partition turns RAW or if its file system gets corrupted and shows “Drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?” error message, user might forcefully format that partition and lose data on Windows 8 HP PC
  • Windows 8 OS problems – incorrect update of Windows 8 OS, wrong process of reinstalling OS or interruptions caused during reinstallation etc. can actively bring on OS crash and inaccessibility of files stored in HP Pc hard drive

One might badly lose data from HP Windows 8 PC in these circumstances. But if user tends not to add any new files onto this PC hard drive then chances of restoring such data is quite simple with the help of data recovery applications.

How to recover data from Windows 8 HP system?

Use of Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software has simplified the process of restoring HP computer hard drive data to great extent. It has ability to bring back program files, system resource files, game data, music, videos, Office files and other documents from PC hard drive or partition with much ease. Files and folders from PC hard disk drive with SATA, ATA, PATA IDE, SCSI can be restored in no time. Apart from desktop HDDs, it also extends its support for data recovery from laptop hard drive, SSD, portable hard disk, FireWire drive, flash memory cards and other storage devices effortlessly. It assists in getting back files from storage devices with NTFS, NTFS5, FAT32, FAT16, ExFAT and reFS file systems compatible on Windows computers. This tool can be utilized to retrieve data from corrupted Windows 8 as well as from Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based computers.

5 simple steps to retrieve data from HP Windows 8 PC:

Note: If HP Windows 8 PC hard drive is completely corrupted and not booting, then connect it to a healthy Windows computer and follow below procedure. Else, if hard drive is working fine and if there is free space available then download the software onto HP PC hard drive and continue the following steps

  • After downloading the utility, install and run it reading onscreen instructions. Wait till main window opens with two major options called ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Formatted / Reformatted Recovery’
  • Click on required option based on data loss situation on Windows 8 HP computer.
  • Next screen shows all drives associated with host computer in which application is running. Select the hard drive of HP Windows 8 PC and proceed further. You can even choose file types that are to be restored from HP PC drive or simply select Mark All and continue
  • Allow the software to scan chosen HP computer hard drive. When scanning ends rescued data will get listed in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’. Save Recovery session to avoid rescanning in future and glance at the files retrieved from PC hard disk
  • Finally, preview required files and then save necessary data in desired location apart from same victim hard drive, preferably chose other external storage drive

Points to Remember:

  • Avoid interruptions when critical tasks are performed on HP Windows 8 PC
  • Maintain backup of essential data from HP system in other external storage devices

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