Retrieve Data from OCZ Vertex Solid State Drive

“Hi I use OCZ Vertex 2.5” SSD drive on my desktop to save numerous data like pictures, movies, important documents, etc. But today as I turned on the desktop, there was something wrong with it and desktop showed nothing. So, I then connected this OCZ Vertex SSD to another computer using external USB case and learnt that hard drive is dead. Data present in this drive is important and I cannot afford to lose it. Is there any proficient way to recover data from OCZ Vertex SSD on desktop? Please inbox your suggestions, thanks in advance.”

Users might come across such questions in many technical forums. OCZ vertex SSD is one of a rare kind of storage drive with high-end performance. This SSD features faster data read / write speeds, consumes very less power and is resistant from extreme temperature, shock and vibrations. OCZ Vertex SSD can store data in the range of 60GB, 120GB, 240GB, 256GB and 512GB capacities. But, even data saved on this OCZ SSD is prone to get lost or deleted in unforeseen situations as listed below:

  • Accidental formatting and/or reformatting of Vertex SSD or when OCZ Vertex SSD shows format error without backing up essential data
  • Malfunctioning of hard drive due to file system corruption, boot sector corruption, malware attacks, etc. can severely damage and files may get disappear from OCZ Vertex SSD
  • Installing third party applications on OCZ Vertex SSD to perform tasks like drive defrag, repartitioning, creating new partition etc. may cause corrupt SSD causing loss of files
  • Errors while OS reinstallation or updating process; adding up of bad media spots on hard drive, OS crash, aging of drive and other logical errors can result in non-functioning of OCZ Vertex SSD

In all these above mentioned scenarios, data from OCZ Vertex SSD will become inaccessible when it gets corrupt or damaged. However, if user posses backup of data from OCZ Vertex SSD, then one need not worry much when the drive stops working. Nevertheless don't be disappointed even if you don't own backup and your files got lost, deleted or become unreachable on OCZ Vertex disk. As you can easily retrieve data from solid state drive if you employ reliable and efficinet recovery tool like Yodot Hard Drive Recovery.

OCZ Vertex SSD data recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is built with excellent recovery strategy that can bring back each single file from OCZ Vertex SSD after reckless data loss incidents. It has high-level read-only algorithms that safely retrieve data like MS Office documents, media files, program files, folders, archives, etc. from various OCZ Vertex SSDs. This utility can even recover data from failed SSD, corrupted, dead, unbootable, formatted SSD. Apart from OCZ Vertex, this tool is capable of restoring data from SSD storage drives manufactured by Samsung, Kingston, Plextor, Intel, SanDisk and many more. It can also rescue data from internal hard disk, FireWire drives, external drives, USB flash drives, memory cards, iPods and other storage media on Windows computers / laptops working with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Server 2003 and 2008 OS versions.

Steps to get back data from OCZ Vertex SSD hard drive:

  • Download the Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on a Healthy Windows computer by connecting OCZ Vertex SSD to this system
  • Install the tool and run it according to given instructions
  • In main screen, click on ‘Partition Recovery’ or ‘Formatted / Reformatted Recovery’ according to data loss from OCZ Vertex SSD
  • From next screen, select the drive representing OCZ Vertex SSD which is connected externally
  • Also, if required mention the file types to restore or else click skip or Mark All button and proceed
  • Now, click next and allow the software to scan OCZ Vertex SSD to restore all possible files from it
  • After few span of time a list of files will get displayed in Data View / File Type View
  • Toggle between the 2 view types and examine the media files using Preview button
  • At last save this restored data to destination location in host computer drive

Precautionary Measures:

  • Avoid accidental deletion, formatting and other data loss incidents inducing activities on OCZ Vertex SSD
  • Make sure that all necessary data from OCZ Vertex SSD is backed up in other storage devices

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