How to Retrieve Files from Old Hard Drive?

Is your Windows system’s hard disk drive is not recognized by operating system? Does you getting frequent blue screens of death error? If your PC no longer recognizes its hard drive or it display number of logical errors, then problem perhaps indicates something wrong with computer hard drive. May be your hard drive become old!! Isn’t it? Yes, in most of the instances, when you use hard drive for long period of time, it will exhibit unexpected behaviors.

These kinds of situations can make most of user’s fear of losing essential data stored in old hard drive. Data loss from old hard drive is something that not accepted by any users. After working for number of years with your system, you might have preserved plenty of files and folders related to official as well as personal life in HDD. There are various reasons for loss or missing of data from old hard drive such as suspicious virus or Trojan horse attacks on hard drive, developing too many bad sectors, filling complete hard drive with necessary or unnecessary data, installing several valid or invalid third party apps, etc.

If you have lost data from old hard drive due to any of previously discussed factors, then don’t worry!! Make use of suitable data retrieval software such as Yodot Hard Drive Recovery in order to restore erased or missing data from old hard disk drive on Windows computer.

Old hard drive data recovery tool:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is result-oriented data restoration tool, which helps you to rescue lost or inaccessible data off old hard drive after various critical data loss scenarios on Windows system. This program recovers various type of files like MS Office files, media files, compressed files, program files, and many more from old hard drive. Even, you can restore data from dead or erased hard drive, RAW hard drive, unbootable hard disk, faulty hdd, unbootable hard drive etc on Windows computer. This software efficiently perform data recovery from various hard drive interface like IDE, SATA, SCSI, PATA, SAS etc and supports FAT16, FAT32, ExtFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems. Furthermore, this application also retrieves data from other removable storage devices such as external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, SSD drives, FireWire drives, etc. It is compatible to install on Windows system running with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Procedure for rescuing data off old hard drive:

  • Plug in old hard drive to healthy Windows desktop / laptop
  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to that Windows computer
  • Launch the tool by login as system admin and follow the on-screen instructions
  • From main screen select “Partition Recovery” option to restore data from old hard drive
  • This application scans and shows both internal and external hard drives present in that Windows system
  • Select device drive that represents your old hard drive from where data is to be recovered
  • This program scans again and displays all data from selected hard drive
  • Mark the files and folders, which you want to bring back and click on “Next” button
  • At end save the rescued data to your desired destination location on system or other external storage devices; however not to same old drive from where you retrieved data to avoid data mishap
  • This tool also allows you to compress restored data to save memory space

Keep eye on these tips:

  • Do not fill up your hard drive with plenty of unnecessary files and folders
  • Avoid installing several unknown third party applications and uninstall the apps which are not using from long time
  • Maintain quality anti-virus software to keep your system hard disk drive virus free