How to Retrieve Data from Windows 8 PC?

“Hi, while trying to upgrade Windows 8 OS to latest version, my system got frozen and there were no sign of completing the process of up gradation. So I canceled the process in middle which made my PC inaccessible. Now I am worried about my data present on my Windows 8 PC because I don't posses backup of entire files. Is there any possible way to recover data from Windows 8 PC? Thanks in advance”

This kind of issues occur mostly with unskilled user of Windows 8 PC who doesn't know about backing how to back up entire hard drive before upgrading it to higher version. But sometimes nothing could stops data from being lost on Windows 8 PC. However, don't panic yourself! As you have two options to recover data from Windows 8 PC. Firstly you can take your Windows 8 hard drive to company they can help you to recover your files but it you may have to wait for long time. And the other way is to try reliable data recovery software which is the best way to restore your data within a fraction of minutes.

Data loss scenarios in Windows 8 PC:

  • After running CHKDSK to repair drive sometimes your files may get removed from Windows 8 hard drive partitions
  • If file system gets damaged due to logical error then files on partition would become inaccessible
  • When Windows 8 PC is not working properly then you may reinstall it, which formats your hard drive and deletes all data stored in it
  • While resizing hard drive by shrinking or expanding the size of logical drive sometimes your data will be lost due to wrong operating

Tool to recover data from Windows 8 PC:

Many users prefer Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software as it scans your entire Windows 8 PC to recover data. It can restore Office files (Word, Excel, PPT, Access, DBX, etc.), generic media files (photos, audios, videos and RAW files) compressed files, and many other file formats. It has built in advanced algorithm that helps user to recover data from Windows 8 PC in any critical condition with ease. This utility regains data from all types of file system including FAT 16, FAT 32, ExFAT, NTFS, NTFS5 and ReFS. It has capability to retrieve full partition from external hard drive, pen drives, memory card, SSD drives, FireWire drives and many devices. This program is compatible on Windows XP, Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. It is easy to use, does not require any technical knowledge to operate it.

Steps to recover data from Windows 8 PC:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool on Windows 8 PC and install it
  • Now launch the utility and your main screen will pop up with two options like ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Formatted / Reformatted Recovery’
  • Now select Windows 8 PC hard drive in which partition has to be retrieved and choose the file types to be retrieved and start with scanning process
  • After the completion of scanning process, you can view restored files from partition in 'Data View' or 'File Type View'
  • Finally use 'Save Recovery Session' option to save scanning information that can be used to resume scanning process after buying the software
  • Save recovered files on desired destination location, but not in same partition.

Points to Remember:

  • Do not save anything on your Windows 8 PC once you realize that you have lost data
  • See that you regularly take back up of all important files

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