How to Restore Crashed RAID 0 Data?

“Hi, I had a perfectly working system with Windows 7 OS, 1TB and 1.5 TB drives configured in 2TB RAID 0 with extra 500G on 1.5TB drive partitioned as a separate drive. Things were working great. All information from RAID was copied to 3TB drive. I decided to get another 3TB drive to stripe it with existing drive to increase system speed. I installed new 3TB drive and striped both drives. Then I rebooted the system but both RAIDS got disappeared. Luckily all four drives are showing in Disk Manager. As entire information is present on RAID 0 array, my ultimate goal is to get back data from it. Is there any way to restore crashed RAID 0 data? I will be thankful for all suggestions which help me to recover RAID 0 without any modification of data.”

The idea of RAID 0 is to logically merge multiple less expensive drives to make a single, high capability and faster volume. Major problem with RAID 0 is it doesn’t aid you during file deletion, corruption of OS or malware etc. RAID 0 may get affected due to various reasons; particularly RAID 0 may crash in following situations:

  • Inadvertent deletion or user error
  • Malware intrusion
  • Hardware failure
  • Power failure
  • Running RAID array on degraded mode
  • Usage of single controller
  • Controller failure due to power surge
  • Corrupted RAID configuration setting of NVRAM in controller card
  • Wrong or partial rebuild during replacement of faulty drive
  • Complete system breakdown ahead completion of rebuild
  • System corruption

When RAID 0 crashes, entire data will be removed from it and its associated drives. This will be the most drastic difficult situation to handle. But don’t lose hope; you can trust Yodot Hard Drive Recovery program to recover data from crashed RAID 0 if you have not used or affected the drives using other software.

Retrieve crashed RAID 0 data using Yodot:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is an apt and most trusted application to restore data from crashed RAID 0. This software employs an advanced scanning methodology for undisruptive and rapid data restoration by rebuilding failed RAID 0 arrays. It efficiently retrieves data from RAID 0 without damaging or modifying the original files present on RAID. Apart from RAID 0, it helps to recover files from RAID 10, RAID 5 and RAID 1 etc. Also it can easily restore data from failed RAID arrays. You can utilize this pertinent tool for retrieval of data from SCSI, SATA, IDE, PATA and other interface based RAID hard drives. This utility provides you an option to preview restored data so you can ensure its recovering capability. This easy to use application has smart and comprehensible interface which makes data recovery effortless even for non-technical users. You can take advantage of this tool on computers running with Windows OS 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server2003 and Windows 2008 OS.

In addition to crashed RAID 0 recovery, Yodot helps you to recover data from crashed memory card, pen drive, SSD and other storage devices in a most simple way.

Procedure to retrieve crashed RAID 0 data:

  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool on your Windows system
  • Connect crashed RAID 0 drives and launch the program; next click on Partition Recovery button
  • Pick associated RAID 0 drives from shown list of Storage Devices
  • Select all partitions from Found Drives/Partitions label
  • Click on Skip button to restore entire data
  • Mark retrievable data from RAID 0 drives from either of the tabs - “Data Type” or “File Type View”
  • Preview restored data (ensure documents and other files based on their size, date and name)
  • Save rescued data from RAID 0 array on your desired location

Suggestions:

  • Maintain complete backup of your data on protected external hard drive
  • Monitor system using efficient antivirus application

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