Retrieve Files From Locked Hard Drive

Each and every system user tries to protect their files and folders stored in hard drive in various ways. Locking hard dirve with password, is also one such precautionary measure used by most of the users. However, some unfortunate situations prove that locked hard drives are not free from unforeseen data loss instants. Beside protecting your confidential data from hacker or unauthorized person, password protected or locked hard dirve undergo various situations, which leads to loss or removal of files from that HDD.

As hard drive plays vital role in storing and accessing data in system, its usage is more. Hard drive is integrated with various units of computer like file system, operating system, peripherals and others. Therefore, inspite of secure password protection, locked hard drive may go through several data loss issues. The files stored in locked hard drive may go missing or get deleted due to numerous reasons like shift – Deleting important files; unplanned formatting of locked hard drive partitions, file system corruption due to logical conflicts with third party apps, interrupted file transmission process, severe virus infection, unusual system shutdown while accessing data, operating system crash, hard drive failure and many more other reasons.

These circumstances lead to loss or deletion of files from locked hard drive. If you came across any of above specified factors and lost essential files from locked hard disk drive, then don’t bother!! No matter what caused loss or removal of files and folders form locked hard drive, you can bring them back with the aid of result-oriented file retrieval application like Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool.

Locked hard drive recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool provides secure, safe, instant file recovery from locked hard drive on Windows system. It is possible to recover files from password protected hard drive, portable hard drives, flash drives, SSDs, media cards and other storage media using this tool. You can retrieve Microsoft office documents, program files, compressed files, database files, media files and others from password locked hard drive having various interfaces such as IDE, SCSI, PATA, SAS, SATA, etc. This software can also restore files from form FAT, FAT16, FAT32, ExtFAT, NTFS, and NTFS5 file systems formatted storage drives. This tool is compatible with all versions of the Windows operating systems (Server 2008, Server 2003, XP, Vista, 7) including its latest version Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.

Note: Yodot will also helps you to recover data when you cannot open files due to folder lock, unable to retrieve the locked iPod, locked photos recovery from system and in many other cases.

Step by step process to recover files from locked hard drive:

  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to your Windows computer
  • Open the application and follow the on-screen directives
  • First you will find main screen with two options such as “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Select any option based on data loss situation happened with your hard drive
  • This utility begins scanning the entire PC and displays all the partitions / drives of locked hard drive
  • Select the locked hard drive partition from where you have restore files
  • This program scans the selected partition and displays all the deleted or missing files from locked HDD
  • Mark the files and folders that you want to regain from that locked hard drive
  • At last browse for the target location to save retrieved files; however don’t save to the same locked hard drive partition from where you have rescued files

Important Tips:

  • Do not store new data on locked hard drive after loss or deletion of files
  • Avoid installing several third party application in your system
  • Always maintain updated anti-virus software to detect and delete virus infection on locked hard drive