Rescue Saved Games from Xbox 360 Hard Drive

“I have a configuration of Intel Quad Core Processor with 4GB RAM and 1TB HDD with 1GB Nvidia Geforce Gt 650m “I am great lover of playing games; but accidentally I performed format operation on my Xbox 360 hard drive instead of virus infected flash drive that is connected to my system. The formatted Xbox 360 hard drive holds all my favorite games saved from long back. Can anyone tell me about how to regain saved games from formatted Xbox 360 hard drive?”.

Xbox 360 hard drive is high performances gaming console with extra benefits like simple configuration, portability, increased storage capacity, etc. Since most of the people are crazy about playing games, Xbox 360 hard drive gains more popularity in recent days. Xbox 360 hard drive also allows users to download demos of games from Xbox Live Marketplace. The device even acts storage repository for your huge game collection. Despite of having so much convinces and advantages, games saved on Xbox 360 hard drive might get delete or lost due to various reasons. For instance have a look on below listed scenarios:-

  • Mistakenly deleting favorite games while deleting unless files from Xbox 360 hard disk
  • Abnormal ejection of Xbox 360 hard drive during data transfer
  • Abrupt system shutdown due to power outage while playing games on Xbox 360 hard drive
  • Xbox 360 hard drive corruption due to harmful virus infection
  • Using the same Xbox 360 hard drive on multiple platforms like Windows and Mac
  • Logical conflicts while configuring Xbox 360 hard drive in system

How to recover saved games from Xbox 360 hard drive?

No matter how loss or deletion of games from Xbox 360 hard drive has occured, you can regain them with the aid of appropriate data retrieval software such as Yodot Hard Drive Recovery. This application is among the most used data recovery tool to rescue erased and missing games from Xbox 360 hard disk drives on Windows system. Including games, the utility also recovers various kinds of files such as project documents, compressed files, images, songs, video clips and many more. In addition to games off Xbox hard drive, it can even brings back data from internal hard disks, SSDs, portable hard drives, memory cards, pen drives and other storage components. You can even run this software on various Windows operating systems like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

Procedure to restore games from Xbox 360 hard drive:

  • Attach Xbox 360 hard drive to a healthy Windows system and let it get detected
  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to that PC
  • Run the tool and stick to the main screen instructions
  • Use “Partition Recovery” option to extract games from selected partition or use “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to restore games from formatted Xbox 360 hard disk
  • The program scans and displays all the internal and external drives (Xbox 360 hard drive)
  • Choose the Xbox360  hard drive and click on “Next” button
  • The application scans selected drive and displays deleted / missing games from Xbox 360 hard drive
  • Select the files and folders which you want to rescue back
  • Finally save your retrieved game files to your desired destination location, but not to the same Xbox 360 hard drive which might result in data overwriting

Precautionary Tips:

  • In order to make successful recovery of deleted or lost games it is recommended to stop using Xbox 360 hard drive after data loss
  • For game lovers it is suggested to backup their priceless games on some other storage device
  • Do not use Xbox 360 hard drive on incompatible or unauthentic devices