Retrieve Data from Damaged Drive After Failed Mavericks Installation

Have you lost data from damaged disk when installation of OS X Mavericks fails on Mac computer? Then you are at right place, read further to find the exact solution.

Let us see few real time situations in brief:

Case1: “I tried to install Mavericks update and during installation, a error occurred. It states that my disk is damaged and greyed out. I also tried to reinstall Mavericks but it displayed 'contact Apple care'. What am I supposed to do? Awaiting for your valuable suggestions...”

Case2: “Hi, while installing Mavericks on Mac machine, I suddenly got an error statement saying that the drive is damaged. I cannot cancel the installation process so I turned off the computer. Now, I am unable to boot the machine. How to recover data from it?”

Case3: “I am using old version of Mac OS. So I downloaded Mavericks OS and installed successfully. Later when I tried to access it, it tells me 'Mavericks OS couldn't be started because disk is damaged and cannot be repaired. After your computer restarts, backup your files, erase your disk and try installing again'. So I pressed restart and ended up with same error and my entire computer just shuts off. Is it possible to recover data from it? Please help….”

If you face any of the above mentioned scenarios and wondering how to solve these kinds of issues then it is recommended to use perfect utility to recover data from damaged disk when installation fails. Proceed reading further to know exact software.

Salient features of software:

Yodot Mac Data Recovery application can easily recover data from damaged hard disk while installing Mavericks OS. It can restore data from various storage device formatted with FAT16, FAT32, HFS+ and HFS file system. Its algorithm scans and recovers data from unreadable, damaged, formatted or reformatted MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, Mac Pro, iMac and Mac Mini without any issues. It can retrieve data from damaged memory card, external hard drive, flash drives, SSD, FireWire drive, internal hard drives, etc. Along with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Yosemite operating systems, Mavericks partition recovery is done easily by using this software. Furthermore, in demo version of this tool, it provides a chance to preview retrieved data so that you can check the recovery results and go ahead to activate full version. Windows user can use Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool to recover data from damaged hard disk on various versions of Windows OS like Windows 10, 8.x, XP, Vista, Server 2008 and 2003.

How to use the tool:

  • After downloading Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool to healthy Mac computer, connect the damaged disk to this machine externally
  • Once the program is launched, in main screen you can see two options like 'Volume Recovery' and 'Formatted / Reformatted Recovery'
  • In that opt for 'Volume Recovery' option and proceed to next screen
  • Now the tool displays all drives present on Mac hard drive
  • Select damaged drive from where you lost the data
  • Next screen will display two scanning techniques namely 'Normal Scan' and 'Smart Scan'
  • Select either of the option and proceed next
  • Then choose the file type you need to recover or simply 'Skip' it
  • Software starts to scan and displays all retrieved data
  • Preview the files before saving them to destination location

Notable Points:

  • Take backup of important files regularly to avoid data loss
  • Do not save any new information on damaged disk to skip overwriting