How to Recover Lost Data from iMac G5 17 A1058?

“My iMac G5 17 A1058 is operating on 10.4.11, but all new software and misc are now requiring Mac OS X 10.5 and greater versions. So I upgraded my system to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard successfully. After upgrading I restarted my iMac and when I check for my important company files, they are lost. I searched in all volumes and also searched by typing particular file name on search option, but I didn’t found it on my system. Even I did not take any backup of these files on any storage device. Since these files are very important for me, I wanted to recover them at any cost. If anyone knows any solution for solving such type of problem, then please help me??”

Yes, you can retrieve your files easily by using Mac data recovery software that is available on market. But before knowing about recovery software, let us know some of the other causes for data loss on your iMac G5 17 A1058 desktop computer.

Some of the common reasons for data loss from iMac G5 17 A1058 are listed below:

  • Unintentionally formatting or reformatting of volumes on your iMac G5 17 computer
  • The data in the iMac desktop can be lost due system malfunctioning
  • If your HFS volume header file is corrupted, then your data stored in iMac G5 17 A1058 desktop will be lost
  • Corruption of file system due to virus or malware infection on your iMac G5 17 A1058 computer may result in data loss

If you are one of the Mac user and suffering from any of the above data lost situation, then you need not to worry. As I said above there are many data recovery tools that are capable of retrieving lost data from iMac desktop hard drives. Yodot Mac Data Recovery is one of the best Mac data recovery software that has potential to retrieve lost or deleted data from Apple iMac G5 17 A1058 desktop computer.

Get data from iMac G5 17 A1058 Desktop

Yodot Mac Data Recovery is specially designed to recover lost or deleted data from iMac computer. It recovers data from formatted or re-formatted volumes on Mac desktop and laptop hard drives. You can restore data that are accidentally deleted or lost from various storage devices like Mac external hard drives, flash drives, thumb drives and other storage drives on Mac OS X. You can also use this software to get back your lost data from Mac Mini, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air and other system that use Macintosh Operating System.

Procedure for using this software on iMac g5 17 a1058:-

  • Download and install Yodot Mac Data Recovery software on your iMac machine
  • Run the software to begin recovery process and follow the instructions that are present on screen
  • The main screen will display two options i.e. “Volume Recovery” or “Formatted/ Reformatted Recovery”
  • Since you need to recover lost data from your iMac, so select “Volume Recovery” option
  • The software scans your entire iMac computer and displays all logical volumes including the external hard drive
  • Select the particular volume from which you need to retrieve your lost data and click on “Next” option
  • In next window, you can choose a particular file type or simply press “Skip” option to select all file types by default on iMac
  • The application will display all the recovered data from selected volume and you can view them in either “Data View” or “File Type view”
  • Use “Save Recovery Session” option to save the recovered data to your desired destination location (don’t save the recovered data to a same volume from which you are trying to retrieve lost data)

Useful tips:

  • Regularly update your antivirus application to protect your crucial data on iMac G5 17 A1058 computer from virus infections
  • Always keep backup of your valuable data on other reliable storage device
  • Better cross check before emptying your Trash Bin on iMac G5 17 A1058 computer