How to Restore Erased Volume on Mac So X?

Like any other operating system, Mac hard disk also consists of logical drives called Volumes. Partitioning of hard disk is needed to separate operating system from other computer data. They are also very useful while installing multiple operating systems on a single Mac hard disk. For example, you can install Mac Snow Leopard on one volume and can reserve the other partition to install Mac Lion.

But unfortunately Mac users undergo missing of partitions from their system after unintentional deletion. When such incident occurs, along with erased volume users won’t be able to access data present on it which creates many problems. Luckily, erased drives on Mac can be retrieved along with its data, if user takes necessary measures soon after facing loss of data.

What leads to missing of deletion of volumes from Mac hard drive?

Volumes on Mac hard drive can get erased for different reasons. Most commonly users end up in erasing hard disk volumes while creating new volume on Mac hard disk i.e. during repartitioning hard drive. Also users may accidentally delete wrong volume instead of some other volume or while performing some other task on their Macintosh system. Other possibilities that contribute loss of volume on Mac machine are abrupt system termination due to frequent power surge, false operation while installing operating system, file system corruption on Mac hard drive, metadata structure corruption, and improper usage of “Disk Utility” functionality and so on.

When a volume goes missing or erased from Mac hard drive due to any of the above mentioned causes, you can use instant handy method i.e. Time Machine utility to restore data from erased volume as it holds all recently modified files as updated backup. Yet, if you fail to acquire your precious data then you have choose outstanding Mac volume recovery software.

Software to retrieve data off deleted Mac volume:

Yodot Mac Data Recovery is the simplest and unique restore utility to bring back data off deleted Mac volume. The tool supports restoration of data from both internal and external Mac hard drives and is compatible with all versions of Mac OS X. The application has the ability to execute erased volume recovery even if the partition table is severely corrupt or damaged. Further, this application retrieves various file types from corrupted, damaged, formatted and inaccessible Mac hard disk and even supports data recovery after OS corruption, OS reinstallation, OS up gradation and many other data loss scenario.

How to use the software?

  • Download Yodot Mac Data Recovery application and install it on your Mac desktop / laptop
  • Run the software via desktop shortcut or from start menu
  • The software displays two option on the main screen
  • Choose “Volume Recovery” option to retrieve data from your deleted Mac Volume
  • The software scans whole computer and displays all the logical and external drives connected to your Mac machine
  • Choose the physical drive and click on “Next”
  • The tool scans the lost Volume and displays all the deleted / lost data from it
  • Choose the files which you would like to recover
  • The software also allows you to preview the recoverable files using “Preview” option
  • Use “Save Recovery Session” option to save the scanned information
  • Finally save the recovered files to your desired destination location. But not onto the same Volume from where data is being recovered

Suggestions for successful data recovery:

  • Do not format or re-partition your Mac hard disk after you have erased any volume
  • Avoid writing data to the physical drive containing lost partition
  • Check twice or thrice before deleting or extending Mac Volume

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