Recover Data from Old Mac Hard Drive

“I am having some problem with my old Mac hard drive, but it’s still running smoothly without getting stuck. Before it get’s to worse, I thought of taking backup of all data present in my old Mac hard drive with the help of Backup utilities. While using these applications, I ended up accidentally deleting valuable files from one of volume on Mac hard drive. I need to know if there is any procedure for getting data off my old Mac hard drive. I haven’t used hard disk since I erased data from it. Thanks in advance!”

Hard drive is considered as the back bone of any computer that works with various OS versions and is mainly used for storing as well as accessing data by user. Installations, un-installation, re-partitioning hard drive, read / write process and other tasks have their own effect on Mac hard drive, which eventually becomes old and start to behave strangely. Valuable files and folders saved upon hard drive on Mac computer can be lost in below listed circumstances:

  • Formatting: Formatting old Mac hard drive to resolve format error, file system error or corruption issues in order to re-use and enhance performance of old Mac hard drive will erase entire data saved on it
  • Aging of Hard Drive: Aging of hard drive on Mac computer can result in formation of more bad sectors and users cannot access data saved on consecutive sectors after bad sectors
  • Re-sizing: Creating new volume and shrinking or expanding the size of existing volume on old Mac hard disk to improve its efficiency could cause loss of valuable data saved on it

Taking backup of data saved on old Mac hard drive can help users to overcome many problems like data loss or file corruption. If data backup is not maintained on regular basis, then many experts suggest utilizing expert tool such as Yodot Mac Data Recovery software to accomplish recovery of data from old hard disk on Macintosh system.

Old Mac hard drive data recovery tool

Yodot Mac Data Recovery software is considered as the best utility to restore data from old Mac hard drive in simple steps. This Mac hard disk recovery tool is provided with best graphical user interface that proves to be more effective in retrieving data from old Mac hard drive installed with Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks OS versions. This Mac hard drive recovery tool can retrieve data from old Mac hard drive after any logical problems. For instance; it can retrieve data from crashed Mac hard drive, failed, bad, dead, unbootable, reformatted or corrupted Mac old hard drive quite easily.

Simple steps for extracting data from old Mac hard drive:

  • Download and install Yodot Mac Data Recovery application in a healthy Mac system
  • On completion of installation process, run the program and follow onscreen steps
  • Click on ‘Volume Recovery’ or ‘Formatted / Re-Formatted Recovery’ option based on data loss issues
  • Once required option is clicked, proceed to next window to select hard drive from where data has to be restored
  • After selecting volume or Mac old hard drive, user can initiate scanning procedure
  • As soon as scanning process gets completed, user can view recovered data in ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’
  • At last save recovered files to specific storage media as preferred by users

Valuable Tips:

  • Backup your important data on old Mac hard drive to any new external storage devices to overcome data loss scenarios
  • Cross check data present in old Mac hard drive prior to deleting or formatting its volumes
  • Keep good source of power backup to prevent sudden system shutdown when Mac hard drive is being used

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