Computer Hard Drive Recovery

Explain the methods of data recovery from hard drive.


A hard disk drive is considered as the secondary memory of your system. This magnetic device is used for storing data in your system. In order to store data, it is divided into partitions. Failure of the hard disk calls for data recovery. There are many reasons due to which a hard disk may fail or get corrupted; a virus attack is just one of them. A corrupt hard disk may make data inaccessible or may even delete it. Therefore, in order to safe guard your hard disk, update antivirus programs regularly. Excessive use of the hard disk may also crash it. If you lost data in your hard disk or if the hard disk became inaccessible, avail of a third-party hard drive data recovery software. It is very important to recover the data from your computer hard drive since it is the place where all data of your system is stored.


Following are the different ways to recover data from the hard drive:




  • Manual recovery

  • Data recovery specialist

  • Software to recover lost data



Manual recovery



For performing manual recovery, your system needs to have 64MB RAM and it should be compatible with the Windows Operating System. Before you start to recover, you should reboot your system and enter the BIOS to determine whether the hard drive is being detected or not. Then you should install a new hard drive and Operating System in your computer. You need to connect the damaged hard drive to the second cable on your PC and prepare the system properly before you start with the recovery process.



Data recovery specialist



You could perform data recovery in your system with the help of data recovery specialists. They perform data recovery for large organizations and corporates. Data recovery specialists charge huge fees from customers. Thus, it is better to perform manual recovery or recovery using some software.



Software to recover lost data


There are different software programs available for hard disk data recovery. Before downloading it in your system you need to make sure that they are compatible with your Operating System. With the help of quality software you could perform data recovery, which may have been lost due to any reason. Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery is a software for hard drive data recovery.




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