How to Recover Lost RAID Data for Free

How to Recover Lost RAID Data Free

Did you lose some of your RAID data? The following is how to use the best RAID recovery software to get all your RAID data back.

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Oct 13, 2020 • Filed to: Answer Hard Drive Problems • Proven solutions


If you have a deal with a lot of big data then you may have heard of RAID. It is a dedicated solution that can help users store a lot of data without having to spend too much on servers. But many of our users still ask what RAID is and how it can help. Recently, however, we have been getting questions regarding lost RAID data and whether it is even recoverable.

In this article, we are going to be looking at this issue in more detail. We begin with exactly what RAID is before moving on to how you can recover RAID data for free.

Part 1: All You Need to Know about RAID

RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks which means that it a simple and logical way to put multiple disks together into a single array. The main goal here is that when these disks work together, they will provide the same speed and reliability that a more expensive solution would provide. The level of reliability and speed you will get will however depend on the type of RAID you are using.

One of the main advantages of using RAID is that they easily bypass the limited speed and physical limitations that hard drives often experience. There are different types of RAID to use including the following;

Part 2: Possible Causes for RAID Data Loss and Suggestions

Although very reliable, RAID systems are also prone to data loss. Some of the most common causes of RAID failure include the following;

Part 3: Best RAID Data Recovery Software Free Download

So, what do you do when you are faced with one of the above scenarios and you end up losing some or all the data on your RAID? Well, other than turning off the array to prevent further damage and protect the remaining data on the drive, you may want to find a way to recover the data you've lost. There is a tool that allows you to recover up to 100MB of the lost data for free. If you have lost more than 100MB of data, you may have to purchase the premium version to recover the rest.

This tool is Recoverit Data Recovery, a reliable, effective, and inexpensive solution that will help you recover any type of data on your RAID. Some of the program's features include the following;

deleted data recovery

Recoverit Data Recovery - The Best File Recovery Software

  • It can be used to recover more than 1000 different types of data in all formats
  • It is also useful for the recover data from all types of storage from hard drives, external drives, and even RAID arrays
  • It will also recover the data regardless of the circumstances under which the data was lost in the first place
  • It is very easy to use, allowing you to recover your data in three simple steps and just a few minutes.

Part 4: How to Recover Deleted Files from a RAID Hard Drive

To use Recoverit Data Recovery to recover deleted files from a RAID hard drive, follow these simple steps;

Step 1: Download and install the program to your computer and then launch it. Select the RAID hard drive under the "Hard Drives" section and then click "Start" to begin.

recoverit interface

Step 2: Recoverit will begin scanning the selected drive. This scanning process may take some time depending on the size of the files on the drive. You can stop the scanning process anytime by clicking on the "Pause" button at the top.

operations during scanning

Step 3: When the scan is complete, click on a file to preview it before clicking on "Recover" to recover the file.

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Losing data on a RAID array is not impossible. But with Recoverit Data Recovery, you can easily recover the missing data easily and quickly. Since it allows you to recover 100MB data free, you also have nothing to lose. Download it today to try it.

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