How to Recover Data from Dead Hard Drive

With Recoverit Data Recovery, it is easy to recover data from dead hard drive in 4 simple steps.

How Can I Recover Data from My Dead Hard Disk?
Yesterday, my computer hard disk stopped working and had a clicking noise. My friend told me the hard drive is dead. But lots of important data stored on it and now I can't access them. Is there any approach to getting data back? Many thanks!

When your hard drive does not respond to any request anymore, we could say it is dead. You may hear vibrating noises when you attempt to boot your computer. Shortly after, the booting attempt may stop and nothing will be accessible anymore, including data present on the dead hard disk. Before you go to fix the dead hard drive, you might be concerned about your lost data originally stored on the dead hard drive. Here, we will show you a professional hard drive data recovery program, how to recover data from dead hard drive, how to tell if your hard drive is dead and some tips on hard drive recovery.

Part 1. The Best Dead Hard Drive Recovery Software

Professional dead hard drive recovery software can help you recover lost or deleted files from a dead hard drive with higher recovery rate and less effort. For example, Recoverit Data Recovery. It is a safe and effective data recovery tool. Moreover, it can recover your lost videos, photos, music, documents, emails, etc. from your computer hard drive as well as from USB drives, external hard drives, and other storage devices. It can also retrieve data from dead hard drive or damaged hard drive.

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Your Safe & Reliable Dead Hard Drive Recovery Software

  • Recover lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails from any storage device effectively, safely and completely.
  • Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders.
  • Supports to recover data for sudden deletion, formatting, hard drive corruption, virus attack, system crash under different situations.

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How to Recover Data from Dead Hard Drive

With Recoverit Data Recovery, you can get data from dead hard drive with 96% recovery rate and without much effort. This dead hard drive recovery software comes with both Windows and Mac versions. Here, take Windows version as an instance. For Mac users, please turn to this guide: How to Recover Files from Dead Mac Hard Drive.

Now, download and install Recoverit for Windows, launch it and take four simple steps to retrieve your data from dead hard drive.

  1. Select a data recovery mode
    To recover data from dead hard disk, you should select "Deleted Files Recovery" option.
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  3. Choose the dead hard disk
    In the next interface, you can find all hard drives Recoverit can detect. Select the dead hard drive and then click the "Start" button.
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  5. Scan the chosen hard drive
    A quick scan on the dead hard drive will be made automatically and immediately to find your data. After a few seconds, it will show you the scan result.
  6. start a quick scan

    If the quick scan can't help you find your data from hard drive, go to deep scan with "All-Around Recovery" mode which will deeply search more data.

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  7. Recover data from dead hard disk
    You can preview the recoverable data and choose the desired files. Finally, you just need to click the "Recover" button. It will get your data back from your dead hard drive.
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How to Tell If Hard Drive Is Dead

Actually, it is quite important to know if your hard drive is dead before you decide to fix it or recover data from a dead hard drive. The most common dead hard drive symptoms are as below:

Tips for Dead Hard Drive Recovery

A dead hard drive can be worrying, as some of the lost data may be extremely important. However, you should not worry unless the lost files were corrupt. You can recover data from dead hard drive in full. These files can be retrieved in full. But if you are currently not facing a dead hard disk drive, back up your data to be on the safer place. The easiest way to recover your data from a dead disk is via a bootable CD/DVD of Recoverit data recovery software.

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