Hard disk, one of the important parts of the computer, stores all of the information that we create and copy on the computer. Since we store so many various files on it, the hard disk also can fail because of different reasons. We need to perform diagnostics for a failed hard drive with some disk error checking tools, making sure it will not out of operation. Now let's do it with the following guide.
Hard Disk error checking tool: Spotmau PowerSuite Gloden
It offers you disk diagnostics to do bad sectors checking and disk defragment.
Run Spotmau PowerSuite on your computer, and launch it. Then choose Disk Management and hit it.
Disk management offers you two major functions: Partition Genius and Clone Genius. Choose the former one and hit to start partition genius.
Note: If you want to clone your disk or partitions, you can choose "Clone Genius", which can help you backup your data without data loss.
On the top right corner, you'll see the "Disk Diagnostics" menu. Select a partition from the blocks, and hit "Disk Diagnostics". Then you can choose "Bad Sectors Checking" and "Disk Defragment" from the pop-up menu.
When choosing "Bad Sectors Checking", the program will automatically check the partition of the disk you selected, and generate a report for you as below.
When choosing "Disk Defragment", you can choose any partition and hit "Analyze" to get a report about the disk, and then hit "Defragment" to defrag your disk. You can check the disk status on the progress bar, and you are allowed to pause or stop during the defragment if you have a need.
If your hard disk crashes or can't boot up, you can use the bootable CD that Spotmau PowerSuite Gloden offers you to repair hard disk easily.
Besides, this PowerSuite Golden also can assist you in speeding up your computer, backup files, recover lost data, password protecting files, find back MS key, and so forth. It's a complete computer toolkit for all computer users.
After you have done hard disk diagnostics if you can not fix well your hard drive with bad sectors and you did not backup hard drive data habitually. But you want to recover you lost data back, in this case, you can try a hard drive recovery software. Recoverit Data Recovery is a safe and effective data recovery software, recovers your lost data from your computer hard drive as well as from USB drives, external hard drives, and other storage devices.
Download and install Recoverit hard drive recovery on your computer. Follow the next simple tutorial to recover data from hard drive with Recoverit Windows version.
Step 1. Launch Recoverit data recovery, select "deleted files recovery" data recovery mode to start.
Step 2. Please select a hard disk drive which your data stored in and click "Start" to scanning
Step 2. Recoverit hard drive data recovery will start a quick scan. You can simply preview some recovered files after the scan.
Step 4. If you cannot find your data, you can go to scan again with the "All-around Recovery" mode. It will deeply search your hard drive but it will take more time.
Step 5. After the deep scan, all recoverable files on the hard drive will be shown in the window, you just need to select data you need and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.
Please save all recovered files to a safe storage device. To avoid data loss again or overwriting.