How to Fix Hard Drive Won't Boot in Windows

Jun 08, 2020 • Filed to: Answer Hard Drive Problems • Proven solutions


My hard drive won't boot!

"Hi,my computer worked fine last night. However, when I arrived home today it will not load and I guess there's something wrong with the hard drive. I tried restarting it but it did not work. I also tried checking the cables and they were placed correctly. What is rong with my computer? Any ideas?"

If the computer hard driver won't boot, sometimes it would crash with a black screen, or you are not able to get to the Windows loading bar, and you might observe a black screen with flicking cursor or an error message like hard drive boot failure. When this occurs and you do not have important data on it, you can choose to reinstall your system, because this kind of problem is generally caused by certain Windows errors. If you want to keep your data, you also can find a bootable CD or USB drive to help you fix hard drive won't boot and get your data back.

Recoverit - The Crashed Hard Drive Recovery Software to Bootable

Before you go to fix unbootable hard drive, you can get a reliable and effective data recovery program to help you retrieve data back. Recoverit Data Recovery can create bootable drive to help you access to the won't boot hard drive and get your data back.

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  • 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, lost partition, virus attack, system crash under different situations.

How to Recover Data from Bootable Hard Drive

Free download Recoverit Data Recovery on a workable computer, gat a blank USB drive and connect to it. Follow the next steps to create bootable drive to access to your hard drive and retrieve your data from crashed hard drive.

1. How to Create Bootable Drive with Recoverit Data Recovery

Step 1 Launch Recoverit data recovery, please select "System Crash Data Recovery" data recovery mode.

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Step 2 You can created a bootable drive to recover data when your hard drive wont boot. Please select a mode to created USB drive.

USB bootable drive

Step 3 Before creating USB bootable drive, you should make sure your important data have backup. Click "Format now" button, it will start uo creating bootable drive.

It will take for a while to complete the process of craeting USB bootable drive, please do not eject the USB flash drive.

Step 4 After created bootable drive, you will the guide of data recovery from hard drive.

2. How to Recover Data from Unbootable Hard Drive

Before you start to recover data from crashed hard drive, you will need to set the BIOS to boot from USB. Please check out this page you can learn how to set your computer to boot from a USB drive.

Step 1 Please connect the bootable USB drive to the crashed computer and start it.

Step 2 Restart your computer and start to recover data from hard drive..

Please do not save any data to the crashed hard drive, you should get a safe device to save them to avoid data loss and overwritten.

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