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How to Recover Data When Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes

Posted by Jean to Storage Media Recovery 2016-02-04

Summary

Download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for 0 byte file recovery and recover data when hard drive shows 0 bytes used and 0 bytes free. Then follow the solutions to troubleshoot hard drive 0 bytes error and get storage back.

Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes Used and 0 Bytes Free

Please help me to recover the hard drive storage as much as possible. My computer's hard drive D should have over a half of the total GB left, but now the hard drive shows 0 bytes. What's the matter? Even I've saved quite a lot of photos, music and videos on the drive, still zero bytes are used and zero bytes are free? I'm using Windows 10 computer, and I assume that it's the system bug. But one of my computer savvy friends told me that it probably resulted from very disgusting viruses or notorious malware, does it mean that I can solve the problem by running AV software? Seriously, I do care all the lost data on the D drive, is there any efficient way for both data files and unused partition storage recovery?

Yes, it's true that viruses, spyware and malicious software are one of the common causes that ate up your hard drive space. Many people have suffered from "hard drive shows 0 bytes, 0 bytes free on NFTS partition and external hard drive has 0 bytes available". Next we're going to offer you some of the viable solutions that might help with a hard drive has 0 bytes left issue.

Hard Drive Data Recovery Before Fixing Hard Drive Full Problem

Be aware! If data on the fault hard drive needs to be restored, do it at once before trying to repair the hard drive. Here, use the most reliable and powerful EaseUS data recovery software to recover hard drive data in an instant way. For a better understanding and utilizing of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, please refer to the following video tutorial to recover data when a hard drive was mistakenly presented as 0 bytes.

Fix Hard Drive Shows 0 Bytes Error And Get Storage Back

1. As we've discussed, your hard drive showing zero bytes free can be attacked by viruses, spyware or malware, so try to scan your computer with Microsoft Safety Scanner, which is free downloadable security tool that provides on-demand scanning and it works with your existing antivirus software.

2. Sometimes, when hard drive tells you 0 bytes available is only because it is full. Try to delete files by running Disk Cleanup, by which the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk will be greatly reduced and storage returned.

3. Have you checked the temp folders in the hard drive? Don't underestimate the size of temporary files residing on your drive, it's better to have them cleared. Click Start, type %temp% in the search box and hit Enter, then clear them all.