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How to Recover Data from A Not Working Computer? Like Dead, Broken, Crashed

Posted on Oct 11, 2017 by Jean to Data Recovery Solution

Summary

By running EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard from winPE bootable disk, you can easily recover data from a not working computer/laptop that is dead, broken, crashed, water damaged or no longer being able to turn on.

"Please help! I have an over 5-year-old Acer laptop. Since last year, it has developed all kinds of problems and reinstalling system did not help. Yesterday when I was watching a streaming video, it sent annoying clicking sound uninterruptedly, about an hour later the laptop suddenly shut down, only displaying blue screen after restart. Can I recover data from a not working computer?"

Quite a large number of users are requesting solutions to data recovery from a non-functional computer or non-bootable operating system. It's commonplace and I believe most of you have the experience from an aged PC, a Windows update, malware or virus infection, etc. How are you going to access hard disk data without OS?

You need bootable data recovery software at this moment.

How to Create EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Bootable Disk?

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition is the recommended bootable data recovery software you're going to use. To make a full use, you need another working computer and a CD/DVD or USB drive to help.

This is how you start to create a bootable disk with EaseUS software.

Step 1. Download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition on a working computer.

Step 2. Insert the CD/DVD or USB drive you prepared into the computer. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition will recognize the device automatically. Select CD/DVD or USB drive and click "Proceed" to create a bootable disk.

create bootable disk to recover data from a not working computer

How to Recover Data from Dead Computer with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition?

With a bootable disk that has EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard installed, you can now boot the nonworking computer from the disk and try to get files off from it.

Step 1. Hold and press F2 while booting your dead computer and choose to boot from EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE bootable disk.

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will then appear. Select a location where you want to recover files and click Scan.

select a location to recover data from a not working computer

Step 3. After the scan is over, select target files and click Recover.

select files and recover data from a not working computer