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How to Recover Data when Windows Computer or Hard Drive Won't Boot

Posted by Abby Haines to Data Recovery Solution 2016-11-14

Summary

Losing your data because Windows computer won't boot? Don’t worry! This page shows you how to recover data from PC or hard drive that won't boot in Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista by professional data recovery software with bootable disk.

Overview of data recovery from a PC or hard drive that won't boot into Windows

Sometimes, computer might refuse to boot in Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista due to system issues, hard drive failure or crash or some other reasons. When it happens, you won’t be able to access all of your files including pictures, videos, documents, emails and all the data even they are kept intact on the laptop hard drive. Many users especailly who installed Windows 10 have suffered such unexpected data loss disasters after Windows won't boot. Have you ever had the terrible experience and tried to find a way to recover files from a dead computer

Actually, It is really not an easy job to recover data from dead hard drive or laptop that won't boot into Windows even you have a backup file on your computer. You can manage it only after you getting Windows to boot successfully. So, here we would like to introduce you how to recover data when PC won't boot in Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista by professional data recovery software with bootable disk. 

Best software to recover data when Windows or hard drive won't boot

Even third-party data recovery software is not is the only way to recover files from a PC that won't boot into Windows, but there is no doubt that it is the easiest way to do the job. Here the software we would like to introduce you is EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro with Bootable Media, a popular Windows data recovery solution when operating system crashes or fails to start or boot. It can help you create a WinPE Bootable Media to boot a crashed PC without any operating system and then recover the lost data. The program offers perfect compatibility with Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista. Now, you can download this program and follow the tutorial below to recover data when Windows laptop or hard drive won't boot or start properly. 

How to recover data when PC won't boot or start in Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista

1. Connect a CD/DVD or USB drive to PC, launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition.

2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition will recognize your CD/DVD device or USB drive automatically. You can also export ISO file.

Recover data when Windows won't boot or start - create bootable disk

3.Select CD/DVD or USB drive and click "Proceed" to create a bootable disk.

4. Change your computer boot sequence. Move "Removable Devices" (bootable USB disk) or "CD-ROM Drive" (bootable CD/DVD) beyond Hard Drive. Press "F10" to save and exit.

5. Restart your computer and run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard from WinPE bootable disk.

6. Select the disk you want to scan to find all your lost files.

Choose the file types you want to recover from blank SD card

7. After scanning, you can quickly locate what you lost by filtering lost data through file types. Here you should save all the recovered files on a different drive or memory card in case of data recovery failure.

Preview and recover files from blank SD card