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How to Recover Data from a Dead Hard Drive?

Updated on Nov 13, 2018 by Abby Haines to Data Recovery Solution

Summary

Simple steps to recover data from dead or damaged hard drive disk with reliable dead hard drive recovery software. Try it to rescue your files when the hard disk is dead, damaged or failed.

What Is a Dead Hard Drive

When you find your hard disk does not respond anymore and hear a few "biz biz" when you're trying to boot from it, and then it stops, and you can't access it. In such a condition, your hard disk drive might become dead.

Chances of a Dead Hard Drive Data Recovery

The dead hard drive eventually affects all computer users. Frustration soon kicks in due to the loss of pictures, music, documents and other files - files that you can't always replace.

Do not worry, unless corruption has occurred within the files, the files can be saved, and most of the time, the data is intact. It is good if you have a backup of your important data. However, if you do not make a backup bore, and find the components in your drive are still functioning, you can recover data from the dead hard drive with bootable CD/DVD of data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition.

How to Recover Data from a Dead Hard Drive

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition is a bootable disk of data recovery software which can help you recover data after the system crash and boot problem.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS hard drive recovery software

  • Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the drive on your hard disk where you lost or deleted files.
  • Click Scan to start scanning all lost data and files.
Select hard drive disk to scan

Step 2. Scan to find all lost hard drive data

EaseUS hard drive recovery software will scan the whole selected drive and find all lost files, including all existing and hidden data.

Scan to find all hard drive data

Step 3. Preview and restore lost hard drive data and files

  • You can find your deleted and lost files in "Deleted files", "Drive" (with your device drive letter).
  • "Lost Partition" or "Guess you recover" will list your formatted and RAW data there.
  • You can double-click found files to preview them.

After the preview, please select wanted files that you lost on the drive and click Recover to save them to a safe location on your PC or other external storage devices.

Restore lost hard drive data.

It can help you recover lost photos, documents and media files, etc., unformat files, recover data from lost partition, etc. You can use the dead hard drive recovery software now with the detailed instructions to have a fair idea whether your lost files can be recovered from your dead hard drive. Apart from recovering lost files from a dead hard drive, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition also supports recovering data from hardware RAID, external hard drive, dynamic disk and Memory Cards, etc.