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How to Recover Data from Corrupted Windows OS

Updated on Sep 06, 2018 by Abby Haines to Data Recovery

Summary

Windows OS is corrupted and cannot boot? This page teaches you how to recover data from corrupted Windows OS using EaseUS bootable data recovery software in Windows 10/8/7 or other versions.

At most times, a corrupted Windows OS is one of the main factors that must be responsible for a dead computer. And in different situations, it brings boot issues with different symptoms, for example, a black or blue screen of death, stuck on Spinning Circle, stuck at loading files loop, freezing randomly, etc. 

All these problems usually attack unexpectedly in Windows 10/8/7 or other previous versions and prevent you from accessing your hard drive & data. In this case, how to recover data from corrupted Windows OS becomes a job that attracted the most attention. 

Is it possible to recover data from corrupted Windows OS?

For most users, on one hand, they feel it is hard to imagine how one can access hard disk data without OS, but on the other hand, they are looking forward a possible way to recover data when PC won't boot

Are you one of them? If yes, here, the bootable data recovery software from EaseUS Software can solve your problem. Next, let's see how it works to rescue your data from corrupted Windows 10/8/7 or other versions.

How to recover data from corrupted Windows OS

Preparations:

First, please download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard WinPE Edition on a working computer.

Then, create a WinPE bootable disk of EaseUS data recovery software, which will help you access your hard drive data without booting into Windows. 

1. Launch EaseUS bootable data recovery software on a working computer.

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

create a bootable disk with easeus

Details to recover data from crashed OS

Connect the WinPE bootable disk you have made to the PC with the corrupted Windows system, restart the computer and go to BIOS to change the boot sequence. Press F2 when you start your PC. It will allow you to run EaseUS data recovery software and recover data without Windows.

1) Select the disk where you want to recover data and click the "Scan" button.

select the disk

2) Let the software scan the selected disk to find all the files and folders.

scan the disk

3) Preview and choose the files you want, click "Recover" button to save them to a safe place. You'd better choose a different drive to avoid data overwriting.

recover data from the disk