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Repair Corrupted Internal Hard Disk and Recover Data

Posted on Feb 06, 2017 by Abby Haines to Data Recovery

Summary

This page introduces how to repair and recover data from corrupted, dead, failed or crashed internal hard disk. If you are attempting to find a way to repair corrupted hard disk without formatting, please try this alternative solution to fix corrupted internal hard disk without losing data.

Overview of corrupted internal hard disk repair and data recovery 

A desktop or a laptop is usually equipped with an internal hard disk to install the operating system & programs and save personal data. But just like the external hard drive, the internal hard disk sometimes might fail, dead or crash because it is corrupted due to bad sectors, file system problem, poor hardware quality or some other reasons. As a result, the desktop or laptop hard drive will stop working and become inaccessible.

Is it possible to repair corrupted hard disk without formatting?

When it happens, you have to fix corrupted internal hard disk to make it work normally. It should not be a difficult job, all you need do is to format the disk. But things changed if you have important data on the drive. That's why so many users asked how to repair corrupted hard disk without formatting. Actually, there is no hard disk repair software to achieve this goal. But there is data recovery software - an alternative solution that can help to protect your data.

Best alternative to repairing corrupted hard disk without formatting - recovering data from corrupted internal hard disk

Recovering data from corrupted hard drive before repairing it allows you to keep all your important data. It is the only way to fix corrupted internal hard disk without losing data. Here, EaseUS disk data recovery can help. Now you can download this tool and learn the step-by-step tutorial.

Note: Here, if your internal hard disk is badly damaged and cannot boot to Windows, you have to download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro with Bootable Media​ to retrieve your data. For a detailed tutorial, please refer to how to recover data from laptop hard drive that won't boot.

How to recover data from corrupted, dead, failed or crashed internal hard disk

Step 1. Launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the corrupted, dead, failed or crashed hard disk and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing files.

Recover data from corrupted, dead, failed or crashed internal hard disk - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Recover data from corrupted, dead, failed or crashed internal hard disk - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. Finally, select out those you lost and click "Recover" button to retrieve them back from corrupted internal hard disk. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Recover data from corrupted, dead, failed or crashed internal hard disk

After retrieving all your data, you can perform a formatting action with Disk Management tool to fix the corrupted hard disk for reuse. If the Windows built-in tool refuses to work, please try EaseUS free partition software with disk format feature to deal with the issue.