How to Recover Data Lost By Ghost Recovery

Download Ghost recovery software for free, so as to recover lost data from ghost disk/partition. You can use the EaseUS Ghost recovery software to recover as many file types as you want, including the media files, image files, PDF files, text files, emails and so on.

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Imaging or "Ghost") programs such as Symantec Norton Ghost are often used to make identical or near-identical copies of a hard disk. This copy can then be used as a backup or to transfer a system onto another hard drive etc.

Incorrect operation and use of the Ghosting programs may lead to very serious consequences, as the data previously held on the hard disk that is to receive the image will often be completely overwritten. This is not always the case though, as sometimes the disk receiving the image may be considerably larger than the original disk. Ghosting to a disk of this type will almost certainly destroy the file system and root directory structure but some of the data that was previously on the hard disk may still be recoverable. Other problems exist too, such as Ghosting in the wrong direction, unexpected program termination or system crash due to program defects or problems on one or more hard disks (e.g. due to bad sectors, etc.)

Data recovery from Ghosted drives is often complicated and time-consuming. You frequently need to perform a considerable amount of analysis on a hard disk before you even know if the data is recoverable.

Instead, if you find some reliable ghost recovery software, things can be much easier. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is recommended as the most dependable ghost data recovery software for all brands of hard drives, such as Western Digital, Seagate, Maxtor, Samsung, Hitachi, Toshiba, etc.

How to recover data from ghost disk/partition

Download Ghost recovery software for free, so as to recover lost data from ghost disk/partition. You can use the EaseUS Ghost recovery software to recover as many file types as you want, including the media files, image files, PDF files, text files, emails and so on.

  • You can try to recover the lost logic drive first if you ghosted the whole hard disk.
  • You can refer to the next steps if you only ghosted a logical drive.

Step 1. Select a location and start scanning

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, and hover on the partition where you lost data, be it a hard disk drive, external disk, USB, or SD card, then click "Scan".

select a location and click scan

Step 2. Preview and select the files you want to recover

When the scanning has finished, you can click Filter to display only the file types you want. Go to "Deleted Files" or "Other Lost Files", find the files you want. Double-click the file to check its content if you need to.

Choose files to recover

Step 3. Recover lost data

After choosing the data, click "Recover" and choose a location on another drive to save the files.

Recover lost data

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