- 01 How to Install, Initialize and Partition SSD
- 02 How to Clone HDD to SSD
- 03 How to Migrate OS from HDD to SSD
- 04 How to Format SSD on Windows
- 05 How to Securely Erase SSD
- 06 How to Install Windows 10/11 on SSD
- 07 Use SSD and HDD Together on Windows 11/10
- 08 How to Free Up Space on SSD in Windows
- 09 Bonus Tips: Check & Optimize SSD
- 10 SSD Fix 1: Repair Corrupted SSD
- 11 SSD Fix 2: SSD Not Initialized
- 12 Repair and Restore Not Working/Failed/Dead SSD
Have you ever lost data on a corrupted SSD or HDD drive? Did your disk become RAW, or the computer cannot boot from a corrupted SSD/HDD? Are you looking for solutions to repair corrupted SSD/HDD and restore lost data?
Don't worry. Here, you'll find effective methods to repair corrupted SSD or HDD without losing data. Let's see how to fix and repair corrupted SSD or hard disk drive now.
Before you repair SSD, to ensure data security, you'd better perform a corrupted SSD data recovery in two ways below.
If you are having one of the below issues, try this method to connect SSD or HDD with another SATA port and cable or another PC to restore data:
- Present PC cannot read or recognize SSD/HDD
- Current PC cannot boot properly
A new SATA port and cable or a new PC may be able to help you access data on your SSD/HDD if you have the above two situations.
If Method 1 cannot access your data in SSD or HDD, or SSD/HDD becomes corrupted with RAW error, you'll need a professional hard drive data recovery software.
Here, you may try EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, which supports you to restore all lost data on HDD/SSD, external hard drive, USB, or SD card. All Windows systems (Windows 10, 8, and 7) are supported. Three steps will restore all data from RAW or corrupted SSD/HDD: Run Software > Select and Scan disk data > Preview and Restore data. For more details, read also:
This page shows you how to recover data from dead/failed SSD with powerful dead SSD data recovery software in a few simple steps.
EaseUS Partition Master is a top-notch disk and drives management tool that provides comprehensive, effective solutions to help you repair corrupted or damaged SSD by checking file systems, rebuilding MBR on SSD, formatting, and erasing SSD.
Step 1. Right-click the target partition that has a problem.
Step 2. Choose "Advanced" > "Check File System".
Step 3. Confirm if you want to hide the partition or not.
Step 4. In the Check File System window, check the "Try to fix errors if found" option.
Step 5. Click "Start" to check errors on your partition.
If the SSD is your system disk and it's with MBR partition style. When its MBR gets damaged, your computer may not start properly. After booting up, the system will prompt "Disk boot failure, Insert system disk and press enter" to tell you that the boot partition hard disk cannot be found or there is no boot file on the hard disk. Please insert the boot disk and press Enter.
In this case, you can directly install EaseUS Partition Master and use its "Rebuild MBR" feature to solve the problem.
Step 1. Create a WinPE bootable disk
- Launch EaseUS Partition Master, and click "Bootable Media" on the toolbar. Select "Create bootable media".
- Click "Next" to finish the process.
Step 2. Boot EaseUS Partition Master Bootable USB
- Connect the bootable USB or CD/DVD to your PC.
- Press F2 or Del when you restart the computer to enter the BIOS screen. Set and boot your computer from "Removable Devices" or "CD-ROM Drive". And then EaseUS Partition Master will run automatically.
Step 3. Rebuild MBR
- Click "Toolkit" and choose "Rebuild MBR".
- Select the disk and the type of MBR. Then, click "Rebuild".
- After that, you can see "MBR has been successfully rebuilt on Disk X".
If this method efficiently repaired your SSD and it's now working properly on your PC, share this method to help more of your friends online:
If the above methods won't work and you can't repair SSD anyway, or if the SSD is write-protected due to file system corruption, you can fix the corrupted SSD drive by formatting or erasing the SSD via EaseUS Partition Master:
- If SSD is a data disk, you can reuse it directly after formatting and wiping.
- If the SSD is a system disk, you can reinstall the system.
Launch EaseUS Partition Master, right-click the SSD disk or drive, choose Wipe Data or Format, and wait for the process to accomplish.
For more details, you may refer to this page for help:
- Using the four options of EaseUS Partition Master, you can repair corrupted SSD on Windows 10/8/7. Besides the excellent SSD repair function, this powerful partition management software also enables you to resize/move partitions, merge, create, format, and delete partitions, perform SSD 4K alignment, migrate OS to SSD, and more.
How to Repair SSD in Windows 10 Manually
There are many ways you can try to fix SSD, including simple and complex solutions. This part covers the manual means to repair corrupted SSD/HHD by updating firmware drivers, or using the Command Prompt.
Step 1. Press Win+X keys and choose "Device Manager".
Step 2. Expand "Disk drives" > right-click the SSD drive > select "Properties". Choose "Details" tab > click the drop-down menu under Property > choose "Hardware Ids" > click "OK" to save the settings.
Step 3. Run the SSD firmware update tool and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
Step 1. Press Win+X keys > select "Device Manager".
Step 2. Expand "Disk drives" > right-click your SSD > choose "Update driver". Then, follow the on-screen instructions to update SSD'S driver. When the process finishes, restart your PC.
Or you can choose to uninstall and reinstall the driver to troubleshoot.
- Press "Win + R" to open the "Run" dialog.
- Type: cmd and hit Enter to open "Command Prompt".
- Click "Run as administrator" and log in as Administrator.
- Type: chkdsk C: /f /r /x in Command Prompt and hit Enter.
Note: C: shall be the drive letter of your corrupted SSD or HDD and do remember to replace C: with the right letter. Wait for the process to complete, then type exit and press Enter to close the command prompt.
We hope these three basic methods can help you repair SSD or HHD with corruption. But if none of these methods can fix damaged SSD, don't discourage, because you can still use a professional SSD repair tool for assistance.
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How Do I Know If My SSD Is Corrupted
Although SSD is better than HDD in some ways, the problem on it is not rare. If the SSD has the following five significant symptoms, it is likely to corrupt or damage. Them, you may need to repair SSD. So how do you know if your SSD is corrupted?
1. File on SSD are unreadable
If some files on SSD are unreadable, the data is in a bad block. And you can't copy the files.
2. Unable to access, SSD drive runs slowly
If you are using an SSD with slow read/write speeds or your system crashes frequently, you need to use a few tools to check for SSD damage and be prepared to replace your hard drive in time to prevent important data loss.
3. Check file system
If the system frequently prompts the error that the file system needs fix, it implies the hard drive damage.
4. The blue screen occurs for many times
Hard disk damage will also cause the computer blue screen. If the blue screen problem occurs during the computer startup process, it can be considered as a system problem and a disk problem. When you encounter a blue screen and can't enter the system, you can solve it by reinstalling the system. If system reinstalling doesn't resolve the problem, you can assume that the hard disk is damaged.
5. Unable to write, SSD becomes read-only
If you are directly prompted that you cannot write or write-protect, refuse to write, etc. when you put a file in the SSD, there is no doubt that it is broken.
People Also Ask
1. Can SSD drives be recovered?
Due to the technology known as SSD TRIM, data recovery software can't restore data from an SSD drive when files or folders have been deleted. But if the TRIM is disabled, you can use the EaseUS data recovery tool to restore lost data on SSD.
2. How do I know if my SSD is failing?
If you are encountering the following issues, your SSD may be failed.
- File on SSD are unreadable
- Unable to access, SSD drive runs slowly
- Check file system
- The blue screen occurs for many times
- Unable to write, SSD becomes read-only
3. Can SSD fail?
Although SSD is faster, more stable, and consumes less power than traditional HDD, SSD has a shorter life than HDD with the limited write cycle, so it can fail before their expected life span of five to seven years.
4. Can data be recovered from a failed SSD?
Yes. You can use the EaseUS data recovery program to recover data from failed SSD that can be detected by the computer. This application will help you recover all data from crashed and failed SSD drives in a few clicks.
5. How do I fix a corrupted SSD?
Overall, you have six solutions to fix a corrupted SSD. For instance, update SSD's firmware and drivers, check and fix the file system, rebuild MBR, format, and erase problematic SSD.
6. How do I fix my SSD when it won't show up?
First, you need to fix the SSD not showing up matter via changing the drive letter, SSD initialization, reinstall SSD'D driver, etc.. When your SSD shows up, you can use the methods provided in this tutorial to repair corrupted SSD.
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Tracy became a member of the EaseUS content team in 2013. Being a technical writer for over 10 years, she is enthusiastic about sharing tips to assist readers in resolving complex issues in disk management, file transfer, PC & Mac performance optimization, etc., like an expert.
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