Repair Corrupted SSD/HDD without Losing Data

Tracy King updated on Dec 11, 2018 to Partition Manager | How-to Articles

SSD/HDD failed to respond and corrupted

Have you ever lost data on corrupted SSD or HDD drive? Did your disk become RAW or computer cannot boot from 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 offered. Let's see how to fix and repair corrupted SSD or hard disk drive now.

Part 1. How to recover data from corrupted SSD or HDD

Here, you'll have two methods for you to try and restore data from corrupted SSD or HDD:

Method 1. Connect SSD/HDD with another SATA port and cable or another PC to restore data

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

New SATA port and cable or new PC may be able to help you access data on your SSD/HDD if you have the above two situations.

Method 2. Use hard drive data recovery software to recover data from corrupted SSD/HDD

If Method 1 cannot access your data in SSD or HDD, or SSD/HDD become 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.

Restore lost data from corrupted SSD/HDD

Part 2. How to repair corrupted SSD/HDD?

The methods to repair corrupted SSD or HDD are entirely different if the PC can be booted or not. You can follow to find relative solutions to fix and repair corrupted SSD or HDD right now:

Case 1. Repair corrupted SSD/HDD when PC can be booted

There are three methods can help you repair corrupted SSD or hard drive disk if your computer can be appropriately booted:

Method 1. Run CMD to fix and repair corrupted SSD/HDD

  • 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.

Method 2. Download HDD/SSD repair software - partition manager software to fix corrupted SSD/HDD 

If you are not quite familiar with computer administrator job or don't have an administrator account, don't worry. Professional partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master can help. Download it, activate and follow below tips to repair corrupted SSD or HDD:

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 Windows 10 is supported


Step 1: Open EaseUS Partition Master on your computer. Then locate the disk, right-click the partition you want to check, and choose "Check File System".

Check Partition - Step 1

Step 2: In the Check File System window, keep the "Try to fix errors if found" option selected and click "Start".

Check Partition - Step 2

Step 3: The software will begin checking your partition file system on your disk. When it has completed, click "Finish".

Check Partition - Step 3

Method 3. Contact SSD/HDD manufacturer for help

If the above two methods all don't work, you may have to contact your SSD or HDD manufacturer for help. Or you can take the disk to a disk repair service center and ask for help.

Case 2. Repair corrupted SSD/HDD when PC fails to boot

If your PC cannot boot from the corrupted SSD or HDD, you may try below steps to repair corrupted SSD or HDD:

# 1. Create a WinPE bootable disk to reboot PC

To create a WinPE bootable disk, you'll need a healthy PC which runs the same system as yours with the help of EaseUS Partition Master:

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Step 1: Prepare a disc or drive

To create a bootable disk of EaseUS Partition Master, you should prepare a storage media, like a USB drive, flash drive or a CD/DVD disc. Correctly connect the drive to your computer.

Launch EaseUS Partition Master, go to the "WinPE Creator" feature on the top. Click on it.

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Step 2: Create EaseUS Partition Master bootable drive

You can choose the USB or CD/DVD when the drive is available. However, if you do not have a storage device at hand, you can also save the ISO file to a local drive, and later burn it to a storage media. Once made the option, click "Proceed".

create easeus partition master bootable disk

When the process is finished, connect the USB drive to your computer and reboot the PC. Select to boot from EaseUS WinPE bootable disk.

# 2. Repair corrupted SSD/HDD with partition manager software

After rebooting PC, you can apply EaseUS Partition Master with its Check File System feature (same as Method 2 in Case 1) to repair system partition error on SSD or HDD.


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