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How to Transfer/Copy Files from Hard Drive with Bad Sectors to Another

Updated on Dec 19, 2018 by Jean to PC Transfer

Summary:
Download EaseUS Todo PCTrans, the best Windows easy transfer tool, and learn how to easily transfer files from hard drive with bad sectors to another.

Is It Possible to Transfer Files from Hard Drive with Bad Sectors to Another

Once a hard disk drive developed bad sectors, it'll soon run into trouble. For example, the hard drive gets corrupted, unable to open or access data in it. Usually, there are two ways to access/extract/transfer/copy/recover data from hard drive with bad sectors.

1. Hard drive data recovery software to recover inaccessible hard drive data
2. Windows easy transfer software to directly transfer files from one hard drive to another

How to Transfer Files from Corrupted or Damaged Hard Drive

Instead of spending much time and effort to fix hard disk bad sectors, most people would choose to replace the failing hard drive with a new one. But before the replacement, what they concern the most is the data on the corrupted or damaged hard drive. They need a safe transfer.

To make this work simple, straightforward and fast, the second suggestion is much preferred, but only when you find a right file transfer utility that runs perfectly on a Windows 10, 8 or 7 computer.

So, what's the easiest way to transfer files from hard drive with bad sectors to another? The answer goes to EaseUS Todo PCTrans, which is the most popular Window transfer tool this year. 

Download

For Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP

Tip: If you want to use a USB drive as the destination, connect it to your computer first.

 

Step 1: Download and launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans.

Select "Image Transfer" since you want to transfer files from one drive to another.

select image transfer

Step 2: Create an image.

Click "Create" to start the image creating process.

click create

Set the image name and choose the drive to save the files.

set the image name

Click "Create" to transfer files to the wanted drive.

create the image

Step 3: Recover the image.

Again, open the software and select "Image Transfer" and then click "Recover".

click recover

Find the image files and click "Recover".

recover the image files

Click "Edit" and select the wanted files.

edit the image files

Then click "Recover". After this, you can successfully transfer files from one drive to another.

recover the image