How to Recover Data from Mac Hard Drive to PC

Does anyone know whether I can connect a Mac HDD to my computer? Although he is an apple snob, my son's MacBook recently died, and it included information that he would like to have. I'm fairly certain that the MacBook itself is dead and not the hard drive.

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Dany· Answered on Jul 20, 2023

Depending on the file system of your Mac hard drive, there are two ways to recover data from the Mac hard drive on the PC. The less complex situation is that you want to recover data from an HFS+ hard drive, in which you can scan and retrieve your lost files with the reliable EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

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This powerful tool enables you to recover deleted files from your Mac HDD without formatting the disk to a Windows-compatible format since the tool can recognize the HFS+ file system automatically. Install the software on your PC, connect your Mac hard drive to your computer as an external storage device, then recover your data.

Step 1. On your Mac hard drive, choose the drive where you lost or deleted files. To have the EaseUS data recovery program search the selected drive for any lost files or data, click Scan.

Step 2. You can use the Filter feature or the Search files or folders option after the scan is finished to locate any missing files on the Mac hard disk.

Step 3. On the Mac hard drive, choose the desired files that you lost, and then click Recover to save them somewhere else.

If the file system of your Mac hard drive is not HFS+ and you still want to recover data from it on a Windows computer, it will take you more time and energy to get things done. Since the data recovery software cannot recognize the Mac hard drive, you will need to format it. In addition, to avoid a second damage to the files on the disk, you first need to back up the existing files on the Mac hard drive with a third-party tool that can help the PC identify the hard drive.

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

Tutorials on how to recover lost, deleted, or formatted data from HDD, SSD, USB, SD card, or other storage media on Windows and Mac.

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