Restore Data from Crashed Mac Hard Disk

"Imagine a situation, wherein you committed your whole night in completing your project yesterday and the next morning your computer fails to boot. You try installing Operating System, but nothing happens, just an error “Operating System not found” prompts up for all the attempts. In this state, you start panicking, since there is very less time left to submit the project. Stop worrying!!"

The above cited error is generally a sign of hard disk crash and you can restore data from crashed Mac hard drive very easily. You just need to go through this article, which deals with the best way to restore crashed hard drive Mac

Everyone who is a constant user of computers might have undergone hard disk crash. Hard disk failure is catastrophic. In this situation, there is a huge data loss involved. You might lose all your files and if you are not prepared with a backup, then you might end up with huge loss of valuable information. But the minor errors on hard disk can easily be handled by performing certain steps provided below.

Try installing the Operating System: More often, the computer fails to boot when there is an Operating system crash. You may misinterpret it has a hard disk crash and lose your money by consulting a technician. However, you can fix this problem easily by just performing a reinstallation. 

Clean your hard disk:  Overtime, with constant use there might be lot of dust accumulated on your hard disk. Due to this, the head will not be able to identify and retrieve data from the hard drive sectors. So, to resolve this issue, just remove the dust from the hard disk and try rebooting the computer.

Problems in Cables: Booting failure in Mac machine will not always signify a hard disk failure. Lose wiring problems or disconnection in the HDD cables can also cause a halt in the booting process. Make a thorough check and restart your computer. This might settle the situation.

Even after all these attempts, if the problem still persists, you must assume it as a hard disk crash. You can identify hard disk crash by certain signs that arise in the Mac machine. Some of them are

  • Mac system fails to boot or you may encounter constant rebooting
  • Error messages like "Operating System not found" gets displayed
  • Performance of the computer drops immensely
  • You will be able to hear some strange noise after booting the computer

What leads to hard disk crash?

There are various factors that accounts to hard disk crash. Bad sectors on hard disk is one of the common scenario which leads to hard drive crash. Bad sector refers to the part of the hard disk that is undergone a physical damage. Eventually, when the bad sectors increase, it may result in hard disk crash. Other factors for hard disk can be a power failure while you are carrying out some major process like OS installation or reformatting, severe malware attack, file system corruption and so on.

Don’t be bothered!! You can make use of Remo Recover to perform data recovery from crashed Mac hard drive. It can scan your corrupted hard disk and perform crashed Mac hard drive recovery in just 3 to 4 steps. This well known application engulfs all the powerful features that facilitate you to achieve accurate recovery results. You can utilize this amazing recovery application for OS X unformat hard drive on distinguished versions of Mac such as Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Lion, Mac OS X Mountain Lion and Mac OS X Leopard including Mac Yosemite.

This tool is also available in demo version using which one can experience the real time results and recover crashed hard drive on Mac. Furthermore, it also facilitates to preview the recovered files, even when you have not actually purchased the full version of the software. Additionally, this utility assist you to recover files from formatted USB drive Mac from all USB manufacturer brands.


Steps to perform data recovery from Mac crashed hard drive:

Step 1: Install the software by following the simple instructions. Now run the software and select "Recover Drives" option as shown in Figure 1 to recover data from crashed Mac hard drive

Mac Data Recovery Crashed Hard Drive- Home Window

Figure 1: Home Window

Step 2: Proceed and select "Volume Recovery" option as illustrated in figure 2.

Restore Data from Crashed Mac Hard Drive - Select Recovery Mode

Figure 2: Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery

Step 3: In the new screen, select the crashed hard drive as illustrated in figure 3.

Recover Data Crashed Mac Hard Drive - Select Crashed Hard Drive

Figure 3: Select Hard Drive

Step 4: When the process completes, select the files form the list and save it back to the computer as illustrated in figure 4.

Recover Damaged Hard Drive Mac - Recovered File List

Figure 4: Recovered File List


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