How to Restore the Master Boot Record

Restore the Master Boot Record data with free partition recovery software from REMO Recover to quickly access the computer again, whenever system fails to boot due to MBR corruption under Mac / Windows OS.


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How Do I Restore the Master Boot Record

Before recovering the Master Boot Record (MBR), do you know what the MBR is?

Master Boot Record (MBR) is a boot sector that contains information about the system’s disk partition and acts as a loader for the OS you are running on your computer. Without a correctly functioning MBR file, your computer simply won’t startup.

What is the cause behind the inappropriate functioning of MBR?

-Many-a-times due to malware infection, system reconfiguration or improper computer shutdowns can cause the MBR corruption. Sometimes, you may receive weird errors that may prevent your system from booting. The common error messages include:

  • Operating System Not Found
  • Error loading operating system
  • Invalid partition table
  • BOOTMGR is missing
  • Missing operating system
  • Non-System Disk or Disk Error

Solution to restore the Master Boot Record

MBR file corruption is rare but really a serious problem of your HDD. This issue could eventually lead to loss of files and folders stored on that drive. In such case, Remo Recover is the only solution to recover partition data from corrupt Master Boot Record. Irrespective of the operating system you use (Windows or Mac), even a newbie can easily perform corrupt MBR recovery in a hassle-free way.

How Remo Recover software restore the Master Boot Record?

Remo Partition Recovery is an easy-to-use tool that deeply scans the entire hard disk drive and restores all lost data due to MBR corruption with ease. You just need to perform a couple of mouse clicks and the software automatically does it all for recovering the Master Boot Record data. Moreover, it supports recovery of data from hard drive having different files systems like HFSX, HFS+, HFS, FAT and ExFAT. It works well to recover data when the hard drive is repartitioned or file system is damaged.


How do I restore the master boot record with Remo Recover Software?

Connect the computer’s hard drive whose MBR is corrupted to another computer as a slave. Then, download Remo Recover Pro Edition and install it on your system. After installing, run the software and follow the below guide:

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover and choose “Recover Volumes / Drives” option to restore the Master Boot Record.

Select Recover Volumes / Drives icon to restore the Master Boot Record

Step 2: Select either “Volume Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to start recovering the Master Boot Record data that has become inaccessible.

Select Volume Recovery or Formatted / Reformatted Recovery option for recovering the Master Boot Record

Step 3: Choose the disk drive from which you want to recover data from the corrupt MBR and click “Next” to begin scanning process.

Click drive to restore MBR data

Step 4: The tool throughly scans the drive and shows all the list of recovered files by means of “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Preview list of recovered data

Step 5: Next, activate the licensed version of the tool and click on “Save” button to restore all data from the Master Boot Record file.

Save Current Recovery Session


Recovering the Master Boot Record made easy with Remo Recover by the following options:

  • Find option to find the particular file from the recovered data list.
  • Save Recovery Session / Open Recovery Session feature in order to save and resume the scanning process at any interval of time. Therefore, re-scanning of the entire drive is avoided.
  • Sort the restored files from the Master Boot Record on the basis of file type, name, creation date and size.
  • Preview option is provided in the free trial version of Remo Recover tool which enables you to view the retrieved data prior activating the licensed version.

Other scenarios where Remo Recover helps you:

  • To retrieve files from unbootable hard drive having interfaces like SATA, PATA, SCSI, IDE, etc.
  • Restore lost files after re-installation of Mac / Windows operating system.
  • Data lost after formatting / reformatting a disk drive will be recovered safely.
  • It assists in recovering files from crashed, damaged or inaccessible hard drive, external
  • HDD, pen drive, FireWire drive, iPod, SD memory card and more.