Recover Data from External Hard Drive that Won't Boot

It will be vry frustrating when your external hard drive won't boot, as you could not access the files in the external HDD. No need to worry! Remo Hard Drive Recovery Software scans the non-booting hard drive, and recovers all it's data in a couple of clicks. Download the free Hard Drive Recovery, and start recovering your files from non-booting hard drive now!!!

Accessing external hard drive when OS won't boot:

"When I connect external HDD on my computer, it display a blue screen error and I am not able to boot up. I would like to retrieve few crucial files from my hard drive but Windows fail to boot. What can I do? Please suggest me some solution!"

Relax! This is a very common issue. Depending on the external hard disk scenarios, there are several approaches by which you can recover data from external hard drive that won't boot.

Is it possible to recover data from external hard drive that won't boot?

Before External hard drives fail or become entirely unbootable, it mostly starts dropping hints and clues. Sometimes, when external drive is connected to the PC and the OS crash occurs suddenly that may be the reason for non-booting external hard drive. This can be irritating! But the good thing to know is all your files are still intact on the drive itself, yet inaccessible to the user. Hence, you can easily retrieve files from an external HDD that won't turn on with the opting of appropriate partition recovery utility like Remo Recover. This program get back all your files from external drive partitions and also able to execute corrupt boot partition recovery in just mere seconds.

Other circumstances wherein hard drive gets corrupt and refuses to boot up:

  • File system corruption: External hard drive is used on various devices frequently. They are high chances that the file system associated with the external drive might get corrupted and your disk may fail to boot.
  • Virus Infection: Portable external HDD becomes unbootable on the computer due to dreadful virus infection and many other malicious programs that affects the system.
  • Improper Usage: Improper usage of the hard drive also results in corruption of the drive. Abruptly ejecting the external HDD from the system when it is un use can result in the corruption. Thus, results in inaccessible of the drive and may fail to boot when connected to the system next time
  • Excessive Bad Sectors: Formation of excessive bad sectors over he hard drive can also result in corruption, and go unbootable when connected to the system

First of all stop using the external drive further to avoid overwritten of data onto the disk. Nothing to worry! By employing Remo Recover program, irrespective of the external drive causes you can simply rescue lost or deleted files at extreme ease.

Advanced features of external hard drive recovery software-Remo Recover...!

Remo Recover is an outstanding application to recover files from external HDD that is not getting booted on your computer. Get back data files from memory cards, pen drives, USB drives and any other running with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, ExFAT file systems. Built-in algorithms of the tool perform thorough scanning of the portable hard drive and find data of various file types on Windows. This wizard is very cost effective and quickly retrieve files with its speedy recovery mechanism.

However, using this utility is very safe as it is non destructive app that doesn't alter your original contents. Tool can restore files lost from unbootable external HDD manufactured by different models such as Seagate, Western Digital, Transcend, Samsung, Toshiba, etc. In addition to external hard drive recovery,you can even recover formatted internal hard drive files of various formats such as audio, photo, video, text documents and many more. Remo Recover works efficiently on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 and all other Windows variants OS.

Follow these steps to perform external HDD won't boot recovery using Remo Recover tool:

1: Connect the external hard drive to a working Windows computer, and launch the installed trial version of Remo Recover software on your Windows computer. Welcome screen appears with two different recovery options as shown in Figure 1. Choose "Recover Partitions" option from the main screen. Then, the software shows all the logical and physical disks available in the system. Choose the appropriate disk and click "Scan" button

External HDD Won't Boot Recovery - Welcome Screen

Figure 1: Welcome Screen

2: The tool now scans the disk to find all its previous and current partitions. Once scanning is done, it shows all the partitions in it. Choose the partition which you want to recover and click "Scan" button to start the recovery process, as shown in figure 2.

External HDD Won't Show Up - Choose appropriate Partition

Figure 2: Choose Appropriate Partition

3: Now, it will scan the partitition to locate all its files. Once scanning and recovery is done, it shows all the recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View", as shown in Figure 3.

Recover Data from External Hard Drive that Won't Boot - Recovered Data View

Figure 3: Recovered Data View

4: After the recovery process, the tool allows to evaluate its recovery results through its "Preview" button before saving the files, as shown in Figure 4.

External HDD Won't Boot Data Recovery - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 4: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Finally if you are satisfied with the tool, you can purchase the license of the tool and save the recovered files, as the trial version doesn't allow to save the recovered files.

Recover Data from Non-booting External Hard Drive - Save Recovered Files

Figure 5: Save Recovered Files