Hard disk drive is one of the major component of a computer that store all types of data such as text documents, audios, pictures, videos, etc. Any problem arising in HDD could lead to inaccessibility of the data present in it. Such inaccessibility is often caused by various errors. One of the common error message that will not allow you to access the hard disk as well as files stored in it is “D:\ is not accessible. Access is denied." This kind of error message clearly indicates that the hard drive is corrupted. To get over from the situation, you can follow any of the two solutions explained below.
How to fix hard drive access denied error automatically
To fix hard drive access denied error or related issues, you have to reformat the hard drive, reinstall the operating system or repartition the hard disk in Windows disk Management. Note that don’t format the HDD because you may permanently lose access to the stored data.
Fix hard drive access denied error and restore data safely with Remo Recover
Do not get panic when “Access Denied” or “Not Available or “Not Accessible” errors occur while accessing your hard drive. Also, do not format the drive immediately, because formatting will delete all data on the hard drive. A professional hard drive recovery software from Remo will easily fix all such issues and restore data from inaccessible hard drive without affecting the original data. As the tool works in read-only mode which will keep data safe all the time. It easily retrieves data from all types of hard drives like SATA, SSD, SCSI, IDE and more. Also supports data recovery from severely corrupted, formatted, crashed and failed hard drive. In addition, the application also helps to retrieve data from inaccessible flash drive, USB drive, memory card, and other portable drives.
Download Remo Recover on your system by clicking on the Download Now button. Then connect the hard drive that shows Access Denied to that system and begin the data recovery process.
Step 1: As a first step, launch the software to open the main window. In the main window, select Recover Partitions option and choose the drive to recover data. Then click Scan to begin scanning the drive
Figure A: Main Screen
Step 2: After the drive is scanned, all the partitions in the drive are listed. From this list, select a partition to recover
Figure B: Select a partition to recover
Step 3: After the selected partition is scanned, all the files within that will be listed
Figure C: View Recovered Files
Step 4: Choose the files you wish to save and save them in a desired location
Figure D: Save Recovered Files
Supported hard drive brands: Remo Recover is an essential hard drive recovery tool that restores data from various brands of hard drive such as SanDisk, Western Digital, Transcend, Iomega, Seagate, Fujitsu, Buffalo, LaCie and more.
Let’s know some major scenarios responsible for hard drive access denied error
Virus attack is one of the common reason that can lead to the hard drive or partition access denied error. Sometimes, if hard disk contains bad sectors, then you cannon access the drive. Bad sectors are defective regions present on HDD due to aging and other logical glitches. When hard disk is accessed, the bad sectors get generated in excess number and result in access denied error. Rather than these, there are many more reasons for inaccessible hard disk such as: