How to Recover Files from Bad Hard Drive

Restore Files from Bad Hard Drive

It is an awful condition if your portable hard drive is inaccessible by any reasons and it would be more harrowing if that HDD, contain any of your important files. Storing your data in a corrupted hard disk can pave the way for your files being lost or deleted. Usually it is a very tough task to recover data from bad hard drive, but Remo Recover can perform the task in a very smooth and simple way. On reading further you will come to know, how to get files off a bad hard drive?

Common scenarios for a bad hard drive

A portable hard disk becomes bad means it is a clear indication of inaccessibility. An inaccessible HDD is considered as of no use until it is formatted. But formatting a hard disk can delete all your data which is present in the disk. Let’s check out some scenarios which lead normal hard disk to become a bad hard drive:

  • If you eject your hard drive abruptly while accessing the files from a Windows system without following the “Safe Remove Hardware” option, you are likely to lose your files.
  • If there is a file system damage in the portable HDD due to any virus infection, it in turn leads your data inside the drive to get deleted or lost.
  • Presence of bad sectors will damage the disk by not reading the files of particular location can also result in bad hard disk.

Retrieve data from bad hard drive using Remo Recover

As mentioned already on the introductory part you can recover data from bad hard drive by using the reliable Remo Recover tool. The only thing you will have to take care is to mention the exact portable HDD for data recovery from bad external hard drive. Remo Recover Windows is a tool which can rescue around 300 file types in a quick manner. The main highlight of the application is the “Preview” option which would help the users in knowing the restored data prior to saving. Now you are going to see the distinctive attributes of Remo Recover, which will turn on your confidence to restore files from bad hard drive.

Why Remo Recover is different?

  • Powerful algorithms in the software will rescue the files and restore it in few minutes.
  • Using the application you can retrieve files from file systems such as FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS, NTFS 5, ExFAT, etc.
  • The utility is having a feature to recover files from drive interfaces such as SATA, SCSI, IDE and also retrieves data from external memory cards like Secure digital(SD), Extreme digital picture card(XD), Multi media card(MMC).
  • Once the data is recovered it is arranged according to their file type, name, size and date.
  • Rescued data from portable disk can be stored in any external storage device like CD or DVD.
  • Remo Recover consumes only less disk space of 50 MB for installation purpose.
  • “Save Recovery Session” is a quality provided by the utility to resume rescanning of the drive in the licensed version of the software.
  • Apart from a bad hard drive,this software also is an ideal solution for a question like how to recover my data from formatted hard disk, pen drive, flash drive,memory card, and many more storage dvices.

By reviewing the features you would have got a clear idea on how to get files off a bad hard drive. You can use the application to experience the facilities and efficiency of Remo Recover.


 How to get files off a bad hard drive using Remo Recover:


Step1: Download and run Remo Recover tool and choose  “Recover Drives” option from main window.

How to Get Files off a Bad Hard Drive - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step2: Next, select “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to begin with the process of hard disk recovery.

Getting Data off a Dead Hard Drive - Formatted/Reformatted Recovery

Figure B: Formatted/Reformatted Recovery

Step3: Then select the hard disk drive and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

File Recovery Bad Hard Drive - Select Drive

Figure C: Select Drive

Step4: Once the scanning process gets over, you can view list of recovered data in two types of views that are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Bad Hard Drive Data Recovery - List of Recovered Data

Figure D: List of Recovered Data

Step 5: Finally you can view recovered file and save them to any drive location on your host Windows computer.

Recover Files From Bad Hard Drive - Save Recovered Data

Figure 5: Save Recovered Data