Recover Data from a Non Booting Operating System

Recovering Contents from a Non Booting Operating System


Have you ever stuck in a situation where you try to start your computer only to find out it is unable to boot? Whatever may be the reason for this, the only thing that is displayed is a warning message stating about the disaster. Well, not to get panicked yet as there are a few tricks that you can implement to get your system booted, or if not at least restore data from a non booting operating system.

All data is not lost until you know with cent percent certainty, that all data is gone. And even then, you can possibly restore data from a non booting operating system using Remo Recover – a complete data recovery utility.

Here are a few tips that can help you to restore data from a non booting operating system:

On many operating systems, a restore disk can be created and used to tackle such disasters. This kind of problem usually arises as the user hasn’t created a recovery disk. It is always advised that the first things that a user should do when they get a new PC or install a new operating system is create a recovery disk and store it on any secure location. This can really save your day should there be any disaster such as the one in this case. If you don’t have a restore disk created, you can download the same version that’s installed on your computer and use it as your restore.

Using the unbootable drive with another machine:

Is the above mentioned technique is not helping you to recover data from a non booting operating system, you have to pull out the non booting drive from that system and attach is to another healthy  computer known to you and check if the drive can be seen at all. If the drive is at least visible, if not accessible, it is probable that the partition table of the hard drive is corrupted. But in case the hard drive is not visible at all, there could a physical damage to the hard disk drive and nothing much can be done in this case. And, if you’re lucky enough to find that the drive is both visible as well as accessible, please copy all important data to any save location before any else happens.

Implementing data recovery on non booting operating system – Using Remo Recover:

If the hard drive is at least visible, if not accessible, you can easily restore data from an unbootable operating system using Remo Recover software. It is a very reliable and extremely powerful data recovery tool that enables you to get back all data from an unbootable disk. All you have to do is, attach the unbootable drive to a known computer and get is visible to the operating system then install the free edition of Remo Recover software on that computer. The software will scan the inaccessible drive and will allow you to extract all information from that drive.

Below are the detailed steps that will assist you for restoring data from an unbootable operating system using Remo Recover. On successful completion of the recovery session, you will be allowed to preview all recovered contents from the hard drive and you can easily store them to any desired location using the registered version of Remo Recover.


Steps to recover data from an unbootable operating system using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Install Remo Recover tool and launch it to open its main screen. Select "Recover Drives" option in order to recover data from the unbootable drive.

Restore Data from a Non Booting Operating System - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Click on "Partition Recovery" option to continue with data recovery process.

Recovering Contents from a Non Booting Operating System - Select Partition Recovery Option

Figure 2: Select Partition Recovery Option

Step 3: Software will show a list of partitions, select the unbootable drive from where you wish to restore data.

Data Recovery on Non Booting Operating System - Select Partition Recovery Option

Figure 3: Select Partition

Step 4: On completion of data recovery process, an entire list of recovered files from the selected partition is displayed.

Restore Data from an Unbootable Operating System - Recovered Files List

Figure 4: Recovered Files List

Step 5: Save recovered data to any desired location using "Save" option. (You will need the full version of Remo Recover in order to execute this step).

Restoring Data from an Unbootable Operating System- Save Recovered Data

Figure 5: Save Recoved Data