How to Recover Data from Failed Hard Drive after System Update

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“This happened to me soon after system update process got finished. Yesterday I got notification on my Windows system that new updates for my system are available, after which I initiated the update process by enabling internet. Download process got completed successfully and even installation of new updates. I was notified to restart my system, so I followed the instruction and restarted my system. But, I was shocked to see blue screen, after which nothing happened. Please help me to make things right by recovering data from sudden hard drive failure after system update.”

By going through the about mentioned scenario it seems that hard drive is failed, which is worse situation to be in. One might get berserk after encountering this problem, as hard drive may hold important and sensitive data that one may never want to lose.

What might have happened?

There are many reasons that are accountable for hard drive failure, but this case were hard drive turned inaccessible right after system update, it appears that it occurred due to unsecure download. Since system update requires internet services, because of which one cannot neglect that these updates may contain some unsecure files. And presence of malicious / virus files on your hard drive may create severe disasters and might become a reason for hard disk failure after Windows update. Along with this there are few other factors that may lead to an emptied HDD such as,

  • Recent updated files may not be compatible with hard drive resulting in its failure
  • Corruption in boot section area of hard drive may turn it inaccessible
  • Unwanted changes made to file system of hard drive may be accounted for hard drive to fail / failing, etc.

Hard Drive Recovery Software to Recover Failed Hard Drive - Remo Recover!

Restoring files from hard drive failure after updating system is possible with Remo Recover. Software is integrated with excellent features and does exceptionally well to execute failed hard drive data recovery after system update. This fabulous software is designed with simple to use GUI and need no expertise in using it. Moreover, its advanced scanning algorithm examines the drive sector by sector and make sure you get back each and every bit of inaccessible data from failed hard drive.

Other useful traits of Remo Recover..!

  • Retrieve data from sudden hard drive failure after computer update on Windows versions like Windows XP, 7, 8 and other popular version of Windows OS.
  • Can be utilized to retrieve data from other data calamities like operating system failure, hard drive corruption, accidental formatting of hard drive, etc
  • Supports recovery of partition, which is formatted with file systems like NTFS, NTFS5, FAT, exFAT
  • Allow you to restore files and folders from hard drives containing bad sector by creating disk images of drive
  • Personal images, office files, family videos, collection of audios, etc can be recovered by performing failed hard drive recovery after system update in few minutes
  • Well matched to recover data from other storage disks like external hard drive, pen drive, flash drive, etc
  • Permit you to get an earlier look of recoverable data before you save it to desired location


Steps to recover data from failed hard drive: -

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover software on your Windows computer and select “Recover Partitions” option from main screen. Then, choose the failed hard disk from the list of available drives, and click "Scan" button

Sudden Hard Drive Failure after System Update - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Now, the software scans the failed hard disk to find all its partitions that were present in the disk. Once scanning is completed, it shows all its partitions with their file systems. Choose the required partition which you want to recover and hit "Scan" button to start the recovery process

Hard Drive Failure after Windows Update - Select Appropriate Partition

Figure B: Select Appropriate Partition

Step 3: Once scanning and recovery is complete, it displays the recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View"

Hard Disk File Recovery after System Update - Recovered Data View

Figure C: Recovered Data View

Step 4: Prior saving the recovered files, you can preview the files, by right clicking on the file, and choosing Preview option

Failed Hard Drive Recovery after System Update - Preview Recovered Files

Figure D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Once you are completely satisfied with the tool, then activate the full version and save the recovered files at the destination location of your choice

Failed Hard Drive Recovery after System Update - Save Recovered Files

Figure E: Save Recovered Files