DIY Crashed Laptop Hard Drive Recovery
If your laptop hard disk no longer responds and hear the “biz biz biz” sound when you are trying to boot from it and does not respond, and you cannot access it, chances are your hard drive might be dead. But the question is can you DIY a crashed laptop hard drive and recover the data? Well, chances are you can still salvage your data from a crashed hard drive. Nonetheless, you should not worry much unless the files are corrupted. In the event of a laptop crash, chances are the data is still intact.
Recovery data from a dead hard drive can be done through a bootable DVD/CD with a data recovery software. In this case, we are going to highlight how you can use EaseUSData Recovery Wizard edition to recover your files.
Recovering data from a Crashed Laptop Hard Drive
The EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a bootable disk which can help you recover data after your laptop crashes. To use it, follow the below steps.
Step 1: Download the software from the official website. From the official site, you will have an option of Mac or Windows software. Select the one that fits your situation.
Step 2: Launch the recovery software.
-Run the recovery wizard and select the drives where you deleted the files.
-Click scan in order to start scanning all the lost data.
Step 3: Scan all the drives to find the lost data.
EaseUs recovery software will scan the selected partitions and find the lost data including hidden data.
Step 4: Preview the recovered files
-Find the lost files in deleted files
-The lost partition files will highlight your formatted and RAW data.
-In order to check the files, double click on the files to preview them.
After pre-viewing the files, select the files you lost on the drive and click Recover.
Connect the Hard Drive to another Computer
Before you perform anything on a crashed hard drive, you need to remove it from the current machine and connect to another computer as a secondary drive. The best way to do this to get a USB to IDE/SATA adapter. The USB adapter comes in handy when you want to connect a hard drive to another machine. Once you have an adapter, connect the crashed hard drive to the USB adapter and slave it with the second machine, this will allow you to read the files and copy them to a working partition.