In daily life and work, various kinds of important data are stored in hard drive. In order to protect these data, we usually back up hard drive. But this is not enough because the hard drive image may be lost due to virus infection, malicious attacks, and accidental operations. It is suggested that we install data recovery software in computer, just in case. Since different software differs in qualities, for the sake of successful data recovery, the excellent data recovery software MiniTool Power Data recovery, released by MiniTool Solution Ltd., is recommended here.
Tips on data recovery
In order to recover lost data quickly and successfully with MiniTool Power Data Recovery, we should pay attention to the following points to avoid secondary damage to lost data.
1. After hard drive image is lost, we should not write new data in hard drive because the lost data may be overwritten by the new written data.
2. Before recovering lost data, we should not perform disk defrag. Otherwise, the possibility of hard drive image recovery will be reduced. More importantly, the lost data can not be recovered forever.
3. There should be enough space for storing the recovered hard drive image; otherwise, the lost hard drive image will be damaged again.
4. When storing the recovered hard drive image, we ought not to store them in the original partition. Otherwise, the hard drive image may not be recovered completely.
After knowing the above points, we will introduce how to recover lost hard drive image with MiniTool Power Data Recovery.
Recover hard drive image with MiniTool Power Data Recovery.
In order to recover hard drive image with MiniTool Power Data Recovery, we need to download it from the official website https://www.powerdatarecovery.com/. Then install and launch it.
This is the starting interface of MiniTool Power Data Recovery. If the partition storing hard drive image has been lost, we should select "Lost Partition Recovery" function module. (If hard drive image is lost and the partition still exists, we should employ "Damaged Partition Recovery")
In this interface, all disks connected to computer are listed. Select the one with hard drive backup loss and click "Recover".
In this interface, select the partition containing the lost hard drive image. There are two different operations. One is to click "Open" to view the partition. If the lost image can be found, recover them directly. If not, we should return to this interface and select "Full Scan".
All partitions that have ever been in the computer are listed. Select the one with highest "Suggested" value and click "Show Files".
In this interface, select the hard drive image that will be recovered and click "Save Files" to store the recovered files to the appointed location. Until now, we have finished hard drive image recovery successfully.