Local drive data recovery

Generally, a computer hard disk is partitioned into several drives, including a system drive and other local drives. And in the process of using computer, data stored on local drives may be lost due to many reasons, for example, deleting data, deleting partition, formatting partition, virus infection and other unexpected factors. If the lost data are very important, we have to restore them. Besides resorting to professionals, we can also use data recovery software to realize local drive data recovery. And MiniTool Power Data Recovery, free Windows data recovery software, is capable of data recovery from local drive in many situations. Almost all data loss problems caused by soft faults can be solved unless the lost data are overwritten.

MiniTool Power Data Recovery – comprehensive free data recovery software
We can download MiniTool Power Data Recovery from the official website https://www.powerdatarecovery.com. After installation, launch the free data recovery software. we'll see its main interface, as follows.



Five data recovery modules are provided. Four of them are able to recover lost data from computer local drives in different situations. We'll introduce them one by one.
1. "Undelete Recovery" module is able to recover deleted data quickly. After clicking it, the following interface will be shown.



Select the partition where the deleted data are and click "Recover" to scan it. Then all deleted data will be shown. We just need to find the ones to be recovered and restore them to a safe location. This module is also able to recover deleted data from mobile storage devices.
2. "Damaged Partition Recovery" module is capable of data recovery from formatted local drive. After clicking it, the following interface will be shown.



Select the target local drive and then click "Full Scan" or "Open" button to scan the partition by following software prompts. After all data are shown, recover the desired ones.
3. "Lost Partition Recovery" module is capable of data recovery from deleted partition. After clicking the module, the following interface will be shown.



Select the hard disk where the lost local drive is and then click "Recover" button to scan it. Then all lost local drives will be shown. Scan the desired one by following software prompts. Then data recovery interface will be shown. We can recover data easily.
4. "Digital Media Recovery" module is earmarked for photo recovery, video recovery and audio recovery from computer drives. Click the module and the following interface will be shown.



Select the local drive where the lost digital media files are and click "Full Scan" to scan it. Then all lost digital media files in the local drive will be shown. Please recover the desired ones.
Those above are brief introductions to the four modules for local drives data recovery. "CD/DVD Recovery" is earmarked for data recovery from CD and DVD. If you want to get detailed operating procedures, please visit the official website.

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