Thursday, June 26, 2008

Recover and SafeGuard Computer Hard Drive Data from Lost By Computer Crash

In case does your PC has already crashed ? And have you any doubt about recover your computer hard drive data , Most important thing is Don't be panic and Format and reinstall everything. Never do it may be You will lose all your every important data and you'll be crazed.
computer hard drive data recovery The truth is you can recover your hard driver data if you format your drive (using special software), but only if you don't write anything on the disc afterward.

But Format your hard driver using Windows CD is bad and You never can recover your data anymore. If you reinstall windows without formatting your drive, (As a another operating system) you will only lose the files on your "desktop" and "My Documents" folder.

In all occasions you should make sure to safeguard your files before performing any kind of repair.
There are two methods for safeguard your data from being lost.

  • First one is, Go to
KNOPPIX is a bootable Live system on CD or DVD, consisting of a representative collection of GNU/Linux software.

Download the Knoppix ISO and burn it. Put it in your CD drive. On startup access BIOS and change the boot sequence ( Set first boot sequence as CD rom ) so that your computer boots from the CD drive.
Save settings and exit. Upon reboot, Knoppix will load.

Knoppix is much like windows and it comes with its own CD burner. Locate it, launch it and backup everything you want on CD. Now you don't have to worry anymore!

  • There is another way for backup your data when computer crash.
For this case you require a second PC. Open the case of your computer and remove the hard disk from your crashed pc.

Install it as a slave one to the second PC.

Depending on respective configurations, you may have to change some jumper settings on the drive. Read the manual for help with installing hard drives and setting jumpers of second pc.

After this is done, boot the second PC. If you done above steps correctly, now you should be able to access your drive without problems.

Copy everything you need from your own hard drive to the other one.

Replace your computer's hard disk, fix all problems of it and reverse the process to copy the data back to your computer.


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