MiniTool Power Data Recovery, professional file recovery software, can help to effectively and quickly recover lost data after boot disk failure. Now, learn the secret of how to recover data after disk boot failure without bringing any damage to the original data.
Last week, my best friend received an error message "DISK BOOT FAILURE INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER", and she could not access her computer as well as hard drive data! (see picture below):
In this situation, after much experiment, we solved this problem effectively.
First, we recover data after boot disk failure.
Second, we reinstall Windows to fix the boot disk failure issue.
Now, you might be wondering:
How to effectively recover data after hard drive fails to boot?
Right here, in today's post, I am going to show you how to safely recover data from dead hard disk and how to solve the boot disk failure issue and some other related information.
Hard Drive Data Recovery Software Helps Recover Data after Disk Boot Failure
When it comes to data recovery after boot disk failure, you have 2 choices: one is to turn to data recovery companies, and another is to turn to data recovery software.
Considering that data recovery companies need high recovery fees and may leak customers' privacy, we had better try a piece of professional hard drive data recovery software equipped with high security to recover data from dead hard drive.
MiniTool Power Data Recovery, a green, simple and free file recovery software developed by MiniTool Solution Ltd. Based in Canada, is recommended here.
By using this all-in-one data recovery software, we can effectively recover data after hard drive crashwithout affecting the original data because of its excellent performance and high security.
Besides, this read-only hard drive data recovery program offers clear interface as well as straightforward wizard, thus even a new user can easily finish the job of data recovery after boot disk failure.
What's more, this easy-to-use tool supports various operating systems including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10, etc.
And, this tool not only can recover data from dead internal drive, but also can recover data from external hard drive, USB drive, SD card, and so on.
Watch following video to know more details about this professional hard drive data recovery software.
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Next, let's see the detail steps on how to recover data from crashed hard disk.
Steps to Recover Data after Boot Disk Failure
MiniTool Power Data Recovery recovers lost data caused by disk boot failure
Firstly, remove the failed disk from the old computer, and then connect it to another computer as a secondary drive.
Second, launch MiniTool Power Data Recovery to get its main interface as follows.
At this time, you can try This PC to recover lost data caused by disk boot failure. In general, as long as the partition exists, you can easily and quickly recover lost data by using this data recovery module.
Third, select the failed disk drive, and click Scan button at the lower right corner to continue.
Finally, check all needed data, and then appoint a location to save desired files by clicking Save button which is located at the lower right corner. It is recommended to store needed files on another drive. Otherwise, the lost data will be overwritten.
Thus, data recovery after boot disk failure is completed.
When you discover that this software can find your files on your computer and you want to use it to recover your data, you can update it to an advanced edition of this software.
Alternatively, if you don't want to remove your failed drive from computer, you can try the following method to directly recover data from failed drive.
MiniTool Power Data Recovery Boot Disk recovers lost data caused by disk boot failure
MiniTool Solution Ltd. also offers MiniTool Power Data Recovery Boot Disk for user to facilitate data recovery when operating system is damaged or recover data from hard drive without operating system. Users can start computer as well as run Power Data Recovery via boot disk.
With this tool, I quickly recovered lost data from dead hard drive.
MiniTool Power Data Recovery Boot Disk is no less powerful than Windows edition Power Data Recovery in light of function. Note: Only the Deluxe and above editions offer MiniTool Bootable Media Builder.
Step1: Launch MiniTool Power Data Recovery Personal Deluxe, and then create a USB boot disk or CD/DVD boot disk quickly by using its snap-in MiniTool Bootable Media Builder
Step 2: Boot computer from MiniTool Power Data Recovery Boot Disk to get its main interface as follows.
Step 3: Select the target device and then click Scan button.
Step 4: Check all needed data and all desired files and then click “Save” button to store them on a safe place.
After talking about data recovery after boot disk failure, it's time to know why hard drive fails to boot and how to solve it.
Overview of Disk Boot Failure
Most computer users may have encountered the "disk boot failure" error message.
A true story is shown here:
I'm receiving a "disk boot failure" error each day when I try to boot up my desktop. What does this mean exactly? It appears, with rare exceptions, only when the PC is started each morning. Once or twice in the six weeks since I purchased the computer, the error did not appear. If I shut the PC down and restart it, everything appears to run OK. I've run diagnostics on all the hardware, followed the recommendations on the HP site to correct this error, run chkdsk and talked to the HP tech support. The only thing left is to wipe my hard drive and do a system recovery. Before doing that, I need to know if there is anything else I can try.www.cnet.com
In general, if we browse Windows Forum as well as other major forums and portals, we will find many people have encountered "disk boot failure", "boot disk error", "invalid drive" errors while trying to boot their Windows PC. All messages mean that there is a disk boot error.
As we know, once computer is started, the BIOS tries to find a bootable drive to continue the loading process by starting its first sector.
However, if BIOS is unable to find a drive to boot from, then a "Disk Boot Failure" error screen is displayed and the boot process is halted. As a result, we cannot access data stored on this computer.
Below are some possible causes and solutions.
Incorrect BIOS boot order: BIOS, a program which runs at the beginning of a computer startup, tries to find a bootable drive according to its boot device order. Setting a wrong order for the booting devices might leave the computer failing to boot.
Solution: Change BIOS boot order
- Restart computer.
- Open the BIOS.
- Go to the Boot tab.
- Change the order to position the hard disk as the 1st option.
- Save these settings.
- Restart the computer.
Boot Sector Viruses: Some viruses can cause damage to the boot sector of the hard disk. If the boot sector is infected, the hard disk drive fails to boot.
Solution: read this post How to Remove a Boot Sector Virus to know how to solve this issue.
Damaged Disc: If all above solutions cannot solve your issue, then it might be due to damaged hard disk or partition.
Solution: try reinstalling Windows.
In general, all the above-mentioned scenarios could lead to boot failure and data loss. And, if you cannot solve this issue effectively, you can try reinstalling Windows.
According to a survey, Windows reinstallation is one of the most effective and directive methods to fix these "disk boot failure", "boot disk error", "invalid drive" errors.
However, Windows reinstalltion might cause huge data loss disaster because all your Windows installation may delete some partitions and overwrite original data. In this case, you had better recover lost data before reinstalling Windows.
Many computer users must have encountered partition loss due to some reasons like reinstalling Windows, mistaken deletion, and so on. As a result, all the data in the partition is also lost.
In this situation, what should we do? In general, you can try MiniTool Power Data Recovery to recover data from lost or deleted partition effectively and quickly.
Now, it's your turn to recover data after boot disk failure.
If you have any problems or suggestions about how to recover lost data caused by disk boot failure via MiniTool Power Data Recovery, welcome to leave us comments in the comment zone, or you can email to [email protected]. Any ideas would be appreciated!