Data Recovery from Non-Booting Hard Drive on Windows 8

Windows 8 is the latest version of the operating system released by Microsoft Inc. Many advanced features have made it very popular and widely used the operating system throughout the world. Some of the best features, which made it popular, are interactive tiles, run ISO's and VHD's natively, Skydive integration, Airplane mode, split screen apps, interactive lock screen, security, etc. However, these features cannot avoid your Windows 8 hard disk drive becoming corrupt and failing to boot. When you come across this situation, first and the foremost thing comes to your mind is searching for the safest tool to recover files from the unbootable Windows 8 hard drive.

Windows 8 Data Recovery software is the best-suited tool to restore data from non-booting Windows 8 hard drive. It provides a very safe, secure and user-friendly interface so that even a new user with less technical knowledge can handle this tool without any difficulty. This tool is designed with special scanning algorithms, which has made the data recovery from a non-booting hard drive on Windows 8 a very easy and simple. In addition, suppose, if you have permanently deleted a few important files or folders from your Windows 8 machine using Shift and Delete keys, then you can employ this software and easily recover shift-deleted files from Windows 8 hard drive.

There are different reasons, which lead to unbootable hard drives on Windows 8 machines. Among those, a few important ones are described below:

Besides, above-discussed scenarios, your hard drive may also get corrupt and fails to boot up the files due to various other reasons like the creation of the bad sectors, repetitive shut down of the system, logical errors in the hard drive, etc. Therefore, to avoid data loss scenarios, it is better to backup all your important files on the external hard drive. Suppose, if you do not have a backup of data and want to recover files from the unbootable Windows 8 hard drive, then simply make use of this software. This tool can also be applied to recover data from SDXC card, xD card, CF card, MMC card, and other storage drives on the Windows 8 system.

Features of the Windows 8 Data Recovery tool:

Using this tool, you can recover more than 300 types of files such as MP3 songs, MP4 files, images, games, Word documents, PowerPoint files, PDF files, Excel sheets, etc. It recovers data from the formatted, corrupted, repartitioned, deleted or lost partitions on Windows operating systems. This tool supports the data recovery from exFAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5 formatted hard drive partitions. It also recovers data from various types of hard drives such as SCSI, IDE, SATA and PATA. Apart from restoring data from non-booting Windows 8 hard drive, it is also useful in various other scenarios like recovering data from CF card on Windows 8, data recovery from SSD drive, recovering deleted sticky notes on Windows 8, etc.

Steps to recover data from the unbootable Windows hard drive:

Step 1: Install this application on your Windows 8 PC/laptop and after launching it select "Recover Drive" option from the main window.

Recover Files from Unbootable Windows 8 Hard Drive - Main Window

Fig 1: Main Window

Step 2: Now, select the drive from the list and then click on the "Next" tab to start the recovery operation.

Recover Files from Unbootable Windows 8 Hard Drive - Choose Drive

Fig 2: Choose Drive

Step 3: As scanning process is finished, you will be able to view recovered files in "File Type View" or "Data View" as shown in the figure.

Recover Files from Unbootable Windows 8 Hard Drive - Restored Data

Fig 3: Restored Data