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How to Fix Hard Drive Failure & Crash?

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No matter your computer/hard drive is crashed, doesn't boot at all, or can't get into Windows for any reason, Wondershare LiveBoot CD can take them all. Integrating with the latest Microsoft WinPE 3.0 technology, this bootable CD/USB drive allows you to boot up any computer, as well as fix computer booting problems, recover Windows, rescue data, partition or clone disk, wipe data and more, over 40+ utility functions in total. The user-friendly interface simplifies the complicated repair procedures into only a few clicks for both savvy users and newbie. Let your crashed PC easily boot from CD/USB now!

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What is hard drive crash?
Hard drive crash, namely, hard drive damage which usually includes logical damaged and physical damage with the former one is soft damage.

Logical damage includes track servo information error, system information error and section logical error:
1. Track servo information error refers to servo information damaged or invalidation of some physical tracks that leads to logical track inaccessibility.
2. System information section error refers to system information section (a hard disk internal reserved section, including several parts that store lots of hard disk default parameters, setting information and internal control program) of hard disk fails to read some modules or to fails to check normally when performing power on self-check, resulting in hard disk could not enter preparatory mode.
3. Sector logical error refers to sector invalidation due to check error (ECC and CRC errors), sector mark error (IDNF error), address information error (AMNF error) and bad block mark, etc.

How to recover data after hard drive crash? Disk is consciously or unconsciously damaged that usually leads to crash and data loss. How to recover these data?

Now let's do it step by step with the help of Wondershare LiveBoot Boot CD/USB, which can rescue you from any imaginable computer crash with a bootable CD or USB drive.

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Now, follow the steps below to do what you need.

Step1. Create a bootable Liveboot CD/DVD or USB

 This computer crashing fix tool can burn a bootable disk from which you boot you computer. To get started, insert a blank CD (you can replace it with a writable USB) to a workable computer, launch this software. On the main interface, you will find this CD is checked. What you need to do only is to click "Burn" button. This software will start burning a bootable CD.

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Step2. Boot the Crashed Computer from CD

After the boot CD is burned. Eject it and inset it to the computer that crashes. Start this computer and set the CD as the first boot device in BIOS. After saving the settings, your computer will auto-reboot, and login into the Windows system burned on the boot CD.

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Step3. Hard drive failure data recovery (optional)

Hard drive crash can always cause data loss. The first thing we need to do is to recover the data. Go to "Data Recovery" menu on the top, and then hit "Data Recovery" to get your lost data back. It can help you recover documents, photos, audio files, videos, emails and archive files from all kinds of storage devices, as well as external hard drive crashed.

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Note: Don't save your data on the desktop or the Boot (X:) hard disk drive, for you are under a boot environment. Data stored here can't be accessed under your own Windows.

Step4. Fix hard drive failure

When Windows fully loads, an icon of Wondershare LiveBoot is displayed on the desktop. Double click it to launch this software under Win PE. Go to "Data Recovery" and "Recovery Center", and select the right solution according to the symptoms of computer crash.

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How to Prevent Computer Crash?

Preventing a computer from crash is much easier than dealing with a crashed computer. You can follow the tips below to prevent computer crash.

  • Don't run too many programs at once.
  • Check your disk space to make sure you have enough.
  • Update your virus protection software regularly.
  • Back up your vital files on a regular basis.
  • Save your documents every 5 minutes as you work.
  • When computer crash occurs, use Wondershare LiveBoot as soon as possible.

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