Data loss due to boot failure is a very common problem among laptop uses. Boot failures issue will make a system unbootable and restricts the user to access their laptop. For example, after you install Windows, when you try to start the laptop, you might get a boot failure error message suggesting that it cannot load because of a computer disk configuration problem (or) you may also encounter an error message such as “Disk Boot failure, Insert system disk and press enter”. This error message shows that there is a disk boot error and this error does not allow you to access to your laptop further. The only way to overcome from this is to reinstall the OS. And as you reinstall the OS, you will lose all the valuable files that were present on your laptop hard disk.
Main reasons why hard drive fails to boot
Wrong BIOS Settings: The BIOS is a program which runs initially when starts your system. It identifies system hardware and provides access to settings regarding the system hardware. Among other settings, the BIOS integrate boot settings that tell the computer how to boot and what medium to boot from, such as hard disk, floppy disk, CD or network. Setting a wrong order for the booting devices, will results in boot sector failure.
Software Problems: A failure of the OS or other third party software which conflicts with system settings can also lead to a boot failure. In such cases, using a system recovery disk or reinstalling the OS is the only solution. This finally ends with complete data loss.
Boot Sector Viruses: Most of the viruses cause damage to the files on the hard drive, but there are some viruses which directly attack on boot sector of the hard drive. And once the boot sector get damage/corrupt, the hard drive fails to boot.
Hardware Issues: Hardware problems are other possible causes for boot failures. Faulty RAM memory or hard disk drives is nowadays very common.
How to handle these scenarios?
All the above-mentioned scenarios could lead to boot failure and cause huge data loss. To retrieve those lost data, the best method is to find professional recovery software. Hard drive recovery program is the best option to solve laptop unbootable hard drive related issues. This tool has powerful features and advanced inbuilt algorithms to recover lost files. Apart from recovering lost files this tool also recovers missing / formatted partitions with utmost ease.
If you want to use this tool, then first download its demo version on some healthy computer or laptop. Connect the affected laptop and to a healthy desktop or laptop. Install and run the software and follow the procedure given on the screen. You’ll find two recovery options, one is partition recovery and another one is formatted or reformatted recovery. Choose either of them, based on your data loss scenario. The software will display all the logical and physical drives present on the system. Select the affected hard drive and press next. The software scans again and displays all the logical partitions present on the selected hard drive and choose the logical drive from where data is to be recovered and click on next.
The software allows you to select the file type to be recovered, click on skip to select all the file types by default. Let the software to scan the drive. As the scanning ends, software displays all the recovered files in two distinct view types data type view and file type view. Choose the files which you want to retrieve back and preview them. If outcome of trial version is satisfactory then to save the recovered files into desired location choose the licensed version of the tool. Remember one thing that don’t save the recovered files on the same hard drive, from where you recovered them. Otherwise your file will get overwritten.