Recover Data from Unmountable Hard Drive

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“Oh no! It is very disappointing to say that my external hard disk is not recognized or rather un-mountable on my Windows PC. I have very crucial data within the drive which is very important pertaining to my academics. Thus can anyone tell me how to make the drive mountable and if in case the data is lost due to any reasons then is there any solution for the recovery of lost data. Please help me I am in very critical situation.”

Un-mountable hard drive is very rare to happen but when it happens then there is a great risk to the data which is residing within the drive. Any uncertainties with the hard drive can result in malfunction of the drive, however for the above mentioned scenario there can be many reasons associated with the drive and if the problem associated with the drive is major then there might be huge loss of data from the drive. Thus the data lost from the drive can be recovered by making use of suitable data recovery tool, but the major concern is when the drive does not mount then how does the computer locate the drive. Thus in order to mount the drive you have to follow some steps so that after the recognition of the drive the data recovery tool can easily recover the lost data.

Steps to mount the drive (applicable only for Windows 7):

  • Navigate through: Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tool > double click on Computer Management > from the left pane click on Storage > under storage click on Disk Management
  • Here right click on the drive that you desire to mount, click on Change Drive Letter and Paths
  • Click on Add andthen click on Mount in the following empty NTFS folder, select an empty folder by providing the path directly or by clicking on Browse option and then click on OK

Even after following above mentioned steps if you are failed to mount hard drive sucessfully due to this you will loss all data stored on it. In order to restore data you have to perform data recovery using suitable hard drive recovery software, and one such tool which is most trusted among many users is Remo Recover (Windows / Mac).

NOTE: There may be chances that your external hard drive connectivity may be lost due to defect cable or loose connection, as this problem can make the drive un-mountable. Thus make sure that the connection is correct and there is no defect in the cable.

Remarkable features of Remo Recover (Windows / Mac)

  • By making use of this advanced utility you can effortlessly recover all your lost data within minutes, this is possible because the application is equipped with strong algorithm which makes the scanning process very fast
  • It is free from virus and for installation it consumes very less amount of hard drive space of your computer
  • Comes with very simple user interface which makes the failed external hard drive data recovery to be very easy
  • Capable of recovering more than 300 types of files such as video files, audio files, archives, document files, images, exe files and many more

Watch this video to know complete steps on recovering data from un-mountable hard drive


Additional info: Apart from external hard drive you can easily recover data from internal hard drive that is formatted, thus in order to recover formatted internal hard drive just click on the link which is provided