How to Retrieve Data from Crashed MacBook

Sometimes your MacBook may fail to startup because of hard drive or software failures. You may not be able to access any files from the system. What would be your next move if you are facing such problems? Are you planning to use recovery tool to retrieve the data back from the crashed MacBook. Then you’re in the right path as it is the only possible way to restore the data. But you may wonder how to do that, simple yet best way is to use Remo Recover software.

Remo Recover – An easy approach to get back your data from crashed MacBook

Remo Recover application performs the deep scan of entire Mac volume and recovers the files from inaccessible or unbootable Mac systems. The built in advanced recovery algorithms of the software makes the process of recovery simple and time consuming. It also supports the recovery of deleted or missing files or folders. Features of Remo Recover which facilitates the process of recovery are

  • Recovers data from inaccessible, lost and non-booting Mac OS X volumes.
  • Operates on read only mode, hence it does not affect the original files.
  • Has two built-in definitive volume scanning engines which recovers data from MacBook
  • “Find” tool can be used to identify the particular file required among the recovered results
  • It can even identify the files based on their signature or file formats
  • Unique feature of recovering the file with its original file name and extension
  • It shows the recovered data sorted based on their name, date and file size
  • You can view your data in Mac finder styled interface
  • Universal Binary application, which supports both Intel and PowerPC Mac platforms
  • Supports recovery of HFS+, HFSX, FAT16 and FAT32 file system formatted volumes
  • Supports recovery of files from SATA, SCSI and IDE hard drives , flash memory cards like SD, XD, MMC, Memory Stick, USB external drives, FireWire Drives, iPods etc.

Along with this, it also provides advanced options like Save Recovery Session and Preview. Using Save recovery session option you can pause the recovery process and resume it whenever required. To check the correctness and accuracy of recovered results, can use Preview option which assess the retrieved files.

Possible causes for MacBook crash

  • Catalog file Corruption – Essential file details like name, size and storage location will be saved in catalog files. Corruption in catalog files may affect the entire Mac volumes which makes it inaccessible
  • Bad Sector – Increasing bad sectors in the drive may cause the drive crash
  • Partitioning Error – While partitioning or repartitioning the drive, due to some error the existing volume of MacBook may get defected. Also, using unreliable third party software in the MacBook may cause corruption of data and deletion of the same
  • File system conversion – Converting the file system often may lead to failure of hard drive in the Mac systems
  • MBR corruption – Master boot record contains details of partitions, file systems etc. Corruption in MBR leads to total inaccessibility of MacBook

Other reasons for data loss in Mac systems may include Modification in BIOS setting, Issue with Boot sector, Volume Map corruption, Virus attack, improper shutdown, Accidental deletion of files, Files emptied from Trash, Files deleted by third party applications or journal corruption etc. Regardless of type of data loss Remo Recover provides an easy way to restore data from crashed MacBook.

Versions of Mac OS supported by Remo Recover Application

Mac OS X 10.5.x and above including Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite.

Ways to avoid MacBook crash

  • Backup of data on regular basis has to be taken to avoid data loss
  • Restrict the conversion of file system frequently
  • Avoid using unreliable third party tools to carry out the partition process