Old Hard Drive Data Recovery

Having problem in accessing old hard drive data? No worries, just chill! You can easily learn how to get data off an old hard drive with the help of Hi5 Partition Recovery Tool. The software's easy to use interface lets any novice as well as technical user to carry out the process of old hard drive data recovery just in simple 3-4 steps. The application works for all recent versions of Windows operating systems including Windows 10.

It is recommended to use Hi5 Partition Recovery Software to recover data from old hard drive as it performs safe and efficient data recovery process, you just have to follow some simple steps mentioned in this page. Just continue reading...

Possibility of recovering data off old hard drive

Well, the chances to recover hard drive will increase if the old drive from where data has to be retrieved is not physically damaged and it is not used for any purpose after deleting or losing data. Software supports hard drive data recovery in all these circumstances - when your Windows hard drive has been formatted, corrupted, damaged or has become inaccessible disk, etc.

So, to restore data from old hard drive just download the tool on your computer having any version of Windows OS. Then turn your old hard drive into external hard drive by connecting it to on software installed computer. Further steps are mentioned below.

Steps to recover data from old hard drive

  • After installing Hi5 Partition Recovery program, run it
  • Select either “Partition Recovery” or "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" option
  • Now, software will show you the available drives including externally connected old hard disk. Select that and click on “Next” option to perform old hard drive data recovery process
  • It may takes few minutes to complete scanning your drive
  • Once it is completed, list of files retrieved will be displayed. You can view recovered data in “Data Type” view or “File Type” view
  • Check restored files using “Preview” option and store them using “Save” option on any desired location

Features of Hi5 Partition Recovery Software

  • Software is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8, 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Server 2012, 2008 and 2003
  • Scans entire hard drive in few minutes using its advanced and latest search mechanism
  • Using this software, you can recover all most all the files you lost, like music files, audio, movies, videos, images, documents, excel files, text files, and many other documents in few clicks
  • Supports FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 file systems with different hard drive interfaces like SCSI, SATA and IDE

Some of the possible causes for the loss of data on old hard drive are mentioned here...

  • Due to severe virus intrusion, hard drive might get corrupt, this prevents you from accessing data from it
  • If the drive is not used for longer gap of time, any operation is not performed in it in such cases due to some unpredictable reasons you may not be able to get access for files
  • If the hard drive has been failed due to file system corruption or it might have failed due to improper formatting or reformatting the drive frequently, OS crash and many other reasons, then also it is not possible to fetch data present on the drive

Don't worry, Hi5 Partition Recovery Utility will carry out old hard drive data recovery regardless of any data loss reasons.


  • Always maintain regular back up of essential data in a separate drive
  • Keep your system virus free by using updated antivirus program in your computer
  • Be careful while formatting or reformatting the drive
  • Avoid adding new files to the hard disk from where you wish to recover data

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