Just like any other file system of Widows operating system, the file system of Windows 7 operating system saves and organizes the hard drive data. The file system provides better security, indexing, and file search in comparison to previous versions of Windows. While Windows 7 file system provides is comparatively safe, it can also be corrupted due to numerous logical factors like, improper system shutdown, operating system malfunction, and fatal virus attack. After the file system is corrupted, the data stored in the hard drive becomes inaccessible, as your system becomes unbootable. In such cases, a complete data backup file allows you to restore the data and overcome the corruption scenario. But, if in case of absence of data backup file or the file getting corrupted, then you will need to use advanced Data Recovery Software that can recover your lost data.
Picture a situation, where you create a dual-boot system by installing Windows 7 operating system with a pre-installed Windows Vista operating system. While everything worked fine for few weeks, the file system of Windows 7 operating system got corrupted due to a fatal virus attack, resulting in inaccessibility of data stored in Windows 7 based hard drive partition.
To resolve the file system corruption and to access the data, you will need to follow the below measures:
Run CHKDSK command to repair the file system
Set HDD controller in AHCI mode, if now it is in IDE mode
If the problem persists even after following the above measures, then you will need to reinstall Windows 7 operating system. While reinstalling the operating system allows you to store new data on the formatted hard drive partition, it also deletes the previously stored data from the hard drive partitions. For complete recovery of data from a formatted hard drive, you will need to opt for an effective partition recovery utility.
A Data Recovery Software employs high-end scanning procedures to scan your hard drive and recover maximum data. Such applications can be easily understood even by a novice user.
Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery instantly recovers all lost, missing, and formatted data from FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, VFAT, NTFS, and NTFS5 based hard drives. Designed for Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2003, and 2000 operating systems, the Data Recovery tool is embedded with impressive set of features, such as disk cloning, RAW file recovery, disk imaging, and drive status. The software is easy to use and comes with interactive user interface that guides you how to recover your lost data and vital information.