If the computer cannot boot, you cannot get any work done. In this scenario, what should you do if there are massive important files in the dead PC? Here, we will show you how to effectively recover data when PC won't boot by using MiniTool Power Data Recovery .

Part 1: How to Recover Data When PC Won't Boot

Have you ever lost any important data because your computer won't boot?

In general, if you have backup files, you can easily and quickly get back the lost files when Windows won't boot.

Tip: According to a survey, more and more users like to back up hard drive using MiniTool ShadowMaker and restore their computer once a disaster occurs, like a system crash, hard drive failure, and more.

However, what if there are no backup files? In this case, you can try using professional data recovery software like MiniTool Power Data Recovery to recover files when Windows won't boot.

MiniTool Power Data Recovery, a green, safe, and read-only data recovery software developed by MiniTool Software Limited, is recommended here. By using this tool, you can effectively recover lost data after a boot disk failure without affecting the original data.

Method 1: Create a MiniTool Bootable Media to Recover Data When PC Won't Boot

How to recover files from an external hard drive that won't boot? First, you can use MiniTool Bootable Media Builder to create a bootable USB drive or CD/DVD. Second, boot your PC from the created Bootable Media and recover your files. Here are the major steps to retrieve data from a hard drive that crashed.

Note: Here, we take the Personal Ultimate edition for example to show how to recover lost data from a dead computer since only Personal and above editions offer MiniTool Bootable Media Builder .