Are you unable to read data from and write data to your Microsoft Windows hard drive? Well, the problem may occur due to errors or corruption with the internal structure of Windows hard drive. In such situations, all your business-critical Windows files become inaccessible and you come across severe file loss situations. This behavior may occur with both internal and external Windows hard drives. In such situations, you must have an absolute, valid, and updated backup of all your significant files. Otherwise, you have to opt for Windows file recovery to get your lost files back.
As an practical example of this problem with Microsoft Windows operating system, you may come across the below error message when you try to perform a read or write operation on your Windows hard drive:
“Serious disk errors writing to drive X”
In the above error message, 'X' denotes the name of particular hard drive volume or partition, which is facing the problem. It renders your entire hard drive inaccessible and lead to severe data loss situations. In order to gain access of your precious data in such situations, you must find out the cause of this behavior and then carry out file recovery by fixing it.
What causes disk errors in Microsoft Windows?
This behavior of Microsoft Windows may occur due to some kind of logical corruption to the hard drive. The logical corruption can be the outcome of virus infection, file system corruption, improper system shutdown, missing/damaged data structures, missing system files, and system crash.
In case of logical corruption to the hard drive, Windows operating system can not locate and read files from hard drive and can not even allocate disk space to files.
Microsoft Windows operating system offers Chkdsk.exe utility to handle logical hard drive corruption. It enables you to check the integrity and consistency of your hard drive and its file system.
However, if problem is quite serious and Chkdsk.exe utility is unable to handle it, you need to format the hard drive and reinstall operating system. Although, it can fix all hard drive related problems, but also removes all the files and create needs of deleted file recovery applications.
The file recovery software are particularly designed to systematically scan entire hard drive and extract all lost files from it. They effectively handle all file loss situations.
Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery is the most excellent solution for all your file loss problems. The software recovers lost files from NTFS5, NTFS, FAT32, VFAT, FAT16, and FAT12 file system volumes. It is usable with Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000.
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