How to recover data from unmountable volumes on Macintosh OS X?
A hard drive is divided into different logical volumes so that system files, software files and user data can be stored independently. These logical volumes created on Mac OS help manage, store and access the data accordingly. On booting a Mac, the local file systems are mounted by the OS X which helps the OS to gather information about the corresponding volumes on the system. That clearly means, in order to gain the access of the data from a logical volume, it must be first mounted properly on the OS X. However, few times due to an unpredictable error a volume may go unmounted leading the data to become inaccessible. The most common reason behind a unmountable logical volumes are: Virus/Malware Infection, File System Corruption, OS Malfunction etc.
For such situations, Stellar Phoenix Macintosh Data Recovery has come up with an innovative solution and to easily perform data recovery from unmountable volumes. With the 'Quick Recovery' option of the software, you can recover all your data from the 'No Mountable Volumes' quickly and efficiently. Below steps will give you a clear idea on the easy recovery process of the software:
Data Recovery From Unmountable Volumes or Drives
Run Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery and click the 'Quick Recovery' icon under the 'Drive Recovery' tab.
The 'Select Volume' window opens, which lists all the mounted as well as unmounted volumes in your Mac system. The volumes which were not mounted earlier will be shown as different icons (not so prominent), along with the other mountable Mac volumes. Select the 'No Mountable Mac Volume' and click 'Scan' button.
The software scans the selected volume and lists all the recoverable files and folders in a tree view. While scanning the volume, the software shows preview of the recoverable files. Also, after completion of the scanning process, you can click any file from the tree and see the preview, using Mac preview.
Select the files or folders to be recovered and click the 'Recover' button on the bottom right corner of the interface. Provide the destination location and the software will save all the recovered data at the specified location.
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