The concept of dynamic disk and basic disk are introduced since Windows 2000. The biggest difference lies in the supported operating system. Basic disk is supported by all versions of Windows OS and even DOS, while dynamic disk is supported by only some of them.
In fact, a dynamic disk is regarded as an enhanced form of data storage on computer. Compared to basic disk, it has many advantages and is equipped with more features. For instance, it offers more management flexibility. Besides, dynamic disks can contain an unlimited number of volumes, it also supports a volume whose capacity is formed by space on different disks.
However, though dynamic disk can help to create a high performance computer system, data loss still happens frequently there. So it’s necessary to grab a great tool that is able to deal with dynamic disk file recovery task.
Why Dynamic Disk File Recovery Is Needed
Well, how data get lost from a dynamic disk? Here are some cases showing you’re the direct causes.
a) When you are planning to convert a basic disk to a dynamic one in order to increases the capacity of the hard disk so that you can store more data on it, you may adopt a flawed tool to achieve. Yet, you find some useful files are lost after conversion.
b) When you’re managing/transferring data on dynamic disk in order to achieve better performance, you may make some mistakes: deleting significant files carelessly, deleing/formatting dynamic volume by pressing wrong button, etc. Sometimes, the dynamic disk may become unreadable because of virus attack or system crash.
Recover Files from Dynamic Disk with Third-party Tool
No matter which the cause is, users need to take actions immediately after data loss to start dynamic disk file recovery so as to enhance the recovery possibility.
Now, users are supposed to get MiniTool Power Data Recovery – the professional data recovery software at hand. After that, perform the following 3 steps to complete recovering files from dynamic disk.
1. Choose a module from main interface on the basis of actual needs to get started. For instance, if you need to recover files from unreadable dynamic disk, please choose “Damaged Partition Recovery”.
2. Select the target volume to scan by pressing “Full Scan” (or “Scan” under “Undelete Recovery” module).
3. Wait for the completion of scan and check all the files you want to recover. Then, press “Save” button to choose a safe place for storing the recovered files.
Till now, you have finished all operations of dynamic disk file recovery.