As like any computing system, hard drives is the most essential part of Mac machines as well. It has been seen that users often required retrieving data from old Mac hard drive. There are several reasons which can leads the users to such very critical scenario such as bad sector on hard drive, system crash, formatting, manual errors, physical damage, file system corruption and many others. In such scenario users completely are unable to access their files as long as the corruption is not resolved completely. Well, no worries are required as retrieving data from old Mac hard drive is possible now. Follow the bellow mentioned steps carefully in order to get back all your precious files.
- Start your Mac system as administrator.
- Select the dock icon and open System Preferences.
- Now click "Startup Disk" from control panel.
- Choose "Target Disk Mode" and "Restart" to confirm.
- Now connect your system with a healthy Mac machine using FireWire cable.
- In the end copy all your important data to the another system.
In case if the above method fails in retrieving data from old Mac hard drive then in such scenario you will need to format your hard drive using the healthy Mac system. Formatting is an ultimate solution to resolve any kind of logical corruption from hard drive and it will make your disk drive functional. Meanwhile all the data stored on that particular drive will get wiped completely but no need to worry about that as you can even restore files from formatted hard drive on Mac using Mac Data Recovery Software. It is very advanced and able to retrieve all lost file in just few easy steps. So, it is suggested to use Mac Data Recovery Software for retrieving data from old Mac hard drive.