How to recover from formatted drives, SSDs, and unbootable systems | TechRadar

Your computer is constantly storing and editing information on a local drive. Eventually, for a host of reasons, that drive could begin having problems that need to be addressed. Otherwise, you might lose important data, whether it be for personal or business use. 

Although cloud storage and backups have become the norm, not everyone has gotten the memo. If your computer’s drive has become unstable or is now inoperative, there are steps you can take to (hopefully) restore your data following some pain-free steps, which are mentioned below. 

What causes drive issues and what might have happened