Know How to Restore Data from MacBook Pro HDD

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Sierra, El Capitan. Yosemite, Mavericks, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)


“Six months back, I purchased MacBook Pro Notebook with Mavericks operating system installed in it. In these six months, I had stored lots of files on my MacBook hard drive. Yesterday, I switched on my Notebook and I started deleting the files which are no longer useful, by using command Shift Delete option in order to increase the free disk space. This morning, I thought of completing the thesis report of my project work and turned on my Notebook. I searched for my Word file, but I could not find it. Then, I realized that the previous day I might have deleted my Word file along with useless files. Now, my question is how to recover files from MacBook Pro hard drive? Is there any way to get my files back? Please help!!…”

Before getting to know the solution to recover files from MacBook Pro hard drive, let us know a few common data loss scenarios:

  • At some point in time, without checking thoroughly the Trash folder, you may end up with the accidental selection of 'Empty Trash Folder'. At times, while erasing unwanted files, you might have deleted a few important files and those files will be moved to Trash folder. As a result of this, you will lose all the files from this Trash folder of MacBook Pro.
  • Many a time, you may make use of Cut and Paste option to move your files from one location to other in your MacBook Pro hard drive. However, during this file moving process, if your MacBook shutdowns due to an empty battery, it may lead to deletion of few files from MacBook Pro hard drive.
  • The human mistake is one of the most common reasons for data loss from the MacBook Pro hard drive. At times, when you want to format a particular Volume on your MacBook Pro, you may end up with the accidental selection of wrong Mac Volume for formatting. As a result of this, all files in that particular hard drive Volume will be erased completely.
  • Data from MacBook Pro hard drive may also get deleted or lost due to various other reasons like using a third-party tool, accidental deletion of Mac Volume, time machine errors, deleting Trash folder files, and many more.

MacBook Pro hard drive data recovery tool:

Once you come across loss or deletion of files from MacBook Pro hard drive, the first precautionary measure to be taken is avoiding further usage of your MacBook hard drive in order to prevent storage of new files over the deleted or lost ones on the hard drive. Then, you need to employ a Computer File Recovery program to recover files from MacBook Pro hard drive quite easily in a few couples of clicks. It scans your entire hard drive by taking the help of its great scanning algorithms and recovers all your lost or deleted data in a very short span of time. The demo version of this tool is available for free download. After recovering all files, it facilitates you to preview the recovered files in File Type View or Data View. To save the recovered files back on MacBook Pro hard drive, you need to purchase the licensed version. The inbuilt scanning algorithms in this software enable you to recover data from a corrupted hard drive on Mac OS X.

Features of Computer File Recovery application:

This tool supports file recovery from MacBook Pro HD on different Mac operating systems including Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Yosemite, etc. It has the potential to retrieve over more than 300 types of files including videos, pictures, audio files, spreadsheets, PowerPoint files, Word documents, PDF files, and many more. This software helps in recovering iTunes music after computer crash supported by the latest versions of Mac operating systems. Windows version of this tool can be used to retrieve Shift deleted files on Windows 8, Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows 10, 2000, etc.

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Sierra, El Capitan. Yosemite, Mavericks, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Steps to Recover data from MacBook Pro hard drive:

Step 1: On the main window, choose “ Recover Files” option. You also need to choose the volume from where the files are to be retrieved. Press on the Scan icon.

Windows File Recovery - Select Recovery Mode

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Sierra, El Capitan. Yosemite, Mavericks, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 2: A quick scanning of the selected volume gets initiated.

Windows File Recovery - Select Drive

Step 3: The files obtained after scan is displayed in Data View and File Type View panes.

Windows File Recovery - File Type View Recovered Files

Step 4: Continue to preview and verify your files in the recovery list.

Windows File Recovery - Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Finally you can mark the files for saving in a suitable drive location.

Windows File Recovery - Save Recovered Files

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Sierra, El Capitan. Yosemite, Mavericks, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)