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How to Use iSkysoft Data Recovery to Recover Data from a Crashed Mac Computer

With iSkysoft Data Recovery, you can extract lost data from a Mac that has just crashed. All you need is another Mac, which is in good order so you can download and install iSkysoft Data Recovery. Next, you need a USB flash drive or a CD/DVD drive.

On the working Mac, insert the DVD/CD or connect the USB flash drive. Next, launch iSkysoft Data Recovery and then choose “Recover from Crashed Computer”. This is found on the last tab on your screen.

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Next, click on “Start” to start the process. In this scenario, you are creating bootable media which you will use to recover data from the crashed Mac.

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After you have clicked on “Start”, choose the mode for creation of bootable media. Next, choose the media that you want use – USB flash drive or CD/DVD.

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Next, click on “Create” and allow iSkysoft Data Recovery to create the bootable media. A notification will appear, informing you that you are about to format the chosen media. Go ahead and click on “Format Now” and the media will be created.

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Depending on how large the media is, the process may take some time to be completed. A word of caution; you should NOT remove the media when it is being formatted as this may make it unusable.

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Once the bootable media has been created, follow the steps below to recover the data on the crashed computer.

  • Enter the BIOS when you restart the crashed computer. Change the boot mode from hard disk to the desired bootable media, whether USB flash drive or CD/DVD drive.
  • Insert the CD/DVD or connect the USB flash drive to the crashed Mac.
  • Now restart the crashed computer and let it boot from the bootable media. Once it has booted, you will be able to get the data that was on the computer.

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