Windows System Crash

Windows system crash usually refers to the situation that your computer stops working normally. Windows system might reboot automatically due to system crash. Or your computer might stop responding due to Windows system crash. Windows system crash is a problem that would occur on any brand of computer. Windows system crash might cause unexpected disasters, among which data loss is a common problem that frustrated many PC users. Have you ever encountered data loss problem due to Windows system crash? Do you know how to recover files after Windows system crash?

How to Recover Data after Windows System Crash?

When any data is lost or inaccessible due to Windows system crash, you can use iCare Data Recovery to recover files by following steps below:

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Step1. Free download and install iCare Data Recovery on Windows computer. Launch the software and choose a proper scan mode.

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Step2. Select the disk drive where data got lost and then wait the software to scan it to search lost files.

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Step3. Preview files after scanning and then save the lost files to another drive.

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Reasons Windows System Crash

Windows system crash might be caused by many reasons, which include:

1. Software conflict

It might cause Windows system crash if you install a third-party program which is not compatible with the Windows system or the program contains any spyware.

2. Hard disk drive contains bad sectors

A hard disk drive is usually divided into several partitions on your computer, while the partition which contains system related data is usually called system partition (C drive). If system partition contains many bad sectors, you may be unable to enter Windows system when you boot your computer.

3. Hardware failure

Windows system crash might also be caused by hardware failure.

4. Virus infection

Virus infection is a problem that would cause many issues on your Windows computer, so Windows system might be crashed due to virus infection. You can run antivirus software to remove viruses.

Windows OS Reinstalling after System Crash

Many people will reinstall Windows operating system when they encounter system crash problem. Truthfully, it is able to resolve the problem after reinstalling system, but data will also be lost due to system reinstalling. Windows system crash might cause data loss, but sometimes you are still possible to access data stored on your computer by rebooting your computer after system crash. In this situation, you had better backup all data before reinstalling system. If all data got lost due to system crash, you had better run iCare Data Recovery to recover files before reinstalling system. Usually, iCare Data Recovery is able to recover data from any computer due to Windows system crash, such as:

Windows Blue Screen of Death

When referring to system crash, many PC users will come up with blue screen of death problem. Usually, when Windows system shows blue screen of death, your PC will reboot automatically without giving you time to save data. Many people believe it is Windows system crash that causes the blue screen of death problem. As a matter of fact, Windows OS reboot is to prevent further damage to your computer caused by computer blue screen of death. If it causes any data loss due to Windows blue screen of death, you can also use iCare Data Recovery to restore lost files.

Windows System Stops Responding

Sometimes, Windows system will stop responding when you are running a program or performing some other operation on your computer. In some situations, Windows system will work normally again after waiting for a while. However, in some situation, you may need to reboot your computer to make the computer work normally again. If computer freezes up and stops responding since you have open too many programs or windows, you just need to close some programs or windows. However, if your computer is infected with virus or you have installed incompatible software on your computer, it might cause Windows system crash and even cause data loss. For example, your computer might stop responding if you install a program on Windows 7 computer, which is only compatible with Windows 8 operating system. In order to avoid the problem, you had better uninstall the new added software which is not compatible with Windows system.

Windows PC Shuts down without Warning

Have you ever run into the situation that your computer shuts down all of a sudden without any warning when you are handling some important emails or enjoying an interesting MP4 video? Many reasons will lead your computer to shut down or reboot suddenly, while system crash is a possible reason. If your computer shuts down due to system crash, it might cause data loss. Especially, if PC shuts down due to system crash when you are transferring data from an external hard drive to your computer, it might corrupt the file system of the external hard drive and lead it to be inaccessible.

Select a Proper Hard Drive for Windows PC

As you known, one possible reason for Windows system crash is bad sectors on hard disk drive. If the hard drive on your Windows PC contains too many bad sectors and you often run into hard drive failure, you had better change a new hard drive for Windows computer. You had better choose a branded hard drive like Samsung hard drive, Seagate hard drive, Western Digital hard drive, Hitachi hard drive, Toshiba hard drive, etc. Before installing a new hard drive, you should remember to move all data from old hard drive to another media.

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