Do you want to restore corrupt HFSX volume data on Mac OS X Lion?
Everyone loses their essential data at some instance. It’s not a question of if but rather when you will experience it which is undoubtedly true in some instances. More serious case of data loss is volume corruption. Mac OS X lion supports both HFS+ and the improved version of HFS+ i.e. HFSX. You can install multiple Operating Systems on the same drive and can maintain two different file systems on the same drive by partitioning it. In order to use both Windows 7 and the latest version of Mac Operating System i.e. Mac OS X Lion, you just partitioned the drive and installed the Windows 7 on separate partition using Boot Camp. After several weeks, suddenly your Mac Lion drive which has been formatted with the HFSX file system has mysteriously become corrupted. Whenever you are trying to access the data from HFSX volume, you are getting an error message that indicates that the disk structure is corrupt and unreadable. After some time, when you try to boot the Mac OS X lion, it becomes unbootable!! This indicates that your HFSX volume is severely corrupted. There are several reasons for HFSX volume corruption
Volume header corruption: HFSX file system contains a volume header that is located next to boot blocks. It contains information regarding the structure of HFSX volume. If this volume header gets corrupted due to any reason like virus attack, power failures or abrupt system shutdown then it does not allow you to access the data.
Apple Partition Map corruption: It is a drive partitioning scheme, which describes things like how many volumes the drive has, where they are located and how large they are. Even if your hard drive is partitioned into only one volume, you must use the correct partitioning scheme to be bootable and you must use it properly. If any problem persist during repartitioning or resizing the volume then you may end up in data loss due to HFSX volume corruption.
In spite of these reasons, there are several other reasons like catalog file corruption, improper formatting while multi booting the system, improper partitioning etc. due to which you may lose all your data. In all these cases, what you need to do is, immediately stop using the drive. As many times as you use the drive, the chances of data recovery from HFSX volume become worse. This is because, if your hard drive is already full with data then as you save or copy any data to that volume then the Operating System start storing it by overwriting already lost data. This may lead to permanent loss of data and it is not possible by any professional data recovery software to recover overwritten data.
HFS Partition Recovery can easily, safely and efficiently recover lost data from corrupted or damages HFSX volume on Mac OS X Lion. It has powerful scanning engines that can search and recover data from missing, lost or inaccessible volumes. It can also perform deleted HFS+ partition recovery on Mac. If you have accidentally erased HFS+ volume while resizing the drive then you can use this software to get back those files.
The HFS Partition Recovery Software has the ability of recovering each and every file type on the basis of their unique signature. If you have accidentally formatted wrong HFFS+ volume while installing or re-installing the Operating System then also this tool comes in handy. It can easily retrieve data from formatted HFS+ volume and also has the ability to recover data from accidentally reformatted or formatted HFSX, FAT16 and FAT32 volumes. You may lose data due to several reasons like virus attacks, power outages, corrupt directory structure, abrupt system shutdown etc. In such case, the files are not permanently removed or destroyed from your Mac volumes. You can still recover lost data from HFS volume on MacBook, MacBook Air, Mac Mini, iMac, MacBook Pro etc. by using this software. It also helps to restore HFS partition data after error on Mac
Few easy steps to recover data from the corrupted HFSX volume
Step 1: Download and install the HFS Partition Recovery Software and then launch it. After launching the software, select “Recover Drives/Volumes” option from the main screen.
Step 2: Now, you should select “Volume Recovery” option from the next screen to recover data from a corrupt HFSX volume and then click on “Next” to proceed.
Step 3: After successfully completing the data recovery process, you can view the files recovered from the HFS+ volume on Mac OS X Lion by using “Preview” option.