As we all know, CD is popular file storage device because of its low cost and long service life. The fact that CD is relatively convenient also contributes to its prosperity. However, economical as it is, CD is very weak. In other words, it is easy to be broken. The moisture, sunshine, temperature and other placement environment all have a great impact on CD. Once we put it in an inappropriate location, we may get a broken CD in the end. In addition to the external environment, a CD could also be broken because of software failures, such virus invasion and system crash.
Once a CD is seriously damaged in physical, it is nearly impossible for us to fix it, let alone recover broken CD files. We mean users can do nothing to fix a CD when it is completely broken into several pieces. But luckily, if there are only a few scratches on a CD or if the CD is broken logically, useful solutions are available for users to retrieve files from CD to a new place.
Recover Broken CD Files for Free
Generally speaking, there are two common methods for CD file recovery: one is turning to professional recovery agencies and the other is to get help from reliable file recovery software. Comparing those two methods, we find the first one could be really expensive and may do harm to users’ privacy, while the second one is totally free and leaves no chance for privacy leakage. Therefore, getting help from reliable file recovery software is considered as a betted way to recover broken CD files.
Retrieve Files from CD in Three Steps
Choosing to recover broken CD files through the second method, users need to get a reliable tool at first. We find MiniTool Power Data Recovery is a good choice on the basis of users’ feedbacks. And it only takes three steps to complete the whole process of CD file recovery.
Step one: launch MiniTool Power Data Recovery and click “CD/DVD Recovery” here.
Step two: select the broken CD and click “Open” or “Full Scan” to check files. (“Full Scan” is preferred to find files on CD thoroughly)
Step three: choose the needed ones from the files found out by software and click “Save Files” to specify a safe storage place for them.
Till now, all operations are completed to recover broken CD files. If you are interested in the recommended tool, please move to the products page to get some detailed information about it.