Hard drive is considered as a main component of the system as it holds all files and folders in an organized manner. There are many makes and models of hard disks which come with different storage capacities depending upon the needs of individuals. Hard disk has large storage capacity so in order to effectively store data it is divided into logical drives. Partitioning of hard disk is performed with some disk management tool. You can install different operating systems on different drives of one hard disk. Partitioning also enables you to set more than one file systems on same hard drive which makes it compatible with different operating systems. You can also format your single logical drive if required. Hard disk partition holds your vital data and any type of error can cause severe data loss. You may probably lose your data from a partition due to reasons like accidental deletion, inadvertent formatting, corruption etc. In such cases you need to recover data from your hard disk partition.
If any of the following situations occur then you need to recover disk partition:
- Accidental deletion: If you accidentally delete your important files from hard disk partition using SHIFT+DEL key combination then the deleted files bypass the recycle bin and can’t be restored back.
- Operating system crash: Your operating system may get crash due to Boot Loader Corruption or Windows Registry corruption which in turn results in loss of data stored in all hard disk partitions.
- Formatted Hard disk partition: Unintentional formatting of hard disk partition causes severe loss of vital data. If you inadvertently format some wrong partition while formatting any other partition then it result in loss of data and you need to perform hard disk partition recovery.
- Virus attack: Virus or malware infects the file system of your hard disk which leads to the inaccessibility and loss of data from all disk partitions. Thus to recover lost data you need to perform partition recovery.
If you have encountered any of the situation and need to recover your lost hard disk partition due to any of the above stated reason or more, there is no need to worry because Partition Recovery Tools can easily restore your all deleted, corrupted or lost partitions within few simple clicks. Partition Recovery Tools is most reliable tool to recover lost data from hard disk partitions in any complex situations like partition table corruption, MBR corruption, bad sectors, system crash and even after re-formatting of partitions. It has the potential to restore files from corrupt HFS+ partition and other partitions with HFSX, FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS file system. It can recover up to 300 different types of files and also facilitates you with an option to add new file formats to its existing list. It can even help you to restore lost partitions after upgrading Windows OS and is compatible with latest versions of Windows operating systems including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2008 and Windows 2003. Along with windows the software is also available for Mac operating system. The Mac version of this excellent partition recovery utility can restore data from Mac volumes on Mac machines installed with Mac Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion operating systems. You can download and install the trial version of this software on your desktop to retrieve photos, songs, videos, etc from lost hard disk partitions.
Steps to retrieve data from hard disk partitions are:
Step 1: Download and install the recover partition software on your Windows PC and then run it. Main screen opens with three data recovery options. Choose "Recover Partitions/Drives" as shown in figure A.
Figure A: Main Screen
Step 2: Select "Partition Recovery" from next display screen to restore your hard disk partition and then choose the hard drive from the list of logical drives and press "Next" button to start the damaged partition file recovery process as shown in figure B.
Figure B: Select Drive
Step 3: After the completion of data recovery process, you can see the list of recovered files in "File Type View" as shown in figure C.
Figure C: Recovered Data List
Step 4: Preview the recovered hard disk partition data with the help of Preview option as shown in figure D. At last, save the recovered data to your desired storage location such as external hard drive or USB flash drive accessible to Windows OS.
Figure D: Preview Data