Recover Files from Partition
Partitioning is dividing the hard drive into multiple logical storage units. Partitioning a hard disk has many advantages such as, you can have a separate area for Operating System; you can use multi-boot setup in single computer etc. You may encounter data loss from a partition due to various reasons like accidental deletion of a partition, partition errors, partition corruption, accidental formatting the partition, incomplete partitioning using third–party utility etc. In such cases your files may become inaccessible from the hard drive, which may results in loss of files from the partition.
To recover files from a deleted partition you need to make use of good Windows file recovery software. This software can restore various deleted file extensions like MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, MS Access, images, audio, video files and has the capability of retrieving accidentally deleted RAR files as well. This software supports file recovery from Windows 7, Vista and Windows XP Operating Systems. This is an easy to use Read only application that does not affect or damage your deleted or lost files. The file recovery software recovers files from various storage devices like hard drives, flash memory cards, USB drives, external hard drives and FireWire drives. The software enables Preview option, to preview recovered files before saving it. You can also try the software by using demo version. The software can also be used for file recovery from external hard drive on which a partition has been accidentally deleted. The software also has the capability to recover files from CF card and various other memory cards. If you lost your files from iPod then you can retrieve lost iPod files using this software.
How to Recover Files from Partition?
You can easily recover files from accidentally deleted partition by using File Recovery (Windows) software. Follow the steps given below to recover files from deleted partition
Step 1: Download and install the software, run the software by double clicking the shortcut icon present on the desktop or by selecting by START MENU -> ALL PROGRAMS. The main windows displays as shown in Image 1. Select “Recover Files” option from the main Screen as shown in Image 1
Image 1: Main Window
Step 2:Select “Recover Deleted files” or “Recover Lost Files” options from the windows to recover files from your deleted Windows partition as shown in Image 2
Image 2: Recover Deleted / Lost Files
Step 3: A new screen displays the detected physical and logical drives as shown in Image 3. Select the logical or physical drive from which you need to recover files from deleted partition as shown in Image 3 and click “Next”
Image 3: Select Drive
Step 4: You need to select the appropriate file format to perform additional search for files based on their unique signatures. You may even skip this process and continue with scanning as shown in Image 4
Image 4: ADD or EDIT Files Type
Step 5:Once you click on “Next” the software starts scanning the drive to recover deleted files from your hard drive. Once the scanning is completed you can view recovered data using “Data View” or “File Type View” options as shown in Image 5
Image 5: View Recovered Files
Step 6: You can save your scanned information by using “Save Recovery Session” option. Later when you activate the full version of the software use the “Open Recovery session” option to re-load the previously scanned data and save it in your desired location as shown in Image 6
Image 6: Save / Open Recovery session