Recover deleted or lost partition

Accidentally hitting the wrong button or experiencing power outage can easily leave you without a whole partition. Is there a way to undelete it? Good news – there is a solution to recover deleted partition and our recovery software is really efficient!
If you were wondering how to recover data from a deleted partition, Disk Drill for Windows knows the answer! Depending on how long ago the data was erased and the cause of the issue, the recovery process may take just a couple clicks. Recover lost partition with the best recovery app.

#1 Keep deleted data from being overwritten

A lot of times when something is deleted in reality it doesn't go away completely, it is just not accessible to you anymore and not visible. However even in the most severe cases there is a possibility that the erased files can be reconstructed.

Disk Drill is a partition recovery software that offers effective recovery methods on different levels for any data loss situation. To help Disk Drill recover a deleted partition try to stop using the hard drive, connect it into an external docking station, and ideally, boot from a different computer or system drive.

Disk Drill offers free scan for partition recovery to see what files can be restored. And don't forget that Basic edition for Windows lets you undelete up to 500MB for free.
  • 1Download Disk Drill
  • 2Install it
  • 3Run Disk Drill for Windows

#2 Recover data of deleted partition

Disk Drill is easily the best partition recovery software for Windows. It can recover deleted or lost partition on Windows 7 / 8 / 10 and earlier with its advanced filtering options and reliable recovery mechanisms. Launch Disk Drill and use "Recover" button right by the name of your hard drive. Recover data of deleted partition

#3 Perform the free scan

To efficiently recover deleted or lost partition on your Windows computer Disk Drill will scan through the whole hard drive surface. It has to do so, because the data could have been fragmented by the file system or the system itself was corrupted and is not available anymore. Perform the free scan
Once the scan is complete you might be looking at a vast list of recoverable files. Some files may have strange unknown names – those are most probably the files produced by operating system itself and applications. Use the filters of Disk Drill to identify what really needs to be restored.

Free partition recovery – prevent the data loss

The best recovery method is protecting your files in advance. The protection against data loss is the best solution also because it is free! Recovery Vault protection and restoration mechanism ensures your data safety on FAT32, NTFS, or HFS+ systems. It is a simple genius method that keeps track of erased files, marks them in a certain way and saves invisible copies for free partition recovery when needed.

#4 Recover lost partition – done

Once the scan is completed and the recoverable files are identified, you are just a few clicks away from having them back. Highlight the items you want restored, choose where to save them, and proceed with the partition recovery.
Disk Drill is a great partition recovery software so no matter what was the reason for data loss, the app will do the best job to get it back. Recover lost partition

Frequently Asked Questions

Updated on by Disk Drill Team

A lost partition is one that is no longer visible or accessible from your operating system. A partition can be lost when the Master Boot Record of your hard drive is damaged or erased. You may also encounter a deleted partition which may appear as if it is lost. Data on the partition remains until the disk space is reused.

You can recover files from a delete partition with these steps:

  1. Download, install and launch Disk Drill.
  2. Choose the disk that contained the deleted partition.
  3. Click Search for lost data to initiate the scanning procedure.
  4. Review the data that can be recovered and choose the files you want restored.
  5. Click Recover all to perform the recovery from the deleted partition.

Yes, you can recover a formatted partition. When partitions are formatted, the data that resided on them is not immediately physically removed. Formatting makes space previously occupied available for use by the operating system. As long as the space has not been reused and the data was not overwritten by new information, data recovery software can restore the partition’s files.

Recover Deleted Partition with Deep Scan

Our computers are a big part of our life and we use them non-stop. With all the activity the file allocation tables are updated fast, and sometimes the deleted files may be pushed out of the stack. In this case Deep Scan is the one to choose for recovery process. It combs through your hard drive byte-by-byte and reconstructs every little piece it finds into a known file structure. Deep Scan takes longer to complete, but is totally worth it!

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