How to Bring Back Deleted GPT Partition

“Few months back I have created GPT partition on my computer using third party utility. I have saved more than 1TB of data in it. Yesterday my friend has borrowed my laptop and he has mistakenly deleted the partition that contained huge amount of data. I have no idea what to do. Someone please let me know what can be done to regain deleted GPT partition from Windows computer.”

GPT, short for GUID Partition Table provides more flexible feature which is the important reason for the popularity of GPT drive. Like normal hard drive, even GPT hard drive can be divided into several partitions to save your data. A GPT partition can support more than 2TB data where as MBR partition cannot. The main benefit of using GPT partition is, it support up to 128 partitions compared to MBR which supports just four partitions on your Windows computer. Along with this GPT keeps a backup of the file at the end of the disk so that you can restore your files when any data loss instances occurs. Furthermore, GPT partition facilitates greater reliability because of CRC and replication of partition table. Even though, GPT drive facilitate you to backup your files, due to accidental deletion, you may lose original as well the drive in which backup copy have been saved

How does partition get deleted?

As said before there are two reasons for GPT partition deletion, one is accidental deletion; at the time of managing partitions using Disk management utility, you may mistakenly erase the GPT partitions that has both your data and backup copy. Similarly, you may intentionally delete GPT partition from your computer when it is corrupted and shows error message which does not allow you to view files present in it. In the absence of backup, you might ask question to yourself like, how to recover deleted GPT partition

Tool to recover deleted GPT partition:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software holds answers of all the questions related to data loss from GPT partition. With affluence and ease being its key features, you can avail this high quality software to ensure reclamation of all the data which you have lost from GPT partition due to deletion. As it is a risk free software, you need not worry about the files which you want to recover or already saved in your computer. Apart from recovering data from internal hard drive such as Toshiba, Samsung, HP, Acer, Dell as well as other hard drive brands, the application will help to recover data from external memory such as USB flash drive, memory card, iPod, MP6 player, memory stick and so on. In addition to deleted partition, you can utilize this software to recover formatted partition, unreadable partition, corrupted partition, inaccessible partition as well as the partition that is not detected by your computer running with Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

How does software works to recover deleted GPT partition?

  • Download the software and install it to your Windows computer
  • As soon as the installation process is done, run it to begin the recovery of files
  • Main screen shows two options which are “Partition Recovery” “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Select first option to recover deleted partition from your Windows computer
  • Choose the drive from where partition needs to be recovered
  • Click on “Next” option to start scanning the drive and then choose file types which you want to recover
  • View recoverable files using two view types for easy selection
  • Preview restored media files and at last save them on a specified location


  • Since GPT partition stores huge amount of data, think before you delete any partition created in it
  • Even though GPT creates backup drive, maintain another copy of files into an external storage device to use it in case of data loss instances

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