Retrieve Data from Deleted Partition on Windows 8

Partitioning is dividing large storage into isolated parts. In DOS system, user can partition hard drive to number of logical partitions; each partition will work like separate disk drive. Particularly partitioning is useful to run more than one OS on same computer. Moreover, partitioning on DOS Windows computer can improve the efficiency of disk. Unfortunately, large clusters on hard drive will lead to disk space wastage called slack space and hence partitioning is required to avoid this. There are many utilities to help partitioning and make better use of your drive. At the same time, when you delete a partition accidentally while partitioning, you will have to recover deleted partitions as soon as possible to minimize the loss that may incur otherwise.

Reasons for deleting partition on Windows 8:

  • While reinstalling Windows 8 to resolve application malfunction issues, user may select particular partition to delete / format that tends in huge data loss
  • Sometimes over usage of system hard drive will lead to formation of bad sectors which results in partition corruption that requires formatting
  • Accidental removal of partition while trying to manage HDD partitions on Windows 8 system with disk utility
  • Occurrence of any interruption while repartitioning or resizing existing hard drive can awfully result in unintentional deletion of any partition
  • Intentionally deleting partition on Windows 8 to use disk space for new partition can sometimes result in loss of vital data
  • Even if the partition table is removed or corrupted, you will not be in a position to see partitions in Windows 8 hard drive

Unintentional or intentional deletion of partition will remove all files and folders saved in it. Nevertheless, erased partition data can be retrieved back if the hard drive is not used further to save new data after deletion process.

How to undelete partition data from Windows 8?

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery program can retrieve data from deleted partition on Windows 8 operating system with much ease. It can restore data such as Office files (Word, PPT, Excel, DBX, Access, etc.), media files (images, music files, video clips, RAW pictures), compressed files (Zip, RAR, JAR), PDF files and many other file formats from deleted Windows 8 partition. This application can extract data from FAT32, FAT16, NTFS5, NTFS, ExFAT formatted partitions that are corrupted, missing or unreadable. It can regain partitions on various storage devices like USB drive, flash drives, external and internal hard drive, FireWire drives and SSD drives. It can easily retrieve deleted partition from Disk Management tool on Windows 8, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 operating systems.

Instructions for recovering erased partition data on Windows 8:

  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery on your Windows 8 computer
  • Run the software and wait for main screen
  • On main screen you will get two options namely 'Partition Recovery' and 'Formatted / Reformatted Recovery'
  • In that, hit on 'Partition Recovery' option to retrieve data from erased partition
  • The program scans entire computer and shows all drives present in your Windows 8 system
  • Choose the deleted partition from where you want to rescue data and proceed 'Next'
  • This application scans chosen partition and shows all recoverable data from it
  • View all files and folders which you have restored in either of the modes – ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’
  • Finally, use 'Save Recovery Session' option to save retrieved data from deleted partition to desired target location but not on the same partition location on Windows 8 hard drive

Reliable Tips:

  • Do not save any new data on deleted partition from Windows 8 system
  • Keep backup of important partition data before performing any task

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