Recover Files from Partitioned Drive on Windows

“Hi, I found that my brother has accidentally formatted my hard disk drive and deleted all partitions; then he installed Windows XP operating system and created a new partitions. Actually I have stored lost of my company files from the beginning I have joined to the company. But he is not aware of it, is there any hope or a way that I can help me to recover my company files from the formatted partition on my system.”

Yeah, what exactly you are guessing is right itself. There are many ways to recover data from this type of problems with your computer, still be patient and follow the given instruction that will guide you how to get back your data from partitioned drive. Before going to know about procedure to do file recovery from partitioned drive, let us see some of the common reasons for data loss from partitioned drive.

General situations where you can lose your important files or other data due to partitioning of drives (it may be internal or external hard drive) are listed below:

  • You may accidentally deleted some of the essential files that are stored on partitioned drive
  • If your file system is corrupted on partition drive, then you may lose data that are stored on it
  • The files that are stored on partition drive can be damaged due to system malfunction
  • If your Master Boot record is corrupted due to virus or some other spacious program, then your partitioned drive becomes inaccessible and leads to data loss
  • Frequently changing the files system of partition drive can corrupt your drive and files that are stored will become inaccessible
  • If you don’t follow the exact procedure to create or shrink partitions on drive, then you may lose data that are stored on other drives

Partitioning plays a huge role in effectively managing computer hard drive space. It is in the partition itself data gets lost due to number of causes. For the problem that ranges from simple deletion of files through DOS or Windows Command Line to complex issues like reformatting or partitioning of drive, there is a simple solution offered by Yodot Hard Drive Data Recovery.

Best Partition data recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is one of the effective partition recovery software that is mainly used by many computer users to retrieve their files and folders from partition drive on Windows PC. This tool not only retrieves files from partitioned drive, but it also recovers lost FAT or NTFS partitions after partitioning hard drive for multiple times. It has advanced scanning technology, which scans the entire hard drive partition block-by-block to recover all your lost, deleted or inaccessible files from the partitioned drive. Yodot Hard Drive Recovery also recovers data from partitioned drives likes external drives, flash drives, thumb drives, etc. on Windows system.

Procedure to regain data from partition drives on Windows:

  • If you want to retrieve files from external partition drive, then connect this drive to the computer though USB port
  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to your Windows PC
  • Run the software to begin the recovery process and follow the recovery procedure on screen
  • The software displays two options in the main screen. i.e., “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery”
  • Select “Partition Recovery” option to recover lost or deleted files from partition drive
  • Otherwise, select “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to recover files after formatting or reformatting of partition drive
  • The application will scan and display all the physical or logical partitions present and connected to your system
  • Choose the particular partition drive from which you need to recover the files or folders and press ” Next” button
  • Then you will get a display screen with different file types, you can make a selection of file types or simply click on “Skip” button to choose all types by default
  • After the scanning process is complete, it will display all the recovered data from internal or external partition drive
  • View the files in two types of view. i.e., “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • Select the files that you want to recover from partition drive and save them to your desired destination location


  • Always take backup of your important files on other reliable storage device
  • Don’t use third party applications for doing partitions on USB drive
  • Use efficient anti-virus application to remove virus or malware infected files from partitions on hard drive

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