Data Recovery from Bad Partition

“Hello, I recently defragmented my hard drive in order to create free space. However, as I finished up with the process, I noticed that partition had grayed out and access to e files present in it was blocked on hard drive. Now, partition is corrupt and inaccessible; how can I recover files from such bad partition? Please someone suggest me good method to get back all my data from inaccessible bad partition.”

Partition is a logical sections on hard drive to store user data and to be precise every partition acts as a separate drive that can be operated each with different operating systems. But, each partition can be of different size and user can resize it any time. But, partitions can be vulnerable when things go wrong causing its corruption or damage.

Partitions can get corrupt or turn bad in the following scenarios:

  • External Threats: Severe virus, malware or spyware attacks to system hard drive can damage any partition after which the partition turns bad and inaccessible
  • Logical Errors: Errors during OS reinstallation, boot sector / MBR corruption, pilling up of bad media spots on hard drive, registry corruption, etc. can also result in bad partition
  • Other Factors: Interrupted format / reformat process, installing unsecure applications on hard drive, incorrect way of repartitioning hard drive or creating new partition, etc. can damage partition and make it show bad behavior resulting in loss of files saved in it

Data in bad partition becomes out of reach when partition loses its read / write permissions. Yet, data will be still in same memory location in unaffected condition. So, when partition gets corrupt, it is recommended not to perform any kind of activities on hard drive and immediately make use of effective partition data recovery tool to recover files from bad partition.

Bad partition data retrieval software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the most suggested proficient software to retrieve all files from bad partition. Its amazing scanning technique easily extracts files from corrupt or bad partition without altering any file contents. This tool is capable of restoring MS Office files, videos, pictures, music, archives, program files, folders and all other file types from partitions after any data loss circumstance. Apart from corrupt or bad or erroneous partition, this tool can also retrieve data from accidentally deleted partition or missing partition on Windows hard drive. It can restore hard drive partitions from Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based PCs and laptops. Using this tool, one can even rescue data from formatted, damaged or inaccessible external hard drive, USB flash drive, SSD, FireWire drive and flash memory cards that are formatted with FAT32, FAT16, ExFAT, NTFS, ReFS and NTFS5 file systems.

Follow these steps to get files back from bad partition:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on healthy Windows computer and install it
  • Connect hard drive that includes bad partition to this Windows system as secondary hard drive
  • Run the program and wait for main screen
  • In main screen, click on ‘Partition Recovery’ option in order to retrieve bad partition files
  • Next, select the hard drive in which bad partition lies and then choose bad partition
  • Further, click on ‘Mark All’ button or select file types to be restored from bad partition
  • On clicking next, software performs a deep neat scan on bad partition to extract files from it
  • After scanning process ends, view the recovered files in ‘Data View’ /‘File Type View’
  • Preview any selected restored file and proceed to save those files to new destination location on host computer drive

Necessary Tips:

  • Hold complete backup of important files from hard drive partitions to avoid unforeseen data loss
  • Make use of prevailing antivirus tool to set back harmful viruses away from corrupting hard drive or its partitions

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