Partition Recovery from USB Flash Drive

“Hi I have a Transcend USB drive of 64GB in which I deleted the partition during Windows XP setup in my computer. I have not formatted the drive, as I believe data is still on the USB drive and it’s just missing a partition table. Is there any way of getting data back or restoring partition, I really need to get the data back since it’s my friend's USB drive and it holds his family photos, videos and other personal information in it.”

With wide usage of USB drive, the USB drive partition loss issues will be especially need to be noticed now. Even though you are taking so many precautions to avoid it, at last you may strike with this circumstance on your USB drive.

When does partition get lost or deleted from USB drive?

Some of common causes and symptoms of partition loss from USB drive are listed below:-

  • Accidentally deleting, formatting or reformatting partition on the USB drive
  • You may lose partition on USB drive due to virus infection
  • If the partition header gets corrupted then partition on USB drive will become inaccessible or hidden
  • The partition on USB drive may get damaged due to improper ejection of drive from computer
  • Frequently changing file system will corrupt partitions on USB drive
  • If you don’t use proper procedure while creating new partition, then you may lose other partitions present on USB

If you can't read USB flash drive or experience data loss disaster becsuse of above or any other unknown reasons, then don’t be despaired. There is a reliable USB drive recovery software called Yodot Hard Drive Recovery, which will recover your data from USB drive successfully. This excellent drive recovery tool is used by many users for retrieving lost/deleted partitions from USB drive on Windows OS.

USB partition recovery tool:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the best recovery tool that will help you to recover deleted or lost partitions from USB drive. The tool successfully retrieves data from lost or deleted partitions on USB drive after USB drive formatting, intentionally or unintentionally deleting partitions, USB drive corruption or any other reasons. The software also has the capability to retrieve several file types such as documents, photos, videos, audio files and many other files from lost partitions of USB drive on Windows operating system of all versions. With this Hard Drive Recovery tool, you can easily retrieve files from unreadable USB drive that is corrupted due to severe virus infection, file system corruption, bad sectors, and other reasons.

Steps for recovering partitions from USB drive:

  • Connect your USB drive to computer though USB port
  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software to your Windows PC
  • Run the software to begin recovery process and follow on-screen recovery procedure
  • The software displays two options on main screen. i.e., "Partition Recovery" and "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery"
  • Select "Partition Recovery" option to recover lost or deleted partition from USB drive
  • Application will scan and display all physical or logical partitions present on your system
  • Choose the lost or deleted USB drive partition from which you need to recover data and press "Next" button
  • Then you will get a display screen with different file types, you can make selection of file types or simply click on "Skip" button to choose all types by default
  • After completion of scanning, it will display all recovered data from lost or deleted USB drive partition
  • View files in two types of view. i.e., "Data View" Or "File Type View"
  • Select files that you want to recover from USB drive partition and save them to your desired destination location


  • Have good backup before formatting your USB drive
  • Use efficient anti-virus application to remove virus or malware infected files from partitions of USB drive
  • Don’t use third party applications to create or modify partition on USB drive

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