How to Get Back Partition from Sony VIAO on Windows 8?

“My Windows 8 Sony VAIO laptop has only one partition, fully infected by virus and was unable to access any of the files in it as screen used to get blank. So I decided to reinstall the laptop. Later it stroke my mind that I forgot to backup my vital files from it. Now my entire files are lost, how to rescue data from Sony VAIO partition on Windows 8 OS?”

To overcome this kind of instance, Sony VAIO is preinstalled with recovery tool along with Windows 8 set-up files with all default drivers and utility, which assists user to bring back all lost data from hard drive partition. Follow this procedure to recover partition from Sony VAIO: From 'Start' menu open 'All Program' and again open 'VAIO Recovery Center' tool from program menu. Click on 'Restore C: Drive' option from Recovery Center interface and press Next option. Begin the process by hitting on 'Start' which will reinstall and configure laptop back to its default settings.

Let us see few common causes for partition data loss from Sony VAIO in Windows 8:

  • Following improper steps for reinstalling Windows 8 OS will make existing partition inaccessible on Sony VAIO laptop
  • Scanning for virus on Windows 8 Sony VAIO laptop using any unsafe antivirus program can remove infected files without notification
  • Unintentionally formatting the partition instead of performing some other task on Sony VAIO Windows 8 laptop
  • Sometimes malware or virus attack on Windows 8 can corrupt partition by making data on it inaccessible
  • Using third party tool on Sony VAIO hard drive to create or re-size partitions may cause accidental deletion of existing partition
  • Other issues like boot sector corruption, presence of bad sectors, file system corruption, etc will cause inaccessibility of Sony VAIO partition on Windows 8 computer

In above mentioned scenarios, Windows 8 Sony VAIO partition data will be lost completely but will not be removed permanently. Data can be recovered with utmost ease when partition is lost, deleted or corrupted on Sony VAIO Windows 8 laptop. Want to know how? Then read below.

Software to recover Sony VAIO partition on Windows 8:

Hard drive recovery is can regain data from Sony VAIO partition with ease from Windows 8 operating system. It can also get back Office files (PPT, Word, Excel, Access, DBX, PST, etc), media files (RAW images, videos, pictures and audios), PDF files, RAR files and many file formats. It can effectively retrieve information from deleted partition, lost partition, corrupted partition, formatted partition or inaccessible partitions without any issues. It can retrieve data from system hard drives having ATA, IDE, SATA, SCSI, PATA and other interfaces. It can perform data recovery from FAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExtFAT partitions. Along with Sony, it can quickly bring back data from Dell, Toshiba, Samsung, LG, Acer, HP and some other brands. Addition to Windows 8, this program is compatible on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS. In demo version of Yodot Hard Drive recovery tool, one can know each steps that have to be followed to restore the files.

Steps to rescue data from Win8 Sony VAIO partition:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool on Windows 8 Sony VAIO and install it
  • Now launch the utility and main screen will pop up with two options like ‘Partition Recovery’ and ‘Formatted/Reformatted Recovery’
  • In that opt for 'Partition Recovery' option and proceed further
  • Now select drive in which represents Sony VAIO partition on Windows 8 computer
  • Choose required file type that you want to retrieve or by default all file type will be selected
  • Now allow the tool to initiate scanning process and wait till it gets over
  • After completing the scanning process, you can view restored files from partition either in 'Data View' or 'File Type View'
  • Finally use 'Save Recovery Session' option to save scanning information that can be used to resume scanning process after buying the product
  • Save recovered files on desired destination location, but not in same old drive

Points to Note:

  • Regularly back up all files from Windows 8 Sony laptop drive to avoid data loss
  • If you delete any important files from Sony VAIO partition then stop using your system

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