Recovering Windows Entire HD with Two Partitions

Recover Windows to Entire HD with two partitions is an option provided while restoring system hard drive on Asus Notebook. Asus Notebook is the best employed laptop among computer users who prefer Windows OS. But, in various Asus models, users may encounter installation / reinstallation of Windows OS using restore process. This process becomes mandatory when Asus laptop hard drive is affected and has issues with its working due to:

  • Malware intrusion that can cause file system damage, corrupt partition or boot sector, after which hard drive will not boot properly
  • Corruption of Master Book record, Partition table or missing of any program related files from Asus hard drive will make it inaccessible
  • Presence of unreliable applications, bad media spots on hard drive and other software conflicts can induce hard drive failure

When Asus laptop hard drive is not working properly, user might wish to restore Windows OS on it. To factory reset Windows hard drive on Asus; it mainly gives three prime options like

    1.Recover Windows to first partition only – if this option is selected, it will erase all files only from first partition (C drive) and will keep all other partitions data safe and creates a new system partition as C drive.

    2.Recover Windows to entire HD – this option will erase entire data from all partitions and generates a new single system partition as C drive

    3.Recover Windows to entire HD with two partitions – this option will delete entire hard drive partitions, creates two partitions as C drive and D drive

However, restoring Asus Notebook with third option will cause data loss and if you are unaware of which software can get back all your lost data from Asus laptop hard drive, then read below.

Windows hard drive data restoration tool:

With the utilization of Yodot Hard Drive Recovery program lost data from Asus laptop after performing Windows restore to entire hard drive with two partitions. This application can easily retrieve various types of files from hard drives on Windows computer that is formatted with FAT32, NTFS5, FAT16, NTFS, ExFAT and ReFS file systems. Also, this tool can completely extract data after system restore, hard drive failure and after any other complex situations. It can regain data not only from Windows hard drive, but also from portable hard drives, USB thumb drives, SSDs, FireWire drives, memory cards, and many other storage components. This utility is applicable on Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Server 2008 and 2003 OS based laptops and PCs.

Steps to extract data after Windows hard drive restore:

  • Connect the hard drive from Asus Notebook to a healthy Windows system
  • Download Hard disk recovery software on this computer by logging in as system administrator
  • After complete installation, launch the software and wait till main screen appears
  • Next, click on ‘Partition Recovery’ option to rescue lost data from hard drive
  • As the software lists set of drives that are associated with system, choose the one that represents victim hard drive
  • Further, add the file types to be retrieved from chosen hard drive or you can ‘Skip’ the step or click on ‘Mark All’ and proceed
  • Scanning process ends with recovered files in two view types – ‘Data view’ and ‘File Type View’
  • Have a quick look at recovered files and view any required file using ‘Preview’
  • Finally, save recovered data to desired target location on host Windows computer hard drive and not to same hard drive from which files were recovered

Important Note:

  • Always, take hold of important data from Windows computer by enabling frequent backup
  • Make use of essential anti-malware program on Windows to avoid unexpected virus attack

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