Undelete Partition from Windows Server 2008

“While trying to expand D: drive memory I just removed it accidentally from Server 2008 desktop. It contains huge amount of data for which I don’t have any backup. Can someone direct me with right solution to restore deleted partition? Thanks in advance!!!”

Windows Server 2008 is one which is globally used in Server systems to handle networking, internet hosting, database and other operations. Its reliable features are remote MS management, stacks networking, improvised Windows Firewall configuration, NTFS file system, self-healing, .NET framework techniques, etc. However, sometimes Windows Server 2008 partition can be wiped out in many situations.

Scenarios that leads to deletion of partitions from Windows Server 2008 are:

  • Reinstalling Windows Server 2008 OS improperly will make existing partition inaccessible from it
  • Using third party tool to create or resize Win2k8 partition may unfortunately erase existing partition
  • Sometimes virus or malware infection on Windows Server 2008 partition can damage it by making data inaccessible
  • Accidentally formatting Windows Server 2008 drive partition instead of performing some other risky task can wipe data from it
  • Other causes such as presence of bad sectors, boot sector corruption, file system corruption, etc. will corrupt Windows Server 2008 partition

Software to undelete Windows Server 2008 partition:

One can use Yodot Hard Drive Recovery utility to retrieve data from deleted partition on Windows Server 2008 PC. 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. This tool can also help for data recovery from FAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExtFAT partitions. It can retrieve data from system hard drives having ATA, IDE, SATA, SCSI, PATA and other interfaces. It can effectively retrieve files from dead computer HDD or deleted partition, lost partition, corrupted partition, formatted partition, inaccessible partitions without any trouble. Addition to Windows Server 2008, this program is compatible on Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2003 OS. One can know the procedure of restoring files from deleted or lost partition using demo version of Yodot Hard Drive Recovery utility.

Steps to rescue lost partition on Windows Server 2008:

  • Download Hard disk recovery tool on Windows Server 2008 desktop 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 the drive in which partition is deleted on Windows Server 2008 computer
  • Choose required file types that you want to retrieve or by default all file types will be selected
  • Now allow the application to initiate scanning process and wait till it gets over
  • After completing 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

Golden Points:

  • Back up all files on regular basis to avoid data loss
  • If you have accidentally deleted partition from Windows Server 2008 then stop using it
  • Clean the desktop with powerful anti-virus tool to avoid inaccessibility of data

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