Recover Pictures from NTFS Drive

“Hi all, I was formatting partition on my computer with data which is not of much importance. When I was selecting intended partition to format, I selected important NTFS partition by mistake. It consisted of really very important photos, which I do not have another copy. Some personal pictures with family and friends were there on that NTFS partition. I really need those pictures; any sort of help is appreciated. Thanks…”

NTFS is the file system which is used most commonly on Windows computers hard drives installed with Windows XP or later OS versions. NTFS includes lots of technical advancements like improved performance, high reliability, better hard disk space utilization and so on. While using it on your computer, you may come across situation like above. There are many such cases when photos may get lost from NTFS partition on Windows PC as follows:

  • Corruption of NTFS file system due to virus malware or external threats infection sudden system reboots and any other reason
  • Interruptions when photos are being transferred from NTFS partition to computer or external storage drive due to power surge, system shutdown, etc
  • Accidental deletion of NTFS partition on computer while deleting some other partition or re-partitioning hard drive from disk management utility
  • Photos might have got deleted when scanned for viruses on NTFS partition of your Windows PC
  • Deleting photos from NTFS partition on hard drive or from external storage drive thinking that they are not need anymore and regretting later for user mistake

Don’t worry when pictures are erased or missing from NTFS partition until you have not used the unallocated space created after deletion of NTFS partition. By using expert picture recovery tool like Yodot Photo Recovery software you can retrieve photos that are lost from NTFS partition.

Photo recovery software for NTFS:

Photos lost or deleted from NTFS partition on Windows computers can be recovered using Yodot Photo Recovery software. Other than internal hard drive, this program is capable of retrieving photos from external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, USB drives and other storage drives formatted with NTFS file system. It has very simple interface and easy to navigate screens to accomplish picture recovery from NTFS drive without getting struck anywhere. Try demo version of this tool for finding more details. This picture recovery tool can restore photos, videos, audio files and other documents from various storage media on systems working with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS versions. Other than NTFS, this image recovery tool can successfully accomplish photo recovery from FAT32, FAT16, NTFS5, ExFAT and ReFS file system formatted drives..

Handy steps for recovering photos from NTFS drive:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software on your Windows computer and install it
  • Run the tool and from main screen, select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” option as per picture loss situation you faced
  • Select NTFS partition on computer hard drive from where you want to restore photos and then click on “Next”
  • Pick photo file formats from list shown on next screen and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning for photos on NTFS partition on computer and completes photo recovery process in few minutes
  • View rescued photos in “Data View” and “File Type View” on software wizard
  • Select photo file and click on “Preview” option to view it
  • Select photos which you want to save on your computer and click on “Next”
  • Browse a location to save selected photos and click on “Save” option

Helpful Tips:

  • Save your important photos stored on NTFS partition on any external drive of computer
  • Check whether you are deleting unwanted photos on NTFS before clicking ‘Delete’ option

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