Recover Missing Partition
User always has to partition their system hard drive, because keeping operating system, various applications and data on the same hard drive can be risky. The reason for this is, if the only partition on the hard drive is missed, then the user will not be able to access any data on a hard drive. What to do if because of some reason, partitions on hard drive are missed? Here in order to recover missing partition user has to make use of partition restore software.
One main reason for missing partition is the journal file corruption. The journal file on the system is as same as log file, which keeps record of all file modifications on hard drive. However, if journal file gets corrupted because of any hardware problem or abrupt shut down of system and marks wrong entries in the file system, then it results into corruption of file system and also in missing of important partitions on hard drive. If one want to Recover Partition, then should make use of software to recover missing partition. This application supports partition recovery on Windows as well as Mac operating systems and facilitates user to recover missing partition data from Mac OS X Lion and other versions of Mac.
One more reason for missing partition is an operating system crash. There are several reasons for operating system crash. When any program inadvertly writes data to the memory occupied by operating system, it can result into operating system crash. Even when user restores system to previous point in time, it can result into missing existing partitions. In such situations, user can retrieve lost data from partitions, by making use of Recover Partition tool. Even when people go to reinstall their operating system, they have to reformat partitions on the system. If any errors occur while merging or resizing of partition during reformatting, then it also leads to missing of some important partitions.
The other reasons for missing partition are hard drive crash and volume header corruption. There are several reasons for hard drive crash. Virus infection is one among those reasons. As, virus is designed to destroy files on hard drive, it can infect the important files of operating system, making it impossible to access the files needed to run the computer. In this case, Recover Partition Utility can retrieve missing partitions on hard drive and can restore partitions from laptop hard drive. The user also can miss partitions on computer due to partition table corruption. The main reason for this is boot sector viruses, which corrupt main components of memory boot record and result into partition table corruption. This leads into inaccessibility to partitions, in short user misses partition on hard drive.
Even when any errors or interruptions take place during file system conversion, it can result into missing of partitions. In such case, the user can recover missing partition by using software to Recover Partition. Apart from missing partitions, this software also can restore deleted partitions and facilitates user to get back RAW photos from deleted partitions along with other media files such as video files, audio files etc. Use the software on all the latest version of Windows operating system including Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8 etc.
Step 1: Download and install the free version of Partition Recovery tool on your PC. After successful installation, launch the software. In the Main Screen, select “Recover Partitions” option. Then, the tool shows all the logical and physical disk drives available in the system. Choose the appropriate physical disk and click "Scan" option
Image 1 - Launch Pad
Step 2: Now, the tool scans the physical hard disk to find deleted, and lost partitions. Once scanning is complete, it displays a list of found partitions. Select the required partition, which you want to recover and hit "Scan" button to initiate the recovery process from a partition.
Image 2: Found Partitions
Step 3: Now, the software scans the selected partition to regain it's files back. Wait for the scanning to get complete. Upon the completion of scanning process, a list of recovered files are displayed. You can view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View.
Image 3 - Recovered Data in File Type & Data Views
Step 4: Finally, at the end of recovery process, you can preview the recoverable files by right clicking on the file and selecting Preview from the displayed options.
Image 4 - Preview Recovered Files
Step 5: At last, if you are satisfied with the tool, then activate the license key of the tool and select the destination drive to save the recovered files.
Image 5 - Save Recovered Data