How to recover deleted partition from external hard drive
External hard drives are portable hard disk drives whose storage capacity ranges from several gigabytes (GB) to terabytes (TB). These hard disc drives can be connected to a computer using USB drive. External hard drives are mainly used to backup the data present in your computer. Partitions can be created on an external hard drive same as your internal hard drive partitions.
While creating partitions in your external hard drive, you can divide it based on your required size. For example, a 1TB external hard drive can be divided into 4 partitions of 250GB each. This can be done using disk management utility in Windows operating system. Once you create the partition, a drive letter will be automatically generated which will be different from the existing drive letters. Each time the external hard disk is connected to a different machine, the drive letters may vary depending on the drive letters already present in the internal drive.
When the partition from external hard drive is accidentally deleted or lost, it would be really annoying because the data present in those partitions would be deleted. However, when the partitions are deleted from your external hard drive, do not think that the data is lost forever. It can be recovered using Recover Partition software, which can recover data from external hard drive by recovering deleted partitions in Windows operating system. Here's more about how to restore partition from Seagate hard drive using this ultimate tool. It is a dynamic read-only partition recovery software which can recover deleted partition Mac and Windows PCs without affecting other partitions present in your hard drive. It can recover raw photos from deleted partition of your hard drive and external hard drive with ease. Apart from all this, Recover Partition software enables user to get back lost partition from hard disk drive in couple of mouse clicks.
Step 1: Download and install the free version of Partition Recovery tool on your PC. After successful installation, launch the software, and connect the external hard drive to the system. In the Main Screen, select ôRecover Partitionsö option. Then, the tool shows all the logical and physical disk drives available in the system. Choose the external hard disk drive 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, youc an 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