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    About "Partition Recovery"

    Hard drive partitions may get lost or disappear due to one of these factors: mistaken deletion, virus attack, wrong ghost, sudden power outage, incorrect partitioning, and so on. In these cases, Partition Recovery is quite a good solution to dealing with partition loss, recovering lost partitions and data all together. MiniTool Partition Wizard is such a partition recovery software that can recover lost/deleted partitions as long as new partition hasn’t been created. The tutorial below shows users detailed steps on how to recover lost/deleted partitions easily.

    Note: MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition can only scan for your lost or deleted partitions. If you want to recover the found partitions, you’ll need to upgrade to advanced edition.

    How to Recover Lost Partition Using Partition Recovery Software

    Step 1: launch MiniTool Partition Wizard to get its main interface.

    Step 2: select the disk where partition loss appears and directly choose "Partition Recovery" from the left action panel or from the toolbar.

    Tip: If it is a GPT disk that encounters partition loss, and it turns to an MBR disk after partition loss, please first of all convert MBR disk to GPT, and then employ the Partition Recovery feature.

    recover lost partition select disk and choose function

    Step 3: choose a scanning range from "Full Disk", "Unallocated Space", and "Specified Range", and then click on "Next>" button.

    recover lost partition set scaning range

    Step 4: set scanning method to scan the specified range and click "Next>".

    recover lost partition set scaning method

    Step 5: check all needed partitions, including existing partitions and deleted/lost partitions, and then click "Finish" button.

    recover lost partition check all needed partitions

    Warning: Please make sure you have checked all partitions you need, for the unchecked ones will be deleted after partition recovery.

    Step 6: assign a letter for the recovered partition(s) using "Change Drive Letter" feature if you want to see it in Windows Explorer, and then click "Apply" button on the top to perform partition recovery.

    recover lost partition assign it a letter and apply changes

    Tip: If Partition Recovery doesn't work, you can try professional data recovery software - MiniTool Power Data Recovery. Differences are:

    • Partition Recovery
    • Rebuild partition table;
    • Recover lost/deleted partition as well as data in it;
    • Allow previewing data structure;
    • All data will be recovered;
    • Power Data Recovery
    • Recover lost/deleted data from Recycle Bin/lost partition/damaged partition and CD/DVDs;
    • Allow previewing data structure as well as some types of files.
    • Allow scanning specified file types and only recover data you selected.

    This is the end of how to recover lost partition using MiniTool Partition Wizard. Those who are interested can have a try on this partition recovery software.