Partitions are nothing but logical division of your hard disk. You can divide your hard disk into many partitions as per your convenience using Disk Management Utility in Windows. Normally the partitions are created in hard disk when it is being prepared for usage and the directories and files are stored in these partitions. You can also perform other operations on partitions such as resizing partitions, deleting partitions and creating new partitions in free space using Disk Management Utility. Repartitioning is nothing but dividing your hard drive again after previous use. For example you will redivide your hard drive to install new operating system. The hard disk partitioning tools are used for resizing already existing partitions without loss of old data.
However most of the users try to resize existing partitions with less knowledge of disk management, and then they might lose data from that partition. Some examples of partition loss are as follows,
In this scenario also you might lose partitions. Sometimes your computer may stop in between its working process with blue screen. This may occur due to partition corruption or registry key corruption. In this situation you might lose partition from your computer hard drive. The partition loss could also occur due to virus infection and power failure. Thus if you have severe problem with your partition, then it is better to use best partition recovery tool such as Hard Drive Recovery software to perform hard drive retrieval. Read more on this topic.. Sometimes due to system crash or software malfunction you may face problem of dead hard drive. you can get to know about the process of restoration of files from dead hard disk on http://www.myharddriverecovery.net/how-to-recover-data-from-dead-hard-drive.html.
This is one of the best partition recovery tools which can be used to recover data from hard drive partitions. This software recovers all kinds of files including images, audio, and video files from deleted or lost partitions. This software scans entire hard drive to recover lost NTFS and FAT partitions on Windows and also recover crashed hard drive data easily. You can save the scanned information using “Save Recovery Session” option, so that you need not rescan your hard drive after activating software. You can also recover external hard drive data or any storage medium with ease.
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To perform hard drive retrieval and recover partitions you need to follow below given steps,
Step 1: Download and install Hard Drive Recovery Software in your computer and run it. Then you need to select “Recover Partitions / Drives “option from the Main Window as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1 : Main Screen
Step 2: From the next window select “Partition Recovery” option. Then you will see list of list of detected physical drives. Select one physical drive from which you want to recover deleted or lost partition. Then select “Next” option as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2 : Select Physical drive
Step 3:The software scans the selected partition and recovers the deleted or lost data. You can view the recovered data as shown in Figure 3
Figure 3 : View Recovered Data