Hard disk drive is to be partitioned during installing operating system. This is done to increase the performance of the computer system. Partitions are nothing but the parts or sections of the hard drive. Partitions are those where you can store all your system data. By dividing the hard drive each partition of hard drive will serve as a separate hard drive.
But there are chances of losing the data which is stored in the partitions. It may be due to many reasons. You can perform partition recovery on windows by using a good and reliable software. It is nothing but Windows File Recovery Software. Now let us have a look on most common loss scenarios of files from hard drive and partitions.
Accidental deletion of partitions: This is nothing but sometimes unintentionally you may accidentally delete a partition by using some third party utility tools. This in turn leads to the loss of data present in the partitions.
Corruption of Master Boot Record: Master Boot Record is one of the important component for both FAT and NTFS file systems. Therefore if anything goes on in this record that is if any corruption occurs in this Master Boot Record will again results in the crashing of hard drive.
Loss due to partitioning errors: There are some chances of occurrence of errors while repartitioning the hard drive. In that particular situation also there are many chances of losing the data which is present on the hard drive and its partitions.
Data loss due to improper shutdown: This is the situation which occurs when you shut down the system improperly or abruptly that is nothing but without closing all the programs. If you do such things also it causes of losing the data present on the hard drive partitions.
In order to avoid all the above mentioned loss scenarios the best thing you need to do is to maintaining a backup of the important files. In some particular scenarios you may not had a backup. Sometimes you may even format a drive without having backup also. At that time windows file recovery from formatted drive can be done by using Windows File Recovery Software.
Features of Windows File Recovery Software:
Firstly scanning of an entire drive will be carried out for a particular time for the purpose of recovering the lost partitions. This software can recover the files from all the formatted, deleted and inaccessible partitions. It has the ability to recover even after reinstalling operating system also. It also supports the recovery of data from hard drives like SATA, SCSI, and IDE and also recovers the lost data from the flash memory cards, USB Drives, FireWire Drives.
Steps to download Windows File Recovery Software:
Step 1: The first step is to download the recovery software and install it. Then connect the formatted hard drive as a slave to the system which has this software and then launch the software.
Step 2: Now a screen appears from the select “Recover Partitions/Drives” option. And next one more screen appears where you need to select the “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option.
Step 3: Now the software displays all the logical drives that are connected to the computer. Now from that list select the formatted drive and then click on “Next” button.
Step 4: Now the software scans the hard drive and then it will display all the recovered files in a hierarchical manner.
Step 5: You can also view the recovered files easily now in the very next screen.