FAT32 Partition Recovery Utility

FAT32 is the prominent file system, which had replaced its earlier file systems ( FAT12 and FAT 16) used by Windows due to its outstanding properties. FAT32 file system uses disk space more efficiently for storing information as it uses small clusters. FAT32 partition supports drive of 2TB in size provided the FAT partition must not be less than 512MB. Also FAT32 is found to be robust as it can relocate the root folder i.e. boot directory and use FAT to backup data. However, with the wide spread of FAT32, most computer users may encounter with the deletion or loss of the FAT32 partition from their Windows hard drive due to one or other reason. Apart from recovering deleted partition from Windows based OS, Recover Deleted Partition allows you to retrieve deleted partition from Mac OS X in couple of mouse clicks.

You might have unintentionally deleted FAT32 partition holding important data while using Windows Disk Manangement Tool or third party tool to re-partition the hard drive to create new partitions or re-size existing partitions on the HDD. After running the tool, when you go back and check hard drive, you will be shocked to see that you have actually deleted FAT32 partition in a process of re-partitioning the hard disk drive. Moreover, when you want to expand or merge any two FAT32 partitions on hard drive to make it single partition, first you have to delete them and then you need to re-create a single partition on the same disk space, which was previously occupied by two logical partitions. But if you had forgotten to take the backup of data before deleting partitions, then you end up losing precious data from hard drive due to your carelessness.

Nobody deletes hard drive partitions by mistake, it always happens due to mistakes or incorrect operations. Then how to recover FAT32 partition without data loss? There are some manual ways to restore deleted partition, but it requires you to have strong technical knowledge as any errors that appear may damage FAT32 partition data and makes partition recovery much difficult. But by using some third party effective tool like partition recovery software, you can actually restore deleted partition (FAT32) from the hard drive without damaging its data. It uses a powerful scan engine to recover deleted partitions from hard drive based on their file system. In addition, it restores nearly 280 files from hard drive using their unique file signatures. Other than FAT32, you can even recover lost NTFS partitions on Windows 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003 and Server 2008 operating systems. By using this tool, you can restore deleted hard drive partition on Windows 8, which is latest version of Windows.

When Disk Management removes a partition from a dynamic disk, it erases the partition’s boot sector (sector 0 of the partition) and then removes the entry from the Disk Management private region database, leaving the rest of the drive intact including its data. In such situation, you can make use of partition recovery utility to effectively restore data from deleted partition in short span of time. Yet, to ease the partition recovery process to should avoid using the hard drive from which you have deleted FAT32 partition for creating a new partition or formatting the partition. This can lead to permanent loss of FAT32 partition data.

What are the benefits of using deleted partition recovery utility?

  • Partition recovery software can recover a variety of files including office files, photos, audio, video and other files from deleted FAT32 partition after deletion or loss.
  • Widely recommended tool to retrieve data from deleted or lost FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 formatted partitions from desktop and laptop hard drives.
  • Recovers data from formatted FAT partitions during re-installation or dual OS installation on the same hard drive.
  • This tool can be used to perform partition recovery from Western Digital hard drive and enables you to recover deleted/lost partitions from Seagate, Toshiba, Iomega, Samsung, SanDisk, Sony, Sony, Buffalo, HP, Fujitsu, Hitachi and other brands.  
  • Restoring FAT32 partitions from memory cards, USB external drives and iPods is possible by using this partition recovery tool.
  • This recovery application recovers deleted partitions in Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, etc.
  • It will display list of recovered files from deleted FAT32 partition at the end of partition recovery process and you can save those to any location on your PC after buying licensed version of this deleted partition recovery software.
  • This tool also comes in Mac version to help restore volumes from mac hard drive installed with Mac OS X leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion. This build helps you to recover files from deleted HFS partitions. Visit this page for details, http://www.recoverdeletedpartition.org/hfs.html.

Follow the steps given below to restore deleted FAT32 partitions from hard drive on Windows:

Step 1: Download and also install the trial version of Partition Recovery software on your Windows system. Launch the program by double clicking the desktop shortcut. The main window is displayed as shown in Figure 1. Choose "Recover Partitions / Drives" option from the main screen and proceed further as shown in Figure 1.

Recover FAT32 - Recover Partition Main Windows

Figure 1 : Main Window

Step 2: When you select "Recover Partitions/Drives" option, a new window appears. The new window provides you an option to recover deleted/lost partitions and to recover formatted/reformatted partitions. Select "Partition Recovery" option and proceed to the next step as shown in Figure 2.

Recover FAT32 - Select Physical Drive Window

Figure 2 : Select Partition Recovery

Step 3: Once you select "Partition Recovery" option, the program detects all the physical drives and displays it as shown in Figure 3. Select the drive from which you want to recover deleted FAT32 partition and click on "Next".

Recover FAT32 - Select Found Partition Screen

Figure 3 : Select Physical Drive

Step 4: When you click "Next" the software starts scanning the selected drive and displays all the found partitions, as shown in Figure 4. Select the partition which you want to restore and click on "Next".

Recover FAT32 - Select File Types option

Figure 4 : Select the FAt32 Partition

Step 5: When you click "Next" you get an option to search for a particular file based on its unique signature by selecting the file type from the list that is displayed as shown in Figure 5. You also have an option to "Skip" this step.

Recover FAT32 - Data View/File Type View Window

Figure 5 : Select File Types

Step 6: On clicking "Next" scanning process starts. The software recovers files fom deleted FAT32 partition and displays data as shown in Figure 6. You can use "Preview" option to view the recovered data and can save the recovered data.

Recover FAT32 - Data View/File Type View Window

Figure 6 : Recovered Data

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