Recover Deleted Partition from External HD

With the development of external hard drive enclosures and the simplicity of plug and play USB and Firewire connections, many people are asking themselves if they should purchase an external hard drive in terms of adding more storage or workspace. External hard drives are the portable hard drives whose storage capacity ranges from several gigabytes (GB) to terabytes (TB). Most popular brands of external hard drives include Seagate HD, Hitachi, Samsung, Western Digital, Simple Tech, etc. It can be connected to the system via a high speed interface cable. The interface cable allows the external hard drive to communicate with the system so that the data can be passed back and forth. Large music files, DVD images, movies, documents and also backup of the contents of your main internal hard drive, can be stored safely on an external hard drive. Partitions can be created on external hard drive similar to that of internal system hard drive. If the partitions created on the external hard drive are lost or deleted due to some unknown reasons, then you can certainly recover deleted partition on external hard drive using reliable partition recovery tool.

There are instances of partition loss from Windows external hard drives. If partitions present on the external hard disk is deleted or lost, then it becomes very difficult to get back the lost data from the hard disk with any manual method. In such case, you must use partition recovery software to recover data. Which even help you to recover deleted RAID partitions at your finger tips.

The chief few reasons for deletion of partitions from external hard drives are as follows:

  • Accidental deletion of files: You may accidentally delete or format external hard drive. During the format process you may accidentally format the wrong partition, thus resulting in heavy data loss.
  • Virus attack: Viruses such as malware, spyware, and trojans are the most widespread cause of data loss which takes place on external hard drives leading to loss of important files and programs.
  • Re-formatting a partition: Some times it is necessary to change from one file system to another file system i.e. from FAT to NTFS file system on Windows OS. Errors occurring during the file systems conversion may lead to corruption of the existing partition thus resulting in data loss.
  • Re-partitioning the hard drive: When the size of current partition needs to be changed or a new partition needs to be created, re- partitioning is done. Improper re-partitioning process may corrupt the existing partitions thus leading to huge data loss.

In order to avoid the loss of critical data, it is always good to take a proper backup of important files stored in your PC, which will always enable you to restore the deleted critical files and keep you safe in terms of your important data. In case if you end up losing important files without any backup, no need to worry about it. You can easily recover deleted partition from external hard drive using Deleted Partition recovery software. If you own a Maxtor external hard drive then click here to know the recovery process.

It is an excellent recovery tool that can execute Windows deleted partition recovery and it provides user-friendly interface so that any user who is not having much technical knowledge can also use this application. First, you can download the trial version of this utility to check its performance. This recovery tool facilitates you to retrieve deleted partition from Seagate hard drive and other brands of hard drives, external drives, memory cards, iPods, FireWire, etc. Additionally, the software also supports data recovery from repartitioned hard disks. After installation, this software will scan storage device from where you have lost data and it will recover lost files. You can save recovered data after buying complete version of this software. It also works perfectly to restore deleted or lost data from your Transcend external hard disk, irrespective of the data loss scenarios. Follow for more details.

Steps to recover deleted partitions from external drives on Windows OS:

Step 1: Download and also install the trial version of Deleted Partition recovery software in your system to undelete partitions on external hard drive. Launch the program by double clicking the desktop shortcut. The main window is displayed as shown in Fig (1). Choose "Recover Partitions / Drives" option from the main screen and proceed further as shown in Figure 1.

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.

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 lost partition and click on "Next".

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".

Select File Types option

Figure 4 : Select the 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.

Data View / File Type View Window

Figure 5 : Select File Type

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

Data View / File Type View Window

Figure 6: Recovered Data


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