How to Recover Deleted Partition in Windows/Mac

Partitions are the blocks in every hard drive where files are stored and folders organized. For a file to be stored on a hard drive, it must contain some important information hence the need to ensure a functional hard drive as well as an effective data recovery tool if indeed the file is lost.

Partitions can be deleted for several reasons:

While reinstalling your operating system, you can accidentally delete an important partition.

Boot sector corruption can lead to partition deletion.

Untrusted tool or third party can lead to partition deletion.

Sometimes a virus attack that's severe can lead to deletion.

1How to Recover Deleted Partition with AnyRecover

AnyRecover is your primary choice when you need to recover deleted partitions from any storage device. Its user-friendly mode helps recover critical or sensitive files that may have been lost by deleting a partition.


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Main Features of AnyRecover

  • No matter the situation that led to the partition, whether it was formatted, lost, deleted etc, AnyRecover can recover data from it.

  • It can access any type of storage device and retrieve lost files including photos, videos, music, documents etc.

  • With AnyRecover, you can preview the files you intend to recover after a deep scan search enabling easy navigation and a stress-free process.

  • AnyRecover gives a free trial to enable users get accustomed to the features and enjoy the benefits of the software before paying for it.

  • Needs no data expert supervision. Its practical application makes it usable for everyone.

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Steps to Recover Lost Data from Deleted Partitions Using AnyRecover:

When you find yourself in a situation where you lose data in any partition, it's logical to worry. Especially when you know that the process of recovering can be time-consuming and complex. With AnyRecover, you are sure that you will recover your deleted files without too much hustle.

Step 1. Select the Lost Partition Recovery Mode

Launch AnyRecover on your computer, and select "Lost Partition Recovery" mode.

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Step 2. Select the Partition You Want to Recover

Once you select the "Lost Partition Recovery" mode, AnyRecover will start to scan your hard drive immediately for partitions. When the scan is complete, select the partition you want to recover and click the "Next" tab.

Note:If the AnyRecover didn't find your lost partition, please try "Overall Scan Your Partition" mode from the link at the bottom of the interface.

select partition

Step 3. Select the File Type

Now, you can select the file type you want to recover and click the "Scan" tab.

select file type

Step 4. Preview the Files and Start to Recover

At this point, AnyRecover will take some minutes to scan for your lost files and list them with respect to file type. Select the files, click the "Recover" tab, and choose a target partition to save the recovered files.

preview files

2How to Recover Deleted Partition Using CMD

Step 1. Press Win + R to summon the Run window.

Step 2. Type "diskmgmt.msc" in the pop-up window and then press OK to open Disk Management.

Step 3. Find the deleted partition and remember its partition size. Usually, the deleted partition will be marked as Unallocated.

Step 4. Type "cmd" in the search box and run as administrator.

Step 5. Type "diskpart" in the window and press Enter.

Step 6. Type the following commands in order and hit Enter.

list disk

select disk n (n refers to the disk which contains the deleted partition.)

list volume

select volume m (m refers to the number of the lost partition.)

assign letter=r (r refers to a drive letter which cannot be used before.)

recover deleted partition using cmd


If you're not familair with command prompt, then AnyRecover is an easier way to recover data from deleted partitions. Simply download it and try it for free now!

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By  James Crawford , to Hard Drive Recovery

Posted on Dec 12, 2018  ( Updated: Dec 16, 2019 )

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