Lost Partition Recovery

Lost Partition Recovery on HP Computers

HP (Hewlett-Packard) is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in California, Palo Alto, United States. HP is world’s leading PC manufacturer. HP products are famous for its high durability and performance. HP computers are equipped with hard drive. Hard drives are heart of computer as it stores all the data related to operating system or user. Partitioning of HP hard drive is a way of dividing the mass storage space available on the hard drive into individual sections so that each logical partition can function as an independent drive. Partitioning the drive allows you to install multiple operating systems on the same drive and also increases the system performance. Despite being so advanced HP partitions are also prone to data loss under some unstoppable occasions. In such instances don’t be helpless and lose your calm!!! Here is highly reviewed partition recovery tool eagerly waiting for you to recover your priceless files with utmost ease.

There are many scenarios responsible for loss of files from partitions. Few of them are mentioned below:

  • File system Corruption: As the file system organizes the files and folders stored on the hard drive it stores allocation information about the stored files and information regarding the availability of free space on the HP partition to save files. If the file system gets corrupted then it becomes impossible for the operating system to recognize the files stored on the partition thus leading to the inaccessibility of partition. To know more regarding partition data recovery on Mac visit: http://www.lostpartitionrecovery.com/data-from-deleted-partition-mac.html
  • Corruption of MBR: Master Boot Record is the first sector of the hard drive that stores vital information related to hard drive such as Main partition table and boot loader program. It also holds information about how many partitions are created and which partition is active. It is the main data structure element which gives access to the hard disk partitions. If the MBR gets corrupted due to virus attack, improper system shut down then it results in inaccessibility of all the files stored on the partition.
  • Inadvertent Formatting: Sometimes it may happen that you unintentionally format the HP partition containing important files instead of formatting the partition with unimportant files. For instance, you might accidentally format the Drive D: containing precious files instead of formatting Drive E: with unimportant ones.
  • Conversion of HP partition from Dynamic to Basic: Windows OS supports two types of disk storage i.e basic and dynamic. Basic disk contains primary, logical and extended partitions. Dynamic disk has an ability to create and span multiple volumes. You can convert basic disk to dynamic disk easily. But converting from dynamic disk back to basic disk deletes all the data. Accidental conversion of dynamic disk to back to basic disk results in data loss if you do not possess the backup copy of precious files.

In addition to this, there are many other reasons responsible for loss of files from HP partition. In all such scenarios make use of partition recovery tool to acquire back your precious data with simple mouse clicks. It supports data recovery from FAT32 partition along with FAT16, NTFS5, NTFSX and EXFAT partitions/volumes. You can recover up to 300 different kinds of files with the aid of unique file signatures. It allows you to add or edit the signatures of the non-listed files. It has a potential to recover files from WD hard drive after partition table corruption. Various hard drive brands supported by the application include Seagate, Sony, HP, Samsung, Buffalo and Fujifilm to name few.

Partition recovery software is shipped with powerful scanning algorithms capable enough to scan the drive sector by sector and recover the files from HP partition that lie too deep. You can recover lost partition on Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008. It has a separate build for Mac users. Various Mac operating system versions supported by the application include Mac Lion, Mac Mountain Lion, Mac Leopard and Snow Leopard. This application is freely available in demo version to perform lost partition recovery in much easier way. So download, install and run the demo version of the application to get the preview of the recovered files. If you are happy with the recovery results just go ahead and buy the complete version of the application and save the recovered files to secured location.

Steps to carry out lost partition recovery on HP are mentioned below:

Step 1: Install the software on your PC and then open its welcome screen as shown in figure A. Select "Recover Partitions/Drives" option from the welcome screen. From the next screen you need to select "Recover Partition" option.

Lost Partition Recovery - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Now select the partition from which files are to be retrieved and click "Next" to start lost partition recovery.

HP Partition Recovery - Select Drive

Figure B: Select Drive

Step 3: The powerful recovery engine of the application scans the selected drive sector by sector and recovers the files. Check the list of recovered files as shown in figure C.

Data Retrieval from Lost Partitions after Windows Reinstall - Recovered Files

Figure C: Recovered Files

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