Partition means dividing memory or storage into sections. Each section behaves like a separate disk. So chance of data loss decreases and also helps to manage data. But sometimes partition may get corrupted and leads to partition loss. This may be due to OS malfunctioning, virus infection, hard drive crash, file system corruption or re-sizing of the partitioning.
The most common reason for partition loss is due to virus. You might be thinking that you how come viruses infect your system as you do not download and install illegal files or programs. But it is possible, when you surf internet or download files then automatically some virus or malicious files are downloaded along with that which infects your system. When you use removable storage devices to transfer files from one computer to other then viruses are also transferred and infects other system. When a system is fully infected then it may cause partition loss.
Some reasons that may lead to loss of partition on Vista are:
- Nowadays, there are several partitioning tool available in the market to format, reformat or re-partition your hard drive partition on Vista. But sometimes it encounters errors during the process and corrupts the hard drive partition which leads to partition loss, making data inaccessible. The software helps you in such cases to retrieve files from a formatted drive, reformatted or repartitioned drive.
- During file system conversion from FAT to NTFS you may receive some error message which may occur due to the bad sectors present in the hard drive partition and it affects the partition. So the hard drive partition on Vista becomes corrupted and hence data loss.
- Installing multiple operating systems in your Windows Vista may sometimes lead to configuration error and corruption of hard drive partition, which makes data inaccessible.
- If you try to locate free space among existing hard drive partitions and create new partition on hard disk sometimes encounters error which may cause loss of partition.
Partition loss may interrupt your daily business or day to days important work because your hard drive may consists of important files related to your work and if you lose all these then you may face big problem. Don’t worry!!! Technology has introduced a lost partition recovery tool to help you to get back your lost data from the partition with ease.
Lost partition recovery software is a well known application used to recover lost partition on Vista. It has strong algorithm with the help of which it can recover lost or missing partition. Whether it is lost due to the use of third party application for partitioning or re-sizing, multiple operating system installation or file system corruption, Lost partition recovery tool can easily recover the data from the partition easily in short period. The utility is faster and better program for recovery of data from lost partition. It can also restore lost NTFS, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS5, ExFAT file system data. It is used by wide range of people all over the globe. The application can easily restore lost partition on Vista and retrieve data from other versions of Windows Operating System like Windows 2008, 2007, 2003, 2000, etc. and also Mac Operating System like Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, etc. The utility can restore WD Hard Drive Data after partition table corruption and recover data from almost all brands of WD Hard drive like MyPassport, Elements, MyPassport Elite, Caviar Green etc. Most of the industry experts recommended this software so you can use it without much worry.
Following are the steps to recover lost partition:
Step 1: Install the software Partition Recovery and launch it to restore lost partition Vista, main screen appears with three options out of which you have to select "Recover Partition/Drives".
Fig A: Welcome Screen
Step 2: After that you will get two options out of which you have to select "Partition Recovery".
Fig B: Select Partition Recovery
Step 3: Select the hard drive, click "Next" option to start the scanning process.
Fig C: Select Hard Drive
Step 4: Then check the list of recovered files by clicking on the"Preview" option.
Fig D: Recovered Data