“I have a HDD within three partitions. Yesterday when I opened my hard disk and found one of partitions got lost and it was shown ‘unallocated’. There is a large amount of important data saved on this partition. I don’t want to lose my precious pictures, work documents, music and papers. Could I get the partition back? Could you tell me how to recover data from hard disk? ”
In fact, the partition of your hard disk is possible to be deleted or lost because of virus infection, improper operation, system corruption, sudden power failure, OS upgrade etc. When this issue happen to you, you will view the partition becomes unallocated space in Disk Management. In this case, the first thing is to recover data from unallocated space in Windows 10.
Is it possible to do this data recovery? For most of you, data recovery is not a easy thing, data is possible be damaged and can’t be retrieved forever. You may choose to ask a professional person for help, however, perhaps you must pay much money and personal information is easy to be leaked. But today, I will provide you a free and easy way to do HDD unallocated space data recovery.
In order to recover data from unallocated space in Windows 10, a piece of third-party program should be used. Here MiniTool Partition Wizard can be the tool which enables partition recovery to be easy and effective. As a partition and disk manager, it can be used to resize partition, migrate system, test disk surface, rebuild MBR, recover partition and more. Among so many features, “Partition Recovery” function is useful to get partition data back in Windows 10. You need to download MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Edition for a free try firstly.
Step 1: Run MiniTool Partition Wizard. Then select the hard disk which contains the lost partition, click “Partition Recovery” from “Operations”.
Step 2: Then choose one scanning range. Here “Full Disk” should be a recommendation to help scan the entire disk.
Step 3: Next select one scan mode, “Quick Scan” or “Full Scan”.
Step 4: Then check the partitions you want to recover and click “Finish” to go back to the main interface.
Step 5: Click “Apply” to save the changes.
After finishing the operation, the lost partition will be recovered as well as all data as long as the data are not damaged. Then you can directly use the data. If this tool can’t help you recover data from unallocated space, MiniTool Power Data Recovery is a good choice for you with “Lost Partition Recovery” feature.
During the process of using a hard disk, it is possible to meet disk unknown not initialized issue, in this case, “Partition Recovery” is also useful. For more information, please refer to this post for help.