Recover Corrupted FAT Partition

In this page you’ll find:

  • General principles of FAT file system partitioning
  • Errors leading to partition corruptions
  • Steps to recover corrupted FAT partition
  • Download / Buy links to download Remo Recover utility

Retrieve Corrupted FAT Partition Data

Drive partitioning is a method to further divide the main physical drive into two or more logical drives. A hard drive on Windows with FAT file system can be partitioned or re-partitioned using the in-built Disk Management Utility which is found under Control Panel on a Windows operating system. This process involves certain risks and any errors faced during the partitioning process can cause partition corruptions, which in turn can render any data which is stored on that drive to turn inaccessible. Hence it is always advised to create a backup of all important data on that drive before partitioning or re-partitioning any FAT drive.

However, there are many other reasons which can lead to corruptions on a Windows FAT file system partition. The most obvious ones are briefed below:

  • Making improper changes in the accessibility control of a partition can cause it to get corrupted
  • Errors in the partition table can make that partition and its data to get inaccessible
  • Severe virus infections are few of the most obvious causes for a partition to get corrupted
  • Improper system shutdowns due to power abruptions or any other reasons can corrupt or damage a partition
  • Errors while changing the file system of the drive, such as from FAT to FAT32, etc. can lead to corruptions on a partition

In all of the above mentioned and similar situations, the FAT partition can get corrupted causing all data stored on it to turn inaccessible. In order to get access to all of its contents, you’ll have to recover corrupted FAT partition data using Remo Recover - a corrupted FAT partition recovery software for Windows. Learn how to recover data if partition is deleted with the help of this tool.

Recover corrupted FAT partition files and folders using Remo Recover software:

Remo Recover is a highly recommended tool to restore corrupted FAT partition data on Windows. This is an efficient and powerful partition undelete data recovery tool as it can recognize and restore files of more than 300 various types of file formats easily leaving no risk of not recovering any important files or folders while performing corrupted FAT partition restoration on any Windows operating systems. Below are some active features of Remo Recover software which conveniences to rescue corrupted FAT partition data.

Features of Remo Recover – partition recovery software:

  • You can recover data from re-formatted or re-partitioned volumes too with the help of this software
  • Searches for missing Windows OS partitions and retrieve contents from it with ease
  • Apart from restoring corrupt FAT file system partition, this tool can be utilized to retrieve data from different file system partitions such as FAT16, NTFS, NTFS5, FAT32 partitions
  • This tool can recover data from drives which are affected with Bad Sectors or from the drives which are unable to mount
  • You can also make use of the demo version of this tool to check the performance and the outcome. Once you are satisfied with the results, you can instantly evaluate the full version of this software in order to complete the save process

Steps to recover corrupted FAT partition data using Remo Recover software:

Step 1: Install Remo Recover tool and launch it to open its main screen. Select "Recover Partitions" option from the main screen. Next choose the appropriate drive from the list of physical and logical drives and click "Scan" button

Retrieve Corrupted FAT Partition - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: The tool will now scans the drive to find all the partitions that were present in it. Upon the completion of scanning process, a list of found partitions are displayed. Choose the corrupted FAT partition from where you want to recover files and click "Scan" button to initiate the recovery process

Restore Corrupted FAT Partition - List of Found Partitions

Figure 2: List of Found Partitions

Step 3: After the completion of scanning the corrupt FAT partition, you can see a list of recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View"

Rescue Corrupted FAT Partition - Recovered Data View

Figure 3: Recovered Data View

Step 4: Now, the tool allows to evaluate the recovery results with its "Preview" option thereby allowing you to preview all the recovered files prior saving

Corrupted FAT Partition Recovery - Preview Recovered Files List

Figure 4: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Save recovered partition data on any desired location using "Save" option. (You need to have full version of this tool in order to perform this step).

Corrupted FAT Partition Restoration- Save Recovered Data

Figure 5: Save Recoved Data