What is NTFS file system?
NTFS file system (New Technology File System) is a type of file system which the Windows operating systems uses for saving and accessing data on its hard disk volumes. NTFS is an advanced file system format which is seen as superior to the FAT line of file systems. In comparison, the later has better data reliability that includes data access logs to assist in recovering from hard disk failures. Other features include disk spanning, better data management, and the like. Due to these benefits of NTFS file system, more and more users are employing this file system.
However advanced, loss of data can occur to a hard disk with NTFS or any other file system due to various unforeseen errors and human mistakes. Find out what are the most obvious errors that can cause NTFS partition loss on Windows 7 and what to do in order to address such issues. Or, find out how to recover missing partition Windows 7. Mainly, learn one of the most powerful and reliable methods of restoring lost NTFS partition data in Windows 7.
General reasons for NTFS partition loss on Windows 7 running systems:
Let us glance through some of the most commonly noted causes for partition loss, typically occurring on hard drives formatted with NTFS file system:
How to restore lost NTFS partition in Windows 7?
NTFS Partition recovery is a method employed for recovering all data from a damaged, missing, formatted or erased NTFS hard disks. You can undelete all erased / missing NTFS partition by making use of Remo Recover software, no matter what the cause for data loss was. This powerful tool lets you retrieve contents even from the NTFS partitions that are deleted by the user due to any reasons. As is it known, even after a partition is completely lost or erased, all its files and folders will still be present on that location itself unless that part on the hard drive is not rewritten by any new content. Remo Recover application retrieves all such files and folders conveniently from a hard drive on Windows 7 and makes it visible to the user. Just follow the below mentioned steps to utilize this software in order to perform lost NTFS partition recovery. You can as well recover files from formatted USB drive using this software.
Step 1: Download, install and launch the free version of Remo Recover tool on your Windows 7 PC. Choose "Recover Partitions" option from the main screen. Now, you will see a list of physical and logical drives available in the system. Choose the appropriate disk and click "Scan" button
Figure A: Main Screen
Step 2: Now the tool will scan the disk to find all the partitions in it. Once scanning is completed, a list of found partitions are displayed. Choose the lost NTFS partition and click "Scan" button to initiate the recovery process
Figure B: Found Partitions List
Step 3: It will scan the lost NTFS partition to extract its data. After the completion of scanning and recovery, a list of recovered files are displayed in "Data View", and "File Type View"
Figure C: Recovered Data View
Step 4: Prior saving the recovered files, the tool will allow you to preview the files with its "Preview" button and evaluate its recovery results
Figure D: Preview Recovered Files
Step 5: Finally, if you are satisfied with the tool, then activate its license key and save the files to any location accessible to host computer.
Figure E: Save Recovered Data