How to Recover Files from an Unallocated Partition
Here you will find out:
- what unallocated partitions are
- what the reasons for it
- how DiskInternals can help you
Are you ready? Let's read!
About unallocated space and partitions on the disk
Any user should understand that unallocated space is not just free disk space, but an area that is not free of any particular volume. And it’s so easy to use it to save files.
To do this, first, this space must be included in one of the sections to allocate this free space.
When you may need to recover an unallocated partition
You will need to recover an unallocated partition in Windows 10 when deleting one or several partitions on a disk in case you need the data on these partitions and you were not going to part with them at all. In other words, the deletion may have happened by accident.
Immediately proceed, then, to recover the unallocated partition with data on it.
Reasons for unallocated partitions
Your disk may become unallocated at the most inopportune moment and this may happen due to a number of external and internal factors.
For example, if you do not make timely updates to the system and drivers, this can not only harm the computer but also result in the appearance of an unallocated disk. Any system errors, bad sectors, file system errors — all these are potential threats to you.
And if you also encounter an unallocated disk, then you need to know what to do in this situation.
How to recover unallocated partition with DiskInternals
Recover data from unallocated space can be done quickly and painlessly for you by DiskInternals Partition Recovery.
It uses a deep disk scanning system and can recover a large amount of information (up to 1 Pb). This application restores everything: music, documents, images, videos, etc. The software works even with damaged file systems, including HFS, NTFS, XFS, Ext2 / 3/4, ReiserFS, FAT12, ReFS, Reiser4, etc. It works smoothly with Windows 7, 8, 10, etc.
There is a free full-featured trial version of the application, which you can download right now and see the results for free (using the Preview function).
After downloading, proceed to begin the process of recovering data from an unallocated partition.
Recovery Wizard will start automatically.
Then select the disk with an unallocated partition and choose the program mode (in your case, full recovery will be most helpful).
Sit back, as scanning can take some time. However, the search results will make you forget about it.
Now select the file you need, press Ctrl + P and preview it in a new window.
As soon as you are ready to export these files, buy a license and export them where you want them to go (of course, it is best that they not go back to their original location).
Then you can exit the program and enjoy your files.
Be sure to remember that, the faster you start restoring an unallocated partition, the more pleasant the result will be. These are not empty words since rewriting can harm the whole process. Therefore, you need to think quickly and sensibly.