(4 Steps) How to Recover Data from Deleted Partition?

Have you ever deleted your partition and lost all data inside? Don't worry now. This post will teach you how to recover data from deleted partition in Windows 10, 8, 7. Only 4 steps can make it done.


By Emily / Updated on May 12, 2023

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“Deleted my partition and lost data inside!”

I had to reinstall Windows 10. There was a hard drive with data stored on it, which should have been left alone, but the partition was accidentally deleted during the reinstall process. Now it becomes an unallocated space in Disk Management and I cannot see or access it in File Explorer. Does anyone know how to recover data from deleted partition in Windows computer since it is very important? Thanks a lot!


Best tool to recover files from deleted partition on PC

It is quite common users delete a partition by mistake during the disk partition management process, especially when they run the Diskpart commands to delete volumes. When it occurs, you will lose the partition and everything stored on it. So, is it possible to recover data from the deleted partition?

Generally speaking, when a partition is deleted, the OS removes its assignment for that location on the hard drive and users can overwrite that section of memory if necessary. As long as that section is not overwritten and remains untouched, it is possible to recover deleted partition and data with professional partition recovery software. We recommend you trying AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. Its “Partition Recovery Wizard” can easily retrieve deleted NTFS and FAT32 partitions on Windows 10, 8, 7.

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4 Steps to retrieve data from deleted partition in Windows

Now, you can download the Demo version and take a look at how to recover data from deleted partition on Windows PC step by step.

Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. Click “Recover” and then select “Partition Recovery”. In the pop-out window, select the disk contains the partition you need to recover.

Partition Recovery Wizard

Step 2. In this window, choose a proper search method as you need and click “Next”.

Search Method

Step 3.Tick the deleted partition from the list and click “Proceed”.


Step 4.Then wait for the process to be completed. Click “Finish” when you see “Congratulations!”.


Then you can see the deleted partition and data accessible in Windows File Explorer.

What’s more, if you deleted boot partition accidentally, you can also use it to create a bootable USB drive first, then boot your PC from the bootable drive, and enter WinPE mode to recover deleted boot partition.

Make Bootable Media


Further tips about deleted partition recovery

When you delete a partition on the hard disk by accident, your prime concern is to recover lost partition data. But there are some important tips that you should keep in mind, which will increase the success possibility of restoring deleted partition and data.

Do not perform a further operation on the partition like formatting partition because the more you mess with the hard drive, and the less will be the chance of partition and data recovery.

Do not try to rebuild the partition table on the deleted partition.

Do not try any unreliable trial methods to recover lost partition since they might make the matter much worse (like completely deleting your data) if done inappropriately.

Sum up

Now you should know how to recover data from deleted partition on an HDD, SSD, or a removable hard disk using AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. Moreover, this software also offers many other amazing functions. For example, it can quickly partition a large hard drive into multiple partitions in two clicks, migrating only OS drive to SSD/HDD, converting system disk between MBR and GPT without deleting volumes or losing data and more. For Windows Server users, the AOMEI Partition Assistant Server is worth trying.

Emily · Staff Editor
Emily is an English editor of AOMEI Technology; she has a great passion for providing easy solutions for people to tackle with all disk or partition management problems. In addition to writing articles about disk/partition management, she also edits great tutorials on how to back up and restore disk for data security. In her spare time, she loves to learn computer skill to improve herself or stay with her family to enjoy a good day.