Recover Deleted FAT32 Partition Step-by-Step

To recover deleted FAT32 partition in Windows 11, 10, 8. 7 with data back, you can use AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional.


By Bryce / Updated on May 12, 2023

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Oops! I deleted a FAT32 partition by mistake

“Hello, guys. I’m rather frustrated. In my Windows 10 based computer, I intended to delete D drive to get unallocated space to extend the system partition. But somehow I have deleted the FA32 partition on my external hard drive mistakenly. There are many important files on the deleted partition and I don’t want to lose these files. Can I recover the deleted partition and the files saved on it together? Is there any suggestion? Thanks!”

A dependable partition recovery software for FAT32 partition

After removing FAT32 partition on the external hard drive, you’ll find that the partition has been an unallocated space in Disk Management and you are unable to use it anymore. In order to make use of it and bring files saved on it back, you can turn to partition recovery software to recover the lost FAT32 partition.

Here AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is highly recommended. The Partition Recovery Wizard embedded in it can help you to recover the deleted or lost FAT32 partition. It allows you to recover deleted NTFS partition, exFAT, Ext2, Ex3 or Ext4 partition, boot partition as well. It is with a simple and intuitive graphic user interface, enabling you to perform operations without any effort. In fact, it is far more than partition recovery software. And it offers many other great functions, such as cloning FAT32 partition, making conversion between NTFS and FAT32 without data loss, etc.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is suitable for Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7, XP, and Vista, if you want to recover deleted partition in Windows Server operating system, you can turn to AOMEI Partition Assistant Server Edition.

Recover deleted FAT32 partition in Windows step by step

To retrieve the deleted FAT32 partition, install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional. Or you can download its demo version to have a try at first.

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Then, follow the steps given below:

Warning: To restore the deleted partition successfully, you should not reformat this partition, add new items to this partition, or rebuild its partition table, after removing it unintentionally.

Step 1. Run AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional and click RecoverPartition Recovery.

Partition Recovery Wizard

Step 2. Choose the disk that holds the deleted FAT32 partition.

Select Disk

Step 3. Between two search methods, select the recommended choice – Fast Search. If the lost FAT32 partition cannot be found, choose Full Search.


Step 4. Select the FAT32 partition that you want to retrieve and click “Proceed”.


Step 5. After a while, you’ll be prompted by Congratulations! message The partitions have been recovered… Click “Finish”.


Note: The feature only supports you to recover deleted or lost partitions from the selected partition and the files will be recovered along with the deleted partitions. You’d better use data recovery software like Recoverit Pro if you need to retrieve data from corrupted or formatted partition.


Wrap Things up

It is not rare to delete FAT32 partition accidentally in Windows 7/8/10, especially when you are a computer newbie. When you are in such a condition, you may feel very depressed and don’t know how to do it.

But fortunately, this partition recovery software – AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional can recover deleted FAT32 partition or NTFS partition just within few clicks in Windows 7/8/8.1/10, 11, XP and Vista. Try it now and save your deleted partition!

Bryce · Staff Editor
Bryce is an editor of AOMEI Technology, he covers backup & restore, hard disk & partitions management, cloud files transfer, website & database backup and so on for AOMEI. He enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. He loves traveling, Sleeping, reserching and so on. He enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. He loves traveling, Sleeping, reserching and so on. He would like to spend all time on reaserching computer problems. He is a very cute boy.