Quote: Originally Posted by Gohan9032
My friend deleted the partition for Windows 7 by mistake. What can he do to recover it?
DISK - RECOVER DELETED PARTITIONS/DATA
Data Recovery Wizard is advanced data recovery software to easily do Format Recovery, Partition Recovery, and Recover Deleted files emptied from Recycle Bin or recover lost data due to software crash, virus infection, unexpected shutdown or any other unknown reasons from FAT/NTFS files system under Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/2008/Windows 7.
Download the demo versions of Data Recovery Wizard. If you have a disk crash, you will be shown the data you have lost. The demo version of Data Recovery Wizard will scan, analyze and show you the data from your crashed or inaccessible hard drive and you can recover 1 file less than 1 MB by the demo version. In most recovery cases, the demo version of Data Recovery Wizard will find almost all your lost files. Depending upon the type of crash and the extent of damage, you might get up to 100% of your data. However, in some cases where corruption to the disk or critical system attributes is severe then data recovery is limited.
You would require the full version of Data Recovery Wizard to recover the data from inaccessible drive. The demo version gives you a much fairer idea about chances of data recovery from your hard disk before deciding upon the purchase.
Free demo version.
Purchase Price: $70.00 Recover deleted, lost partitions or hard drives. Hard Disk Partition Recovery software.
DISK INTERNALS PARTITION RECOVERY
DiskInternals Partition Recovery is intended for all users, who need to recover some data or lost partitions. You deleted a file or your boot record, master boot record or partitions are damaged?
Recover data from damaged, deleted, lost or reformatted partitions; Recover an accidentally deleted a partition image file or an important document; Recover files damaged due to a system malfunction or a disk volume was damaged by a dangerous virus; when your OS cannot access a disk drive; when files or folders are corrupted and the like.
You can download a full-featured trial version of DiskInternals Partition Recovery which will find your files for free.
Free Demo Version.
Purchase Price: $100 Partition Recovery and Partition Table Recovery software
ACRONIS DISK DIRECTOR HOME 11
Recover deleted or lost partitions on your hard drive
Boot from bootable CDs, DVDs, USB flash drives or USB hard disk drives. Enables you to recover partitions even if your operating system fails to boot
merge, split, resize, copy, and move partitions without losing data. It also lets you quickly reorganize a hard drive's structure.
Free demo version.
Purchase price: $50 Data partition or hard disk recovery software: recover lost or deleted partitions with our partition restore software
Active@ Partition Recovery for Windows
Active@ Partition Recovery for Windows will help you if non-system partition is lost, i.e. you can boot Windows, install and run the software from under Windows Operating System to recover deleted or damaged partitions located on data volumes (D:, E: ...), attached HDDs, as well as on the external USB drives and Memory Cards (SunDisk, MemoryStick, CompactFlash, etc...). BOOT.INI is corrected automatically (if needed) to keep the system bootable, as well as damaged Volume Boot Sectors are corrected to mantain integrity of the partition. Software allows also to fix damaged MBR and to delete invalid partitions.
Free demo version.
Purchase price: $40 Active@ Partition Recovery. Recover Deleted Partition. Undelete NTFS & FAT partitions.
I have used the Active product. Interface is not smooth, a real pain, but: it worked.