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Windows 7: How can I recover an accidentally deleted HD partition?

26 Feb 2013   #1
mrmishka

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How can I recover an accidentally deleted HD partition?

I just made a terrible mistake!

I've recently set up a desktop PC after 2 years without one.

Anyway, I've been backing up all my old 3.5 Inch HD's to newer and larger drives.

I just got finished moving a heap of files to a new drive, and when done, accidentally deleted the partition of the new drive and was just about to format it thinking it was the old empty drive when I realised what I had done...

So my question is, is it possible to recover a deleted partition? I'm guessing all the information is still on the drive as I haven't actually formatted it.

Any help would be much appreciated!


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26 Feb 2013   #2
SIW2

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Yes.

Undelete it.

Partition recovery function on any number of partition tools will do that.

Partition wizard free is popular.

Best done from a boot disc here: Partition Wizard Bootable CD allows user to manage partition directly with partition manager bootable CD.

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26 Feb 2013   #3
mrmishka

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Thanks for the recommendation, scanning now.
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26 Feb 2013   #4
Kaktussoft

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mrmishka View Post
Thanks for the recommendation, scanning now.
use "quick scan" in "unallocated space"
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