Find Missing Hard Drive Partition

  • An ultimate way to bring back deleted partitions from HD drives
  • Flexibly works with all disk file systems as FAT, NTFS, exFAT, HFS, HFS+ etc.
  • The program scans the disk sectors and fetches files from it
  • Performs partition data recovery from internal drives, external HDD, SSD, USB drives etc.
  • Performs recovery of all types of files as pictures, audio, video, text files etc.

Partitions are storage units of the hard disk that is created to separate OS and program files from the user files, to have multi-boot setup, multiple file system, increases system performance.  But sometimes it is possible that you may end up in losing partition or Mac volume partition may get corrupted. What do you think? What can be the reason for missing partition? Well, the reasons includes-  system crash, abrupt system shutdown, external threats, power surges, software malfunction, file system corruption, etc. Due to missing partition, valuable data or important files that were stored in the drive become inaccessible and this may create hurdles for people who were fully depended on those files.

Today, you can find many partition tools on the internet which allows you to create, format, delete, expand, compress, etc. It also helps to free up the disk for the operating system. Using third-party program for partitioning can be risky because if it is not done properly then there is a chance that you might face error during partitioning process and as a result, you may lose or miss the partition, hence loss of Mac data.

Several reasons are discussed below that lead to a missing partition on Mac machine:

1. Due to file system conversion, you may come across loss of encryption details and file system permissions which hold entries and all information regarding which system processes granted access or which operation is allowed to a particular file. Hence, will lead to inaccessibility of files in that partition.

2. Virus infection is the main reason for the loss of data due to missing partition. Because if master boot record (MBR) which holds the partition table is corrupted due to virus attack then you will not find the hard drive partitions. Hence, leading to a huge data loss.

3. If you use the third-party program for creating a new drive partition or want to re-size existing partition then it can cause deletion of partitions while trying to locate a free disk space in it.

4. You may also format the wrong partition by mistake instead of formatting the unwanted partition. Formatting involves deleting the entire files that were stored in that specific drive and thus creating a new file system to store new data.

Now you might think that if there is a chance of Mac Partition Recovery. The answer is “Yes”, you can recover missing partition by using the Mac Partition Recovery software. It is built-up with advanced algorithms to restore back lost or missing partition if the partition table is damaged, whatever may be the reason for missing partition this utility is a perfect tool to use for the recovery process. It also restores data from formatted or re-formatted volumes and is compatible with any brands of an external HDD, USB drives, memory stick, and FireWire drives. You can also employ this utility to recover deleted MOV files Seagate Slim for Mac, to know about this backup drive click here. So don’t think much in downloading this software as it is recommended by high professional experts so it can be used without worry.

Steps to recover missing partition

1: Run the Mac Partition Recovery software and choose "Recover Volumes/Drives" option and then later choose "Volume Recovery".

Recover missing partition - Main Window

Figure 1: Main Window

2: Select the volume, click the  "Next" option to start the scanning program.

Recover missing partition - Select Partition

Figure 2: Select Partition

3: Once the scanning is complete, you will be able to see the recovered files as shown in Figure 3.

Recover missing partition - Restored Files

Figure 3: Restored Files

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