How to Get Back Lost Partitions in Windows 10/8/7?

April 3, 2019

Are you being bothered by partition loss issue right now? Do you know how to get back lost partition? Here we will show you how to recover lost partitions step by step in Windows 10/8/7.

Partition is lost

Typically, we need to create partition on a hard disk, then we can store various data on it. However, when using a computer, some accidents might occur and result in partition loss. The main causes for that include power failure, virus attack, mistaken deletion during cleaning disk via Diskpart, loss of drive letter, corrupted partition table, bad sectors and more. When one partition is lost or deleted, you will be unable to see it in Windows File Explorer, and just find it shows as an unallocated space in Disk Management.

Best lost partition recovery software

As covered above, once a partition gets lost for some reasons, the data stored within it will also be missing. That would be a disaster if the data are of great importance. So, you might wonder how to get back lost partitions, as well as the data saved on the partition.

Generally speaking, when the partition is deleted by mistake, the partition data are actually still there and can be recovered with a professional lost partition recovery tool like AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional as long as you don’t write new data onto this partition or reformat it.

AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional is able to recover deleted/damaged/lost partition along with the stored data easily in Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista (32-bit and 64-bit). It provides users with two ways to search the lost or deleted partitions.

  • Fast Search: this method will quickly find out deleted or lost partitions. If you cannot find the lost partition via this method, you can use “Full Search”.

  • Full Search: this method will deep scan all sectors ona hard disk to furthest find out all of lost partitions.

Besides restoring lost or deleted partitions easily, AOMEI Partition Assistant can also help you perform many other operations on partitions such as copying partitions, extending system partition, splitting partitions, aligning partitions and more.

Steps to get back lost partition in Windows 10/8/7

As for how to get back lost partitions using AOMEI Partition Assistant, you can follow the below steps.

Step 1. Open Disk Management and remember the size of the lost partition so that you can easily identify it during the lost partition recovery process.

Step 2. Install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant Pro, click on “Partition Recovery Wizard” under “Wizards” list.

Partition Recovery Wizard

Step 3. In the subsequent window, choose the disk which contains the lost partition and click “Next”.

Select Disk

Step 4. In this window, choose a search method based on your requirements and click “Next” to continue.


Step 5. Find out and tick the lost partition from the given list and click “Proceed”.


Step 6. When you see the word “Congratulations”, the deleted/lost partition has been recovered successfully. Then you can click “Finish” to exit.


Bottom Line

Now, you must know how to get back lost partition via this powerful lost partition recovery software. Moreover, if the system partition is lost, which causes Windows unable to boot successfully, AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional supports to create a bootable CD and then recover accidentally deleted boot partition under Windows PE environment.