“Hi, I was trying to open my FAT32 partition on computer. When I clicked on FAT32 drive, it shows a message that the drive cannot be accessed and I cannot read any of my data in it. I want them back at any cost. Please help me with a suggestion to restore lost FAT32 partition. Thanks in advance…”
The above case when the error message pops up and you cannot access FAT32 partition is due to bad sector developed on FAT32 file system files. This stops you from accessing FAT32 partition data. If you had very important files like your important documents, pictures, etc. on FAT32 partition then it is not at all possible for you to keep calm by losing them. Do not worry then, you can perform FAT32 lost partition recovery using partitions tecovery software on your computer.
Scenarios in which FAT32 partition is lost:
- OS reinstallation: You may reinstall OS when it is not functioning properly or when it is not installed properly. When OS is reinstalled, all partitions on the computer will be lost including FAT32 causing data loss
- Reformatting: Reformatting FAT32 partition results in loss of FAT32 file system data as the partition will be formatted with new partition upon reformatting
- Virus infection: Virus infection to FAT32 partition results in deletion of files from FAT32. In case of severe infection, FAT32 partition may go missing from the computer as the OS fails to recognize it
- Partition Table corruption: Partition Table consists of information of all file systems on the computer. If the partition table is corrupt due to software malfunction or virus attack then FAT32 partition will be lost
There are many other scenarios in which FAT32 partition is lost. You may lose files after repartitioning, partition becoming RAW because of sudden system reboots or viruses. However, you can perform FAT32 lost partition recovery using partitions recovery software on your computer. Visit this page to get back data after repartitioning hard drive, http://www.partitionsrecovery.com/data-from-repartitioned-hard-drive.html. It is possible to perform lost FAT32 partition recovery if you have not used the partition to save new files on it as lost data will be overwritten and you cannot carry out FAT32 lost partition recovery successfully.
Features of Partitions Recovery Tool:
Partitions recovery software helps you the best to perform FAT32 lost partition recovery on your Windows or Mac OS X computers and restore back all lost data within a fraction of minutes. This program is capable to retrieve lost FAT32 partitions after any loss or deletion scenario. This utility helps you perform even NTFS, NTFS5, FAT16 and exFAT partition restoration. You can get back lost FAT32 partition on Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, Server 2003 and Server 2008 OS computers. Try demo version to know how the software will actually perform FAT32 lost partition recovery. This tool helps you carry out lost FAT32 partition recovery on different brands of computers like HP, Dell, Sony, Toshiba, etc.
Steps to restore lost FAT32 partition:
Step 1: Download Partitions Recovery software on your computer and install it. Run the tool and select “Recover Drives” from main screen as shown in Figure 1. Then select “Partition Recovery” from next screen to perform lost FAT32 partition recovery.
Fig 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Select hard drive icon from next screen and click on “Proceed” as shown in Figure 2. Software starts scanning for all partitions on selected hard drive and lists out them. Select FAT32 partition and click on “Proceed”. Choose file types which you want to restore from FAT32 partition and click on “Next”.
Fig 2: Select Hard Drive
Step 3: Software scans FAT32 partition. Once the software is done with lost FAT32 partition recovery, it displays the result in “Data View” and “File Type View” as shown in Figure 3. Select files to preview them and then save selected files using “Save” option by choosing destination location.
Fig 3: Recovered Files