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How to get data back from NTFS partition?

Posted by Abby Haines to Data Recovery Solution 2016-08-16

Summary

Free to get data back for NTFS to recover formatted, deleted or lost files from NTFS and FAT drive partitions under Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, Windows 7.

What is NTFS?

Before I introduce how to get lost data back from NTFS partitions, let's learn some knowledge about NTFS. NTFS (short for New Technology File System) is the standard file system of Windows NT, including its later versions Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, and Windows 7.

NTFS supersedes the FAT file system as the preferred file system for Microsoft's Windows operating systems. NTFS has several improvements over FAT and HPFS (High Performance File System) such as improved support for metadata and the use of advanced data structures to improve performance, reliability, and disk space utilization, plus additional extensions such as security access control lists (ACL) and file system journaling. NTFS has become more and more popular. However, data loss issues like from coverting raw to NTFS partitions are also have a rapid rise even if you take every precaution to avoid it. This article will give you a free solution to get lost data back from NTFS drives.

Get data back from NTFS volume

Do you think it's difficult to get data back from NTFS partition because of the advantages of NTFS file system? Nowadays it's quite easy to achieve the aim with NTFS hard drive recovery software. Many professional data recovery software can get data back for NTFS. Millions of search results will appear if you google "get data back for NTFS". After a long time seeking and experience, I recommend you a free NTFS data recovery software, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition to get data back from NTFS volumes. Here's a tutorial for how to get data back from NTFS with this free NTFS partition recovery software.

Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional to get data back from a NTFS volume containing lost file(s) or folder(s) and which didn't lose the partition, please free download and launch this software at first.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the NTFS partition where you want to recover your data and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing files.

Get data back from NTFS partition - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Get data back from NTFS partition - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. After scan, preview all the listed recoverable files (only Word documents, text, photos and emails are supported) and choose those you want. Finally, click "Recover" button to retrieve them back from NTFS partition. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Selectively get data back from NTFS partition