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Free NTFS partition recovery

Posted by Abby Haines to Partition Recovery Software 2016-08-08

Summary

Free NTFS partition recovery software recovers NTFS partition which is damaged, formatted, lost or deleted, etc. NTFS partition recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard also supports to restore FAT, NTFS, NTFS5 file systems.

NTFS file system has become main trend for its advantages now. This article will talk about NTFS and NTFS partition recovery.

What is 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.

Why do we need NTFS partition recovery?

If you accidentally format your partition, or if there is corrupted or damaged NTFS partition, you will not be able to access the files on that NTFS partition. In the situations, a data recovery software can help you recover lost files from the partitions. The computer system or hard disk often shows following errors to remind you of the damaged partition:

  • Operating System not found
  • Invalid partition table
  • File system is displayed as RAW
  • Drive not formatted. Do you want to format now?
  • Cannot find file or program
  • Invalid command.com
  • Non system disk
  • File names contain "weird" characters.
  • "Sector not found" messages.

If you find that you accidentally format your NTFS or NTFS5 partition or your NTFS partition gets damaged or you cannot access your NTFS partition, then don't panic! Free NTFS data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition can easily restore data from NTFS partition and undelete files from formatted, deleted, damaged or lost NTFS partition.

How to restore NTFS partition with free NTFS partition recovery software?

EaseUS data recovery freeware is a free NTFS data recovery software, which can help you recover data from formatted NTFS partition, restore deleted or lost NTFS partition under Windows.

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

NTFS partition recovery - 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.

NTFS partition recovery - 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.

NTFS partition recovery - selectively recover data

If you accidently format the NTFS partition and cannot access the data, please choose this amamzing software which also works great in dealing with the problem of How to restore formatted NTFS partition? for step-by-step instructions.

If your NTFS partition became RAW, How to restore NTFS partition from RAW file system? will help you out.