Recover Deleted Volume Windows 10

Don't worry when you lost files by deleting volume or partition in Windows 10. EaseUS partition recovery software enables you to fully restore deleted volume including all lost data in Windows 10 with ease.

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How can I recover deleted volume in Windows 10

"I accidentally deleted my portable hard drive volume from my portable hard drive when messing around with Disk Management on Windows 10. And everything on the drive is missing, including my family pictures, homemade music videos, wedding videos, and some important documents.

The hard drive format is FAT32 with 120GB capacity. Is there any way to recover it? What can I do to recover deleted volume to get back my files?"

Deleted volume in portable disk on Windows 10.

So what to do after deleting a volume or partition and how to restore the deleted volume on a hard drive or even portable external hard drive in Windows 10 becomes the top concerns. Don't worry if you are experiencing the same issue of deleting volumes or partition on internal or external hard drive by mistake.

Read on, you'll learn what to do and how to get back your lost volume and files in Windows 10 easily with the help of an efficient partition recovery software

What to do after deleting volume or partition

Knowing what to do after deleting volume in Windows hard drive or external storage devices will effectively help you protect data from further loss. And here are the tips of what you should do:

1. Stop using the hard drive or portable storage device

You should immediately stop using the hard drive or portable device once you lost or deleted a partition on it. Also, don't save data or create a new partition on the device. Otherwise, the lost partition data will be overwritten.

2. Don't trust cmd free partition recovery tips

Actually, the cmd command can't really help to restore a deleted or lost partition. The commands: list disk - select disk # - list volume - select volume # - assign letter = # can only work to recover deleted or lost drive letter making disappeared partition to show up.

3. Turn to professional partition recovery software or tool for help

The last thing that you can do is to search or find a reliable partition recovery tool or software for help. EaseUS recently upgraded its partition recovery software into v9.0 with a new UI design and improved features. You can apply EaseUS Partition Recovery to scan and preview the lost partition content before paying any money.

Tutorial: recover deleted volume in Windows 10

Actually recover deleted volume in Windows 10 is not difficult if you have a reliable volume recovery tool. EaseUS Partition Recovery can help you recover all the files together with the deleted volume effectively.

As a wizard-like utility, it assists all levels of users to complete the recovery job even if you have little technical skills or volume recovery experience. Now you can install the program on your PC to start your Windows 10 deleted volume recovery job.

A step-by-step guide to recover deleted volume

Connect the portable hard drive on which you lost volume to your Windows 10 PC in advance.


Step 1: Run EaseUS Partition Recovery on your PC.

Select the disk or device where you lost partition(s), click "Scan" to continue.

Select disk to scan lost partition.

Step 2: Wait for the scanning process to complete.

Let the program scan the selected disk and find the lost partition(s).

Scan lost partition.

Step 3: Preview and restore the lost partition(s).

Double-click on the partition which is marked as "Lost" with "Good" recoverability.

Preview lost partition

Preview the content of the lost partition. Click "OK" and click "Proceed" to start restoring the lost partition.

Select found partition to restore.

Step 4: Click "Recover Now" to finish the partition recovery process.

Note: If the program warns you that there is a conflict, back up the listed partition with essential data to an external hard drive first. Then execute the final operation to restore your lost partition.

Finish partition recovery.

When the process finishes, you can open your drive with File Explorer to check your lost files and reuse them again.

Bonus tip for partition file recovery

If your lost files in the retrieved volume fail to show up, don't be panic. EaseUS data recovery software can help. The program works to recover files from lost partitions as well. 

Step 1. Select and scan the deleted partition.

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, select the "Lost Partition" and click "Scan" to search for all the lost data. If there is more than Lost Partition, you can identify it through its partition size.

select the deleted partition in the lost partition option

Step 2. Preview deleted partition data from the scan result.

Find and double-click to preview lost partition files from "Deleted files", "Lost Files". 

Preview the found partition data

Step 3. Recover data from the deleted partition.

Choose all found partition data and click "Recover" to save them. In case of further data loss, save your found partition data to another secure location on your PC or an external hard drive.

recover the wanted data from the deleted partition

Tips to prevent partition loss and protect partition data

Besides knowing reliable ways to restore lost partition and files, it also matters to acquire some critical features of protecting your partition and data from loss. Here are some useful tips that EaseUS software has collected for you to obtain:

1. Back up essential partition data in advance

If you have the habit of creating disk partition backup, it will effectively save you from partition loss or partition data loss issues. Professional backup software - EaseUS Todo Backup with its disk partition backup feature enables you to back up a whole partition data at one time in only a few simple steps:

Step 1. To back up an entire hard disk or simply its several partitions, the best backup plan is "Disk/Partition". Choose this backup mode and let's begin.

choose disk/partition backup mode

Step 2. On the popup window, choose the hard drive or partition(s) you're going to back up. A check symbol appears after you clicked the mouse.

choose the hard disk/partition you want to back up

Step 3. Click the "Browse..." button in the "Destination" area to choose a backup location. Here, you can choose any location that is available to you, such as the local hard disk, folders, Network drive, NAS device or Cloud storage, including GoogleDrive, DropBox and OneDrive. You can explore all the connected drive by clicking the icon in front of each directory.

choose a backup location

Step 4. Now edit your disk backup image by adding a "Plan name" and "Description" to it.

Do not forget the advanced backup plans in " Backup options", where you can compress the backup image, encrypt the backup for privacy protection and even enable a sector by sector backup.

choose disk/partition advanced backup options

At the same time, you can turn on the "Schedule" in order to create a hard disk/partition backup on a regular basis like daily, weekly, monthly or upon an event according to the schedule set on your own. 

set a disk/partition backup schedule

And the "Image-reserve strategy" lets you manage the increasingly growing backup images economically, you can preserve the backups in a setup time or quantity.

set a disk/partition backup image-reserve strategy

Step 5. Not all the customizable hard disk/partition backup solutions are necessary but try to make full use of the necessary ones. Finally, click "Proceed" to start at once.

For safety, disconnect the physical storage device you used as a backup drive after the backup process is over.

2. Operation with caution on hard drive partition or external storage devices

Careful operations on hard drive partition and external storage devices can also help you prevent partition loss issues. 

Besides, it's also useful to apply antivirus software to remove malware or unknown virus and protect your partition from virus infection. 

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