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Download Free NTFS Partition Recovery Software to Recover NTFS Partition

Updated on May 16, 2019 by Abby Haines to Partition Recovery Software


NTFS partition got damaged, formatted, deleted or lost in PC? Relax! This article provides you with the best NTFS partition recovery freeware to help you repair NTFS partitions and restore your lost data with simple steps. All Windows systems (Windows 10/8/7 etc.) are supported.

The NTFS file system has recently become the main trend for its various advantages. 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 a corrupted or damaged NTFS partition, you will not be able to access the files on that NTFS partition. In these situations, data recovery software can help you recover lost files from the partitions. A computer system or hard disk often shows the following errors to notify you of the damaged partition:

  • Operating System not found
  • Invalid partition table
  • The 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 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 an NTFS partition and undelete files from a formatted, deleted, damaged or lost NTFS partition.

How to restore NTFS partition with free data recovery software

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

STEP 1. Select the location

Launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the lost NTFS partition and click "Scan" to look for all the lost and existing files on this NTFS partition.

find the NTFS partition

STEP 2. Scan the NTFS drive or partition

After clicking the "Scan" button, the software will be able to scan the NTFS partition on its own. Just wait patiently until the scanning process ends.

scan the NTFS partition

STEP 3. Recover data from NTFS drive

After the scan, choose the lost data and click the "Recover" button to get them back from the NTFS partition.
(Please Note: DO NOT save the files to the NTFS partition where you lost the data.)

  1. Next, Repair damaged, deleted or lost NTFS partition by creating a new partition.
  2. After you recover data from a damaged, lost or deleted NTFS partition in your PC, you can then use the Disk Management tool in Windows to recreate a new NTFS partition on the unallocated space (lost/damaged partition space). To do:
  • Right-click This PC/My Computer> Manage > Disk Management.
  • Right-click unallocated space (lost, deleted or damaged NTFS partition space) and select > New Simple Volume > Rename the partition and set file system as NTFS to create a new NTFS partition;
  • Confirm to create a new NTFS partition and click Finish to complete the process.

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

If your NTFS partition becomes RAW, refer to how to restore NTFS partition from the RAW file system? to sort out your issue.

Don't worry if EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard fails to restore data when the lost partition became unallocated, got overwritten by a new partition or the partition structure got destroyed.
 You can customize manual partition recovery service from our Data Recovery Experts via email (support@easeus.com) or live chat to restore your partition data immediately. Supported File System: NTFS,FAT32, exFAT (GPT, MBR compatible)