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System Reserved Partition Recovery in Windows 10/8/7

Updated on Dec 03, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Summary:
Windows partition can be easily deleted by mistake in people's daily life. So it is to the System Reserved Partition. Check out how to restore the deleted System Reserved Partition when Windows system can or cannot boot normally with four methods. And EaseUS Partition Master will make the partition recovery process safer and easier for you.
PAGE CONTENT:
Method 1. Use bootable disk to reboot system and restore deleted system reserved partition
Method 2. Restore deleted system reserved partition with partition manager software
Method 3. Repair (deleted) system reserved partition with command prompt command (CMD)
Method 4. Reinstall Windows system (OS) to repair/restore system reserved partition

When you carelessly delete the system reserved partition, it may cause boot problems or system update problems on your computer. How to fix this problem? Don't worry, here below you'll find effective solutions to recover deleted system reserved partition and cope with the boot errors on your PC.

Notice:
Before making any changes on your computer, please back up all important files and data from your PC to an external storage device.

Method 1. Use bootable disk to reboot system and restore deleted system reserved partition

When you fail to boot system due to the deletion of system reserved partition, an emergency bootable disk may help. But the disk shall be created before you commit the mistake. How to use the system bootable disk? 

Professional partition manager - EaseUS Partition Master may help you to create a WinPE bootable disk with ease on a healthy computer. With the bootable disk, you can reboot the system and choose Partition Recovery feature to restore the deleted system reserved partition with ease. 

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 Windows 10 is supported

You can refer to Method 2 as a detailed guide for system reserved partition recovery.

Method 2. Restore deleted system reserved partition with partition manager software

You can restore the system reserved partition without any obstacles when you happen to delete it by mistake with the help of professional partition manager software or tool.

Here we'd like to recommend you try EaseUS Partition Master which allows you to restore recover lost partition from unallocated space with ease. It also works to restore the deleted system reserved partition. Download it for free, install it on your PC, and follow below steps to restore the system reserved partition now:

 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master on PC

Click on "Partition Recovery" at the top of the main window.

Run EaseUS Partition Master for partition recovery

Step 2: Select a hard disk to search for the lost partition(s)

Choose the hard drive disk or SSD where you lost partitions, and click "Scan".

Run EaseUS Partition Master for partition recovery

Step 3: Wait for the scanning process to complete.

This program will scan the whole disk with two modes - "Quick Scan" and "Deep Scan" to find all lost partitions and data for you.

  • Quick Scan will find your latest deleted partition with a fast speed.
  • Deep scan will scan and find more and earlier deleted partitions.
Scan lost partitions

Step 4: Select and recover lost partitions

1. Select the lost partition, marked as "Deleted" with previous Labels, capacity etc, and click "Proceed" to continue.
2. Click "Recover Now" to confirm and restore the lost partition.

Scan lost partitions

3. Click the "Execute Operation" button and click "Apply" to restore lost partition.

Scan lost partitions

After this, you may check the files in the system reserved partition to see whether they were still there. 
If not, you can search relative Windows system files and copy the system reserved partition, reboot computer and reuse the system again.

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 Windows 10 is supported

Method 3. Rebuild or repair (deleted) system reserved partition via cmd (command prompt)

1. Boot computer with Windows 10/8/7 installation media and press Shift + F10;
2. Run the following commands at the command prompt:

  • bootrec /fixmbr + Enter

If you receive the error message "Element not found", you may need to mark the boot partition as active with diskpart first.

3. Enter the commands  below at the command prompt:

  • diskpart
  • select disk 0
  • list partition
  • select partition #

Note: Select the "System Reserved" partition (if you have it) or the Windows OS partition.

  • active
  • exit

4. Type: bootrec /fixboot + Enter at the command prompt.
5. Type: bootrec /rebuildbcd + Enter in the command prompt.
After these steps, you can reboot PC and continue to use your computer again, and the deleted system reserved partition will be restored. 

Method 4. Reinstall Windows OS to restore/recover deleted system reserved partition

If you've tried all the above three methods but didn't get any luck, you may need to perform a reinstallation of your present system. 

You can either go to Microsoft Windows page to download the ISO files for your Windows system and install it or go to some download website to get the Windows installation patches.

After reinstalling the new system, the lost system reserved partition will display on your PC and the whole computer can run smoothly again.