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Recover Deleted or Lost Data/Partition by DiskPart Clean Command

Updated on Jul 26, 2019 by Tracy King to Resource


Using diskpart clean command will remove any partition and its data on the selected disk. Thus, if you have important files stored on the disk, you need to undo diskpart clean to recover your lost data from the partitions, which can be done with hard drive recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

Can You Undo Diskpart Clean

Diskpart.exe is a partitioning management utility in Windows that is used to create, deleted, and modify a computer's disk partitions. The diskpart clean command services to remove all partitions and data on hard drive or storage devices. It’s a free method which is widely used by users to thoroughly clean up data in SD card, USB drive or internal/external hard drive on PC. 

However, sometimes, users may execute a wrong command in their storage devices or Windows hard drive partition, accidentally deleted data or deleted the partition by mistake. When a false operation is committed, DiskPart clean command is highly required to be canceled or undo. But can you undo DiskPart clean command? How?

The answer is that if you used the DISKPART CLEAN command instead of the DISKPART CLEAN ALL command, you CAN recover the lost data and partition according to your needs. The parameter "all"  specifies that each and every sector on the disk is set to zero, which completely deletes all data contained on the disk. That means undoing diskpart clean in that situation is impossible. 

How to Undo Diskpart Clean in Windows 10

Now you know the files and partitions are recoverable if you use the diskpart clean command without the "all" parameter. Choose one of the solutions to apply according to your needs. Besides, stop adding new content to your hard drive once you've cleaned the disk using diskpart and perform data recovery as soon as possible.

Recover Data Only from the Disk
Recover Both Data and Partitions from the Disk

Solution 1. Recover Data Removed by Diskpart Clean

If you only want to recover data from the disk after performing diskpart clean, you can use the hard drive recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to retrieve the files and folders from your disk. With EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you can undo diskpart clean in Windows 10 or earlier Windows versions with simple clicks.

STEP 1. Run EaseUS DiskPart Recovery Software

Select a location where you deleted or lost data by using DiskPart command and click "Scan".

select the disk

STEP 2. Scan the DiskPart Deleted or Removed Files

As long as you click the "Scan" option, the software starts to scan your diskpart deleted and removed files automatically. Be patient during the process.

scan the disk

STEP 3. Recover the DiskPart Deleted or Removed Files

Once the scanning process finishes, preview and recover the desired files.

recover diskpart deleted files

Quick Tips to Find Desired Files

Lost Partition Files: Check first if it's for formatted recovery.

Extra Files: Find files that lost names or paths.

Filter: a quick way to your wanted files.

Search: e.g. file name/file extension.

When you find the desired files, click the "Recover" button to get them back.

Solution 2. Recover Data and Partitions Removed by Diskpart Clean

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can only undo diskpart clean by recover the data on the disk. Thus, if you want to recover both data and the partitions on the disk, you can use EaseUS Partition Recovery to get things done. This software is exclusively developed for partition recovery. With it, you can recover both the partitions and files from the disk on which you use the diskpart clean command.

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 Windows 10 is supported


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 selected disk and find the lost partition(s).

Scan lost partition.

Step 3: Preview and restore 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.

The Bottom Line

If you want to undo diskpart clean command. First, make sure whether you have used it with the "all" parameter. If you did, undoing diskpart clean is impossible. However, if you only used "diskpart clean", you can recover all your data and partitions using EaseUS data recovery software.