Recover Deleted or Lost Data/Partition by DiskPart Clean Command

Tracy King updated on Jul 26, 2019 to Resource | How-to Articles

Summary

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.

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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.

 
 

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files to better verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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