Recover Lost Files from Deleted/Corrupted Logical Disks/Partitions

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To recover deleted files from a deleted logical disk,

1Select the hard drive where the deleted logical disk resided on the R-Undelete Select the disk to recover files from panel and click the Next button
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Step1. Select disk panel

If there is bad S.M.A.R.T. data for the hard drive, R-Undelete will show a S.M.A.R.T. warning describing the situation. You may decide what to do with the drive.

2Select options on the Step 2. Confirm action panel and click the Next button
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Step 2. Confirm action panel

You may enable/disable search for Known File Types.

>R-Undelete starts analyzing the hard drive, and its Detailed file search in progress panel will show search progress and found objects
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Exhaustive file search in progress panel

If you click the Stop button and select the action you want to make on the Stop message. You may stop the exhaustive search and go back to the Select the disk to recover files from panel, continue searching, show already found files, or remain on the Detailed file search results panel.

3Select the deleted/corrupted logical disk/partition where the lost files resided on the Step 3. Select found disk panel nd click the Next button
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Step 3. Select found disk panel

R-Undelete shows found objects in different colors depending on which elements of the partition have been found.

An existing logical disk or partition

Both boot records and file entries are found for this partition

Only file entries are found for this partition

Only boot records are found for this partition

4Perform all necessary lost file recovery operations starting from the Step 4. Select files for recovery panel the same way as if the files were on an existing logical disk
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Step 4. Select files for recovery  panel

See Recovering lost files from an existing logical disk for the detailed instructions on file recovery.