Guide: How to Recover Data from Deleted Partition in Windows 10

There are 3 methods of how to recover data from deleted partition in Windows 10. Beyond that, this article also shows you recover deleted data in partition by using a professional software. I hope this post can help you a lot.


By Bryce / Updated on April 2, 2024

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Can you recover data from deleted partition?

“I just accidentally deleted the partition of my computer, my thesis and many important files are on it, I am so anxious, are there any ways to help me?”

Have you ever accidentally deleted a file or partition? Did you successfully retrieve them? If you don’t know a good way how to recover data from deleted partitions in Windows 10, you can refer to the methods in the following post.

Tips: To prevent data overwriting or other unforeseen problems, you’d better try not to use the hard drive or rebuild the partition until the partition is recovered.

Recover data from the deleted partition with backup

If you backed up your data, even if you delete the entire partition, the data can be retrieved, because the backed up files and the original files are usually not in the same partition.

Recover data from the deleted partition with File History

File History is a useful built-in feature for Windows, it can regularly back up your files. If you enable File History before deleting data, you can recover them from it easily.

Step 1. Launch the Control Panel, and click the System and Security.

File History

Step 2. Click File History and tap Restore your files with File History.

File History

Step 3. Find and right-click the Restore personal files on the left list.

File History

Step 4. The deleted file will appear on your interface and then click the Restore.

File History

Restore data from the deleted partition with Backup and Restore

Windows has a good backup tool, Backup and Restore. If you create a backup by using it, you are able to retrieve deleted data after partition deletion easily. 

Step 1. Launch the Windows menu and choose Control Panel > Click System and Security > Backup and Restore (Windows 7).

Backup and Restore

Step 2. Click on the Restore my files button on this page.

Backup and Restore

Recover data from deleted partition in Windows 10 without backup

Not every time you have backed up deleted data, if you do not backup the data that you deleted, I recommend you to use AOMEI Partition Recovery Wizard that is available for Windows 11/10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. In fact, this tool can not only recover the data but the entire partition. The process below will show you how to retrieve deleted partition in Windows 10.

You can download AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional demo first and follow the steps to regain your partition.

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Step 1. Install and run AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional > Select Partition Recovery Wizard on the left > Locate the disk that includes the lost partition > Click Next.

Recover Partirion

Step 2.  Choose a search mode, it’s recommended to select Fast Search because it can save time. Then, click on Next.

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Step 3. It will show you all deleted partitions. You can select the one that you want to recover and then click on Proceed.

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Step 4.  When the process is completed, the Congratulations window will pop up. Click Finish. Then you can go to File Explorer to check the deleted partitions and data.

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Further reading: only recover deleted data in a partition

If you just want to recover files you permanently deleted on the partition, MyRecover is a good choice.

This professional software supports Windows 11/10/8/7/Windows Server. Apart from that, it also combines two scanning modes, which can automatically scan out all the deleted files on the partition. Some other significant merits are shown below.

Easy-to-use: People can recover data easily because of its graphical interface.
Recover data integrity: This tool can not only recover the filename but also the path and format of the original file.
Widely use: It can recover data from  SSD, HDD, memory card, and so forth, and also supports NTFS, FAT32, exFAT, and ReFS in Windows.
Multiple types of recovery: It can recover various types of files, like PPT, Word, Excel, Photos, Videos, Zip files and etc.

Download software by clicking the button.

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Step 1. Locate the partition where your data are deleted. Hover the mouse over the partition, and click Scan to scan.


Step 2.  After Quick Scan&Deep Scan, you can see the deleted files.


Step 3. Select a storage path to store the recovered files, click on the Recover X files button, and then click the Start Recovery to complete the process.



This article provides you with 3 options on how to recover data from deleted partition in Windows 10. However, if you don’t delete the whole partition, and just delete the data on it, you can try to use MyRecover.  

Bryce · Editor
Bryce is an editor of AOMEI Technology, he covers backup & restore, hard disk & partitions management, cloud files transfer, website & database backup and so on for AOMEI. He enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. He loves traveling, Sleeping, reserching and so on. He enjoys helping people find solutions to their problems. He loves traveling, Sleeping, reserching and so on. He would like to spend all time on reaserching computer problems. He is a very cute boy.