How to Recover SSD Partition Easily in Windows | SSD Partition Recovery
How to recover SSD partition easily in Windows 11/10/8/7? If you accidentally deleted the SSD partition or the SSD partition is missing, follow the methods in this post to restore SSD partitions quickly.
Accidentally deleted SSD partition how to recover
Have you accidentally deleted the SSD partition or found one of the SSD partitions missing? When it comes to partition loss scenarios, SSD and HDD have some similarities. If you are looking for solutions for SSD partition recovery, this post will tell you how to recover missing or deleted SSD partitions.
Can SSD partitions be recovered?
Users may easily delete a partition on an SSD disk via the Diskpart command or Disk Management. Once the partition is deleted, the data stored in it will be deleted together. Luckily, the data and partition will not be deleted permanently immediately. The space occupied will become unallocated and wait to be overwritten by new data.
Therefore, there is still a chance to recover the SSD partition and data before being covered. With professional partition recovery software, it's easy to restore deleted or missing SSD partitions. To increase the possibility of SSD partition recovery, you need to mention that:
- Do not make new operations to the SSD drive.
- Do not reformat the SSD drive.
- Do not rebuild the partition table.
- Perform SSD partition and data recovery as soon as possible.
How to perform SSD partition recovery?
When you found the SSD partition is missing in Windows File Explorer or deleted, you need to go to Disk Management to check the status of the partition. Press Win + R and input “diskmgmt.msc” to open Disk Management.
If the lost SSD partition is normal but without a name, you could assign a drive letter directly. But if the partition shows “Unallocated”, you need to turn to reliable partition recovery tools for unallocated partition recovery.
Recover missing SSD partition via Disk Management
SSD partitions may be lost due to lacking a drive letter. You could reassign a drive letter to the missing SSD partition. Follow the detailed steps below.
Step 1. Open Disk Management.
Step 2. Right-click the missing SSD partition and select “Change Drive Letter and Path”.
Step 3. Click “Assign the following drive letter”. And then click "OK" to proceed.
Recover SSD partitions via partition recovery software
If the SSD partition is deleted or lost because of accidental deletion, virus attack, partition table loss, etc. professional partition recovery software could solve this problem easily. AOMEI Partition Recovery Wizard is that one.
As a Wizard utility in AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional, it allows users to restore deleted or lost partitions in Windows 10, 11, 8, 7. Besides, it not only supports NTFS partition recovery, but includes FAT, Ext2, Ext3, and Ext4 file system. The deleted or lost SSD partition and data will be recovered simultaneously as long as they have not been overwritten. Follow the easy steps to recover SSD partitions.
Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional on your computer. To recover lost or deleted SSD partitions, you can download the demo version below.
Step 2. Select “Partition Recovery Wizard” on the left panel and choose the SSD disk including the lost partition. Click “Next”.
Step 3. Choose a search mode. There are two kinds of search modes in this software. It is recommended to select “Fast Search” for saving time. Then, click on “Next”.
Step 4. The software will show the list of all lost or deleted partitions on the SSD drive. You can select the partition you want to recover.
Step 5. After the partition recovery process completes, you will receive a “congratulations” message. Then you can go to Windows File Explorer to check the lost or deleted SSD partition. Your files in the partition will be restored as well if it hasn’t been covered or overwritten by new data. If you only want to recover deleted files in SSD, you could try the freeware WinfrGUI for help.
Further reading: recover boot partition on SSD drive
If your computer won't boot after you delete a partition on the SSD drive, it means the boot partition on SSD is deleted. To solve this problem, you could use AOMEI Partition Assistant to make a bootable USB disk on a healthy computer first. AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional will be pre-installed on the bootable USB disk. And then injecting the USB drive to boot the computer and perform partition recovery with Partition Recovery Wizard.
Follow the steps below to make a bootable USB drive via AOMEI Partition Assistant after deleting boot partitions on the SSD drive.
Step 1. Select “Make Bootable Media” on the left panel of the main interface. Click “Next”.
Step 2. Tick “USB Boot Device” in the following window and click “Proceed”.
Step 3. Click “Yes” to confirm formatting the USB device to start making. When the process completes, the bootable USB drive is done to recover deleted SSD boot partition.
If the partition is corrupted or damaged, partition recovery software may not work. Therefore, it’s suggested to make a regular backup of vital data, partitions, and disks. You could use the freeware-AOMEI Backupper to back up, clone, or sync important files, partitions, or systems to keep your data safe.