“Hi, I need immediate help as I have lost data from partition of my Server 2008 system. I’m a business entrepreneur and hence I have saved huge data on my Server 2008 computer. While trying to run Chkdsk utility, somehow a partition is grayed out and data stored in that partition is became inaccessible. Since, I’m not a techie guy, so please somebody suggest me a proper method to regain partition on Windows Server 2008 system.”
Windows Server 2008 is advanced version of Windows Server 2003 operating systems. This version has innovative features like IP address management, dynamic access control, multi-server management, flexible live migration, advanced virtual networking, large hyper-V clusters, Hyper-V Replica, Friction-free server deployment, SMB for server apps, etc. Windows Server 2008 OS stands for full filling requirements of small firms, business entrepreneurs as well as large corporate sectors. A computer installed with Windows Server 2008 operating system acts a heart of respective organization as it have connection from all other systems in an organization. Other than managing data from rest of systems, one can even store huge amount of data on Windows Server 2008 computer. Unfortunately, data stored in Windows Server 2008 may go missing due to several reasons and loss of entire partition would be a disaster condition for Windows Server 2008 users. Let us see few of such situations which tend to lose data from Windows Server 2008.
- Inappropriately reinstalling Windows Server 2008 OS will make existing partition and data inaccessible
- Due to virus or malware infection on Windows Server 2008 partition can cause data loss
- Unintentionally formatting Windows Server 2008 drive while formatting some other drive can wipe complete data from it
- Other causes such as boot sector corruption, presence of bad sectors, file system corruption, etc. will corrupt Windows Server 2008 partition
- Using third party tool to create / resize Win2k8 partition may unfortunately erase existing partition
No need to bother about Windows Server 2008 data Recovery there is a tool called Yodot Hard drive Recovery which helps you to come out of this issue. Let us know more about it in next paragraph:
Data from Windows Server 2008 can retrieved using Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool. This application can scan the selected drive bit by bit and retrieves lost/ erased data from it. There is a unique option in this software, i.e. you can recover lost/deleted files from selected hard drive easily by selecting its file type. After selecting this option program will display all files from selected file type and allow you to regain them easily. This application’s rich feature allows to restore all types of data including music files, images, videos, RAR files, ZIP files, documents, PDF and so on from hard drive. Using this tool one can retrieve data from other HDD types such as SATA, ATA, SCSI, IDE, SAS etc. In addition to Windows Server 2008, you can install this program on computers having Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2003 operating system.
Simple steps to recover data from Windows Server 2008:
Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on Windows Server 2008 system. Then install and run program and follow directions given on screen. Primary screen will display two options, i.e. “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery”. Select “Partition Recovery” option and proceed. Then, software will display logical and physical drives associated with system. Select the one which represents hard drive from where data has to be restored. Now it will provide an option to select required file type or just click on “Skip” option to select all files by default. Then tool will scan the selected hard drive and displays all recovered files in Data View / File Type formats. Have a glance at each regained file using ‘Preview’ option and save those files in desired destination location.