Scan for deleted partitions

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Scan for deleted partitions

Detected partition can be scanned as any other Logical Drive for Files and Folder. You can scan detected partition to verify partition content before partition restoration or to be able to recover (copy) files to safe location if partition was deleted or damaged. To scan a physical device for deleted partitions:

1. In the Recovery Explorer select a disk (physical device) node. Open Scan Disks dialog box:

  • Click Scan button in view's toolbar
  • Click Scan command from context menu
  • Double-click and disk (physical device) node

2. Define scan range and other scan options if necessary

Disk Scan dialog

Dialog options

Multiple drive selection
Additional disks can be selected to scan on the Physical Disks list to be scanned simultaneously. At least one disk must be selected.
Scan area
Select scan area using predefined options: Entire Disk, Unallocated Only or Specific Range — use arrow markers to mark scan area;

Scan area markers shown first and last sectors of scanning area. To enter exact start and end sectors to scan click on sector label and enter exact value in text field

File System lookup
Select desired File System of a partitions to be detected;
Ignore Errors
Ignore disk Read/Write Errors;
Save Scan results
Enter path, where scan results will be saved as soon as scan completed;
Detect files by their signatures
Select this option to specify exact file types to be detected during the scan. With this option, device scan reads each disk sector trying to reconstruct any possible data related to unique file format.

Turn this option off when you only want to detect and restore partition - it will significantly save your scanning time.

Apply the same settings to all selected devices
All scan options above, can be selected for each drive individually or, when this check box is selected, to be the same for all selected logical drives.

3.Click Scan to begin scan process

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