Restoring Lost Data after GPT to MBR Conversion

With just few commands or clicks you converted disk GPT to MBR and lost all of your data in the process? Getting back your lost data is made easy with Remo Partition Recovery Tool. Its powerful scanning mechanism locates your lost data on disk data and restores them all back.

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My system required an MBR to install Windows. So, I changed partition table from GPT to MBR using Diskpart Command. After conversion, other disk has disappeared and it is showing only one disk with unallocated space. I want the disks back that has disappeared. I have stored some important and most cherished photos, videos and lots of other data. I can’t even imagine losing those files. Please help me! How can I recover lost data after GPT to MBR conversion?

Solution to Retrieve Lost Data After Disk GPT to MBR Conversion

When there is data loss after converting GPT to MBR, the first thing to do is to stop using your computer. By doing this, you can stop over-writing on hidden or lost partition data.

Then, use Remo Hard Drive Recovery software. A comprehensive solution to all your complex data loss situations. It has a built-in advanced algorithm which scans the drive for lost logical disks, and allows you to retrieve your lost data in its original form. Not just that, you can also restore partitions, that are lost, deleted, corrupted or inaccessible. It also retrieves data from disk drives like SATA, SCSI AND IDE and file systems like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and exFAT.

Another unique feature of Remo Partition Recovery Tool is that; it creates image of the disk having bad sectors enabling you to restore lost data.

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In What Circumstances Data Is Lost?

Data loss can occur not just while GPT to MBR conversion, but also because of corrupt MBR or GPT or choosing a wrong disk while partition table conversion. Apart from that, you might also lose data because of partitioning error, problem with your hard disk drive and many more. Problems like these, makes it difficult for an average user to get back data after partition table conversion or to restore files after corrupt MBR and other severe data loss scenarios.

Tutorial on Recovering Lost Data after GPT to MBR Conversion

Download, install and run Remo Partition Recovery Software, then select Recover Drives from the main screen and then follow the below mentioned steps:

Step 1: Select “Recover Partitions/Drives”and then “Partition Recovery”. It will display all the storage drives attached to the system as shown in the image. data recovery after disk gpt to mbr conversion 1

Step 2: Select the drive which you want to recover. It starts scanning the drive for lost partition. Then it will display the found drives/partitions. data recovery after disk gpt to mbr conversion 2

Step 3: Select the files you want to recover. You can either select all or only few based on your requirement. data recovery after disk gpt to mbr conversion 3

Step 4: Retrieved data which will be displayed as “Data View”or “File Type View.” data recovery after disk gpt to mbr conversion 4

Step 5: “Preview” the recovered data by double-clicking on the files. data recovery after disk gpt to mbr conversion 5

Step 6: Choose a different location to save the recovered data and then click “OK” button. data recovery after disk gpt to mbr conversion 6

Important Tip: Always backup your data before changing GPT to MBR, when resizing or formatting partitions, installing new OS or any changes that you do with your hard disk drive. Click here to know the simple method to convert disk GPT to MBR without data loss...