Microsoft periodically launches updates and new service packs of its products to improve them. The updates can directly be installed on your existing operating system. After installing updates, you can take advantages of the enhanced features of Windows operating system. However, in some situations, the installation process cannot complete successfully and the system remains in partially updated state. At this point, your Windows hard drive partitions become inaccessible and you come across severe partition loss situations. In order to work around this behavior of Microsoft Windows operating system, you must go for Partition Recovery Software, if the backup is unavailable.
In a practical scenario, when you install updates of Microsoft Windows XP on dynamic disk, you might come across the below error message:
“Windows XP cannot recognize the partition you selected.
Setup cannot install Windows XP on this partition. However, you can go back to the previous screen, delete the partition. and then select the resulting unpartitioned space.
Setup will then create a new partition on which you can install Windows XP.”
After the above error message, installation process stops halfway and your Windows computer becomes unbootable/inaccessible. At this point of time, you are required to identify the actual cause of this behavior and then fix it through Partition Recovery.
Grounds of the problem
You may face this problem due to any of the below reasons:
The hard drive of your Windows computer is unrecognizable.
The Windows hard drive appears to be corrupted.
The structure of the Windows hard drive is damaged.
Hard drive file system is either damaged or not supported by the service pack that you are installing.
In order to sort out this problem, follow the underwritten steps:
Use ChkDsk utility to check the integrity and consistency of your Windows hard drive.
Format the affected hard drive, reinstall Windows operating system, and restore data from the most recent backup.
In case if the backup is not available, severe data loss occurs as hard drive formatting removes all the data from the disk. In such cases, Windows Partition Recovery software becomes need of hour.
The applications use high-end scanning techniques to methodically scan whole hard drive and extract all lost, missing, and inaccessible partitions from it. They Recover Partition in a quick, safe, easy, and absolute way.
Stellar Phoenix Windows Data Recovery software recovers lost Windows partitions in all partition loss scenarios, including file system corruption and hard drive formatting. The software is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, 2003, XP, and 2000. It supports recovery of NTFS5, NTFS, FAT32, VFAT, FAT16, and FAT12 file system partitions.
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How to Recover Unrecognizable/Corrupted Partition