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How to Get Data Back from an Uninitialized and Unallocated Disk?

My PC loses power while in sleep mode, resulting in data loss and the inserted disk becoming uninitialized and unallocated. Is there any way to recover my data and repair the corrupted disk?

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iBoysoft author Vain Rowe

Vain Rowe

Answered on Monday, August 28, 2023

You can recover your data using iBoysoft Data Recovery software and then format your uninitialized and unallocated disk with Windows' built-in toolset for future use.

iBoysoft Data Recovery Software is highly recommended which is designed with advanced disk scanning and recovery algorithms. It can recover deleted photos, Office documents, videos, audio, and much more successfully on Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows servers.

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Let's grab your lost files and documents with the help of iBoysoft Data Recovery Software:

Step 1: Connect the unintiliazed and unallocated disk to your computer.

Step 2: Launch iBoysoft Data Recovery and then choose the Data Recovery module in main window.

Step 3: Select the your disk and click Next to scan for your inaccessible data.

Step 4: After the scanning completes, lost files will be listed. You can click Preview to preview your documents, photos, videos, and audio .

Step 5: Select the needed files and click Recover to start recovery. Do not save the recovery results to the corrupted disk because it might cause data loss one more time.

We can now deal with the uninitialized and unallocated disk after recovering the data. The most effective way to fix a disk that has "uninitialized and unallocated" error is to format it and give it a new file system.

Step 1: Right-click your hard drive, and then select the Format option.

Step 2: Choose a file system under the File System box.

Step 3: Tick the Quick Format option and then click the Start button to begin formatting.

Step 4: Click the OK button when the formatting work ends.

For more solutions, please our comprehensive article: Disk Unknown Not Initialized error: Why and How to Fix?

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