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What Should I Do If I Lost My Music Due To Disk Partition Errors?

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What Should I Do If I Lost My Music Due To Disk Partition Errors?

"I like listening to music at usual time. I put my favorite music together on computer D drive. I just wanted to listen to music to relax when I go home from work the other day, but I found that I couldn't open the file. I had tried many times but it always popped up the dialog box to show that the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable. What should I do? "

Have you ever saw an error message "file or directory is corrupted and unreadable" when using a USB drive in Windows? Disk partition errors make you unable to access data from USB disks or hard drive partitions, so the direct consequence of the error is file loss.

Partition Error

Hard disk is the main storage device for storing information in computer, but hard disk can not be used directly. Hard disk must be partitioned. The partitioned hard disk areas are disk partitions.

This error occurs if a file, folder, MFT (master file table), FAT (file allocation table) or USB drive is damaged for some reason.

So how to retrieve the missing files due to partition errors? First of all, you might think about fixing unreadable or inaccessible partitions and retrieving the data stored on them. So let's take a look at how to fix the partition errors.

Solution 1: Perform Chkdsk check and fix file system errors

Chkdsk (Chkdsk.exe) is a command-line tool provided by Windows for checking and fixing volume errors. This tool tries to fix any problems it finds, such as missing clusters, cross-linked files, directory errors, etc.

Step 1

First, please click the Start button, and then click Run.

Step 2

In the open box, type CMD and press Enter, and you will get a command prompt.

Step 3

Then type CHKDSK / fg: and press Enter. G is the drive letter of the target partition. It can be F or other letters on your computer.

Type Y and press Enter to restart the computer to run disk check. You will receive a message that "Chkdsk cannot run because the volume in the use by another process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts?” Then click OK, considering the number of files and folders, disk speed, system resources and volume capacity, it may take a long time to complete the process.

In some cases, Chkdsk can not work properly. Sometimes it may over-repair the project, causing the file difficult to recover. Therefore, if you want to recover data, it is recommended not to use this tool to fix errors.

So is it the truth that you can't retrieve the file if you can't fix the error? Not really. The solution that we are going to introduce to you next can easily solve your problem.

Solution 2: Restore lost songs through UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free is an integrated free data recovery software for different loss situations. It can efficiently and quickly help you solve the difficult problem of losing songs due to partition errors.

Next, I'll show you the specific steps to restore your lost music.

Step 1: Open the software to select the format of lost data

First, open UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free which shows the format selection interface of the lost data at that time.

There are two lines of icons on the interface, representing the format of all kinds of data. What you lose is the song file. Then you need to choose the first icon from the left of the second line.

After the check, a small circle with a check mark appears in the lower right corner of the icon, indicating that it has been selected. Then you can click the "Next" button in the upper right corner to enter the next interface, as shown in the figure below.

Step 2: Select the disk where the lost song was originally located

Now enter the disk selection interface, and all you need to do is to select the disk where the song you lost was originally located.

The song was originally stored on the D drive, so select the D drive. When you select it, a small circle with a check will appear at the right end of the line showing the name of the D drive. At this point, you can click the "Scan" button in the upper right corner to scan your D drive, as shown in the figure below.

Step 3: Scan your disk

The scanning process takes a certain amount of time. The length of time is determined by all the files on your disk. The scanning time varies with the type and size of the files, as shown in the figure below.

Normally, if your disk has about 1G file in MP3 format, it will take about half a minute to complete all the scanning. Please wait patiently.

UnCutData Recovery Wizard Free offers two ways to scan. One is the quick scan now performed, which can quickly retrieve files on your disk, but may not be able to scan some deep files. But you don't have to worry about that. Deep scan can help you solve the problem of not retrieving files, but it takes a little longer.

It is recommended that you scan the disk where the lost file locates , and then scan in depth.

(The deep scan will be introduced to you in the next step)

Step 4: Select the song you lost to recover

After scanning, you can see that the left column of the interface lists all the files on your D drive.

At this point, you need to browse rank by rank, then find your lost music and select it. And then click on the "Recovery" button in the upper right corner, as shown in the figure below.

If you haven't found your lost song through the scan, don't worry. What you need to do at this time is to click the "Deep Scan" button in the yellow font at the top of the interface. UncutData Recovery Wizard Free will scan deeply for you immediately. Please wait patiently again, as shown in the figure below.

After the whole scan, find your lost song, select and click the "Recovery" button. And your important music files will be back in your computer, as shown in the figure below.

This is the whole process of UncutData Recovery Wizard Free to restore lost songs for you. It only takes a few simple steps to get your lost music back. Any computer novice or who has never used this kind of data recovery software can easily grasp it and get started quickly.

If you need it, you can get the genuine UncutData Recovery Wizard Free via the link below. There is a free version in the link for you to try. The free version supports the recovery of 200 M data .


By the end of this guide, you must also know how to recover files lost due to partition error. If you think this article is useful, you can forward it or share it with more people who need it. Thank you.

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