Like any other Operating System, Macintosh Operating system like Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion also consists of local partitions or logical drives such as:
* HFS (Hierarchical File System)
* HFS+ (Hierarchical File System)
Common reasons causing lost or missing partitions
There is always the situation happening that the file on Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion is lost, mistakenly deleted, or just missing. So do the partition. The partition on Mountain Lion also may be lost or deleted, which brings you a disaster of losing all files saved on it. There are some common reasons causing the partition lost:
* Hard drive crash
* Uncertain system shutdown
* Viral attacks, power surge
* Software corruption
* File system corruption
Actually, to get back the lost partition is quite easy, just like 1-2-3, if you have chosen the right Mac Mountain Lion data recovery tool. Data Recovery for Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion from UFUSoft is such a kind of simple program for everyone to retrieve lost partitions with only 3 steps. Let’s take a try.
Install and launch it on your Mac Mountain Lion. On the main interface, there are 4 options for you to choose from, and hit Lost Partition Recovery, which can help you find the lost partition at first.
Then it will take quite a long time to scan for the lost partition, including all partitions that lost before. The retrieved partitions are not named as original, so you can decide which partition to recover on Mountain Lion by the size of it.
Note: If you have an external hard drive connected with your Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, the lost partition of the external hard drive will also be scanned out. So if you don’t want to retrieve the lost partition of other hard drives, make sure they are not connected with your Mac 10.8.
After choosing the target partition, you can use the Filter Options to select the file types you want to get back. As an advanced user, you also can set the specified region by the starting and the ending sectors. Then click Scan to recover all of the files in the partition, recover and save them on your Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion.
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