You may experience an error when you attempt to use the DiskPart utility. We’ll discuss the common reasons DiskPart may encounter an error and the solutions. DiskPart utility is included with Windows OS and helps to manage the system drive (drive partitions/volumes or virtual hard drives). Even when Disk Management stops responding, DiskPart utility usually works. Sometimes you may receive an error message when using the utility such as “DiskPart encountered an error”. Users may also see the following messages:
- Access is denied
- This request was not possible
- Due to a fatal hardware error, the request was rejected
- This parameter is wrong
- Data error cyclic redundancy: Check the system log
What Causes ‘DiskPart has encountered an error’?
There are many reasons this error could occur, including:
- File system damaged or corrupted
- Inconsistent device connection
- Unsuccessful program installation
- A cluttered hard drive
- Files that are not correctly configured
- The file system is now RAW
- Write-protection has been enabled
The troubleshooting techniques shared in this blog can help you fix the error. However, a few methods can cause data loss. We recommend that you take a backup of all data on your device. You can also use powerful data recovery software to recover your data if you are unable to do this.
Recover Data from the Disk
|Restore data from your hard disk drive using an advanced data recovery software, such as Stellar Data Recovery for Windows. This DIY software can recover accidental file deletion, corrupt drives, and malware attacks. This data recovery software can be used to retrieve data that you have lost while fixing issues with your hard disk using DiskPart.
Follow these steps:
Note: To prevent data overwriting, don’t save files in the exact same location as you lost them.
Tips to Prevent Disk Errors and Data Loss
Safely Remove the Hard Drive
Whenever you eject or remove the hard drive, do it cautiously to prevent any damage to the drive. Once the hard drive is damaged, physically or logically, you may encounter multiple disk errors.
Check Hard Drive Health
Always keep a track of your hard drive’s health status. You can do it by using a powerful Drive Monitor utility, which comes with Stellar Data Recovery software. It monitors the key attributes – temperature, drive health, and performance – of a hard drive to help avoid any data loss due to impending disk failure. In addition, you can also find bad sectors on the drive for evaluating whether the hard drive can withstand a routine data recovery process. This way, you may protect your data by taking its backup on time and also get the hard drive repaired or replaced according to the situation.
Take Regular Backup
To avoid data loss, it is always suggested to take backup regularly. You can use Windows built-in backup utilities, such as Backup & Restore (Windows 7) or File History. You can also create a backup on another storage drive.
The ‘DiskPart has encountered an error’ may occur due to various reasons. In this blog, we’ve mentioned the methods to fix the error. You can follow the given DIY (do-it-yourself) methods to resolve the issue. Furthermore, due to this error, you may end up losing access to the data. In such a case, you can use Stellar Data Recovery for Windows to get back your data. This DIY data recovery software supports recovery from Windows PCs, laptops, and external storage media drives, such as HDDs, SSDs, USB drives, SD cards and more.