Have you accidentally formatted the hard disk and lost your vital information? Looking to recover files after formatting hard disk? Worried about losing your important pictures, video, audio and text files? Don’t worry!!! Here is the complete solution to all your data loss problems after hard drive format. Use formatted drive recovery software to unformat disk drive in order to recover all the files and folders stored on the drive.
Formatting actually means preparing any storage medium, usually hard drive for reading and writing. When you format the hard drive the operating system erases all the stored information from the disk, tests the disk to make sure all the sectors of the disk are reliable, marks the bad sectors to avoid further data storage on them and finally creates the internal address tables which are used by the OS to locate the information.
Situations in which you might have formatted hard drive:
When you format the hard disk original files are not permanently removed, only allocation information is destroyed which makes the data inaccessible. The data still exists on the drive until you save or copy any new data over that storage area, because original information is overwritten by new files leading to permanent data loss. Therefore do not use the hard drive once it is formatted. In such cases make use of formatted data recovery software to get back critical data in simple mouse clicks. This software scans the hard drive sector by sector such that no files are left behind during scanning and recovery process. It is widely recommended by recovery industry experts capable of performing unformatted drive data recovery on both Windows and Mac operating system.
In addition to hard drive recovery, formatted data recovery tool can also be utilized to retrieve data from formatted USB drive, Fire Wire Drives, flash memory cards, external drives with utmost ease. This utility is programmed to retrieve files from formatted, reformatted, partitioned and re-partitioned hard drives. You can make use of this outstanding utility to recover formatted hard drive on Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2003 and 2008. It can restore more than 300 file types including spreadsheets, documents, email archives, zip archives and other renowned file types based on their unique signatures. You can also add or edit the signatures of non listed files.
Pre-cautionary measures to avoid data loss:
Steps to restore data from formatted hard drive are:
Step 1: Install and launch the demo version of the formatted data recovery software. After launching the software main Window pops up as shown in Fig 1. Select "Recover Partitions / Drives" option.
Fig 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Since we have to recover files from formatted hard drive, click on "Formatted/Re-Formatted Recovery". Now the software will provide you with the list of available drives as shown in Fig 2. Select the appropriate drive from which you wish to restore files and click on "Next" button.
Fig 2: Choose the Formatted Drive
Step 3: Now software enables you to select the file types which you intend to retrieve as shown in Fig 3. Select the type of files which you want to recover and click "Next" to proceed.
Fig 3: Specify File Types
Step 4: Software scans the selected drive for the specified file types and displays the list of recovered files as shown in Fig 4. If you are satisfied with recovered results, buy the full version of the tool to save the recovered files to secured location.
Fig 4: Recovered File List