Hard disk drive often crashes as a direct consequence of file system corruption and this will result in huge loss of your important data. To prevent the data loss, most of us prefer to use a flash drive that acts as an external device to store our critical data which we cannot afford to lose from corrupted hard drive. Once connected to the computer, it can be used as an external hard drive on plug-and-play basis. Unfortunately, flash drives are also not immune to corruption due to various factors. Often, the file system of flash drive gets corrupted in some scenarios. When you try to access such flash drives, error messages like “unformatted drive” or “format the drive” pops up on your computer. Such messages are an indication that your flash drive has been corrupted making all the files inaccessible and when you format the flash drive, all the files get deleted ultimately. In such instances, you need to perform file recovery from unformat drive on your corrupt flash drive to recover files by making use of an appropriate recovery software.
Our recovery tool – unformat hard drive recovery software is the most trusted recovery tool for flash drive data recovery, it is developed using sophisticated file recovery techniques that helps in effective recovery of lost files from the flash drives that displays unformat hard drive error messages when you try to access these drives. The software performs an in-depth scanning of each sector of a damaged flash drive to restore all the lost and deleted files along with their folder hierarchy. It can recover different types of files including text documents, spreadsheets, photos, music & video files, etc from SanDisk, Transcend, HP, Western Digital and several other flash drives. This software can also be used to restore USB drive to retrieve the data lost due to a corruption in the file system.
This recovery software for flash drive even be used to undelete files from external drive, SATA/SCSI/IDE hard drives, memory cards and FireWire drives when unformat errors are displayed. These unformat drive errors can occur due to many reasons, virus infection is one of them. The virus attack will result in a damage to flash drive such that entire data becomes unreadable and when you try to access the data, such unfortunate errors occur forcing you to format the flash drive. You may sometimes change the file system of your flash drive from NTFS to FAT or vice versa. During this conversion process, some errors may encounter that eventually damages the file system of your flash drive. This, in turn will corrupt the flash drive resulting in huge loss of files and folders from it.
The unformat drive recovery software can restore Western Digital external HDD data on both Windows and Mac OS X. The unformat drive recovery software is compatible with different versions of Windows OS as it can restore drive on Windows 7, Vista, 2008, 2003 & XP. So, if you are facing such unformat errors while accessing your flash drive and you have formatted it, simply follow the steps explained below:
Step I: Launch the software and select “Recover Partitions/Drives” on the main window, as shown in Fig I.
Fig I: Welcome Screen
Step II: On the next screen, select “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option. From the list of detected drives, select an appropriate flash drive from which files have to be recovered and click “Next”, as shown in Fig II.
Fig II: Select Flash Drive
Step III: Select the file types to recover and click “Next”. Now, a list of recovered files is displayed as shown in Fig III.
Fig III: Recovered Files List
Step IV: You can preview a recovered file before saving it to a healthy drive and if satisfied, can purchase the software later.