Recover Formatted Volumes

Guidelines to Recover Formatted Mac Volumes

Mac volume is very essential part of your Mac computer, which includes primary volume that came in your computer, and internal or external hard disk volume. To manage the Mac volume and to keep record of all its function, Mac has developed Disk Utility application that is located at /Applications/Utilities/. If things go wrong with your Mac volume, then your system might stop functioning and more importantly, you will end up with the data loss. The most common mistake that happens is accidentally formatting or reformatting the volume. Nevertheless, you can unformat Mac hard drive using good third party utility tool.

You can accidentally choose the Format from the "Volume Format List" and click the "Erase" button. This will reformat the Mac volume and you will lose all your Mac data. If you want to reinstall the operating system, at that time it is essential to re-format the Mac volume. In this scenario, re-formatting without backup or formatting the wrong drive will lead to loss of data. While repartitioning the Mac volume either to resize or to create new volume, you might unintentionally format the existing partition and it will run you into the situation of Mac data loss. Corruption to Catalog file, which maintains all the details of Mac partitions or corruption to volume header or file system, will make the Mac files inaccessible. In this scenario, you are forced to format the Mac volume. There can be many such scenarios as discussed above, in which you might format the Mac volume. However, you can unformat data from Mac volume using good Mac volume recovery tool.

A simple format will not erase all the Mac data. It erases only the existing directory information and the data still resides on the Mac volume until new data is written and new directory information is maintained. Therefore, by using utility such as Formatted Recovery, you can recover formatted Mac volume and can also unformat USB drive. This is a Universal Binary application, which supports both PowerPC Mac platforms and Intel. It is the perfect solution to recover formatted mac volumes, Jump drive, memory cards, flash drive and other storage drives on Mac. This support recovery of files from HFS+, HFSX formatted Mac volumes. This utility can also unformat memory card data on Mac. If you are looking for data recovery from formatted SSD hard drive, make use of this link

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You can follow the simple steps given below to unformat Mac volumes and recover formatted mac volumes

Step 1: Download and install the demo version of Formatted Recovery software. Launch the program. Select "Recover Volumes / Drives" option from the main screen. Then select "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" option to recover formatted mac volumes as shown in figure A

Recover Formatted Mac Volumes - Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery OPtion

Figure A: Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery

Step 2: A list of all the logical volumes present on Mac will be listed. Select the formatted Mac volume from which data has to be recovered and click "Next" as shown in figure B. Scanning process will start

Unformat Mac Drive - Select Mac Volume Screen

Figure B: Select Mac Volume

Step 3: Once the scanning process is completed, the recovered Mac data from formatted Mac volume a can be viewed using "Data View" option as shown in figure C

Recover Formatted Data Mac - Recovered Data List

Figure C: Recovered Data Window

Step 4: Use the "Preview" option to view recovered data before saving it and you can also use "Save Recovery Session" option to save the scanned information as shown in figure D

Retrieve Formatted Hard Drive - Save Recovery Session Option

Figure D: Save Recovery Session

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