Recover Formatted Partition

Best Way to Recover Formatted Partition

Hard disk drive can be divided into several partitions for separating different data according to the requirements and needs. Hard disk is generally formatted before it is used for first time. Formatting can be low-level formatting, in which the disk surface is formatted, and characteristics like sector numbers are installed and high-level formatting which is a process of writing the file system structures on the disk, which can be used for storing the data. You can format the partition by right clicking on particular partition and selecting “Format” option. If you click on that, you will get "Quick format" as an option and if you click "Start", it will format the partition. You can also perform format using "format" command, which is a Microsoft DOS command.

However, you can format the partition because of many reasons like when you want to change the file system on Windows from FAT file system to NTFS file system, to install new operating system or to erase unwanted data from the partition. All the partition information is stored in the partition table. Sometimes because of virus attack or some other unknown reason the partition table might get corrupted and the partition may become inaccessible. In this scenario, you are forced to format the partition. Sometimes you might accidentally format the wrong partition. You might also format the drive if the system is running slow or because of bad sectors and system errors. Windows operating system provides the utility to format the partition, but not to un-format the partition. So, if you want to unerase formatted HDD then you have to use third party utility software to unerase formatted data.

Formatting only erases the internal addresses of data by removing the references to the files but the actual data still resides on the partition. So, if you have accidentally formatted the hard drive or Thumb drive and want to recover the formatted drive then do not partition it again and do not write new data on formatted partition. Use partition recovery tool such as "Formatted Recovery Software" to restore that formatted Thumb drive. In this link you will get complete help about recovery operation:

Formatted Recovery is a professional partition recovery software, which works on complex in-build algorithms to recover formatted partition all data and also to unerase formatted USB flash drive. It is also used to recover formatted memory card data. It helps to recover formatted partition from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, ExFAT partitions. The software can also unerase formatted sd card data easily and efficiently. You can also unerase formatted Mac volumes using Formatted Recovery software.Since SSD hard drives are now very popular among users, data loss instances are also very frequent now. If you want to recover data from formatted SSD hard drive, visit the link

Note: In case, if you have accidentally formatted your hard drive and lost all your stored .iso files and will to recover them back, then click on this link for more details:

Follow the simple steps given below to Recover Formatted Partition:

Step 1: Download and install the Formatted Partition Recovery software in your PC. Launch the program. In the main srcreen, you will get "Recover File", "Recover Photo", and "Recover Volume / Drive" option. Select "Recover Volume / Drive" option. After selecting this option, a new Window will display with the "Partition Recovery" option and "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" option. Select "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" as shown in figure 1

Recover Formatted Partition - Formatted / Reformatted Recovery Screen

Figure 1: Select Formatted / Reformatted Screen

Step 2: A list of all the logical partitions/drives will be displayed. Select the formatted partition from the list of logical drives and click "Next" as shown in figure 2. Scanning process will start

Recover Formatted NTFS Partition - Select Drive

Figure 2: Select Drive

Step 3: Once the scanning process is completed, the recovered data can be viewed using "File Type View" or "Data View" option as shown in figure 3

Unformat Partition - File Type View / Data View

Figure 3: File Type View / Data View

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

Recover Formatted Hard Drive - Preview Recovered Data

Figure 4: Preview Recovered Data

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