Recover Formatted USB Drive

Software to Recover Formatted USB Drive

USB drives are compact file storage devices which are used to store your data externally. It works in a similar way as that of hard drive, once connected to the computer. As they are widely used to for storing and accessing different types of files, they are more prone to corruption and damage. Often, the corruption in USB drive forces you to format it for smooth accessing of files present on it. Due to formatting, data will be lost from the USB drive; hence you should use proper formatted recovery software to recover USB drive after format. This recovery software scans your USB drive sector by sector such that no files are left behind during the scanning and recovery process. This utility is widely recommended by recovery experts to recover hard disk partition of SATA, SCSI and IDE hard drives after format. It is the best recovery software to recover flash memory card of different types, USB external devices and Firewire drives.  It recover formatted usb drive files of approximately 300 file types which include documents, spreadsheets, email archives, photos, music and video file formats, based on unique signatures.

The robustness of this formatted recovery software can be proved by it’s wide usage to recover formatted usb drive from different types of file systems such as FAT16, FAT32, ExtFAT, NTFS, NTFS5 on RAID0, RAID1 and RAID5 hard drive partitions. It uses two different types of scanning algos to recover data after format from USB drives in almost all the data loss scenarios. Some of them are listed below:

  • Accidental formatting of your USB drive when it is connected to the computer; may cause loss of critical data stored on it. If you want to recover documents or other data from external hard drive after erasing, use this link: www.recoverformatted.com/documents-after-erasing-portable-hard-drive.html.
  • Due to corruption of USB drive in some instances, data becomes inaccessible and you are forced to format the drive, so important data will be lost.
  • Virus intrusion on USB drives another reason for inaccessible data and loss of the same.
  • Errors encountered during file system conversion may lead to data loss.

You can restore deleted files from formatted drive in many critical scenarios. Using this application, you can preview the recovered data before saving it and you can also save the recovery session to avoid further scanning process of the same data in future. This software also works on Mac OS to recover Mac volumes after format.

NOTE: Make use of this link http://www.recoverformatted.com/gpt-partition.html to know how to recover files from formatted GPT partition in a very simple and easy way.

Steps to Recover Formatted USB Drive:

Step 1: Install the trial version of Formatted Recovery software and launch it using desktop icon. You will get a Main Screen with three options as shown in Fig a

Recover Formatted USB Drive - Main Screen

Fig a: Main Screen

Step 2: Select "Recover Drives". Since we have to recover formatted USB drive, click on "Formatted/Re-Formatted Recovery". Now the software will check for the formatted partitions and display the list of logical drives as shown in fig b

Recover USB Drive - Select USB Drive

Fig b: Select USB Drive

Step 3: Select the USB drive from which you want to recover the files and click on "Next". You will get a window with different of types of files that can be recovered as shown in fig c. Select the file types that you wish to recover and click "Next"

Recover Formatted External Drive - Select File Types Screen

Fig c: Select File Types Screen

Step 4: The software scans the selected partition for specified file type and display the list of recovered file. Select the file and click on "Preview" option and view the recovered file as shown in fig d. If you are satisfied with the recovered results, activate the software and restore recovered files to desired location

Formatted USB Drive Recovery - View Recovered Data

Fig d: View Recovered Data

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