Recover Data from Formatted USB Hard Drive

The smartest way to restore formatted USB hard disk data!

Most of the users own a USB hard drive for saving valuable data such as video clips, HD movies, pictures, project reports, application setup, songs, PDF files, and other documents. We all prefer the external storage drive because it offers great storage capacity and durability. Additionally, these drives are portable and serve useful in transferring data between systems or to hold the data backup. However, like other storage devices, USB hard drive is also not completely secure from various unexpected data loss disasters. Often users mistakenly format the removable USB drive and lose all the data saved on it.

General scenarios where users format the USB hard drive-

  • Users unintendedly choose to format the USB drive while in an attempt to format some other drive connected to the system
  • Ejecting the USB hard drive abruptly without following safe remove guidelines will corrupt the USB drive. You may receive format error when connected to the system again. Anyhow if you proceed with to format the USB drive format error, the entire drive files will be wiped.
  • Viruses, malware, and other malicious threats can also cause issues in accessing the USB drive files. It would also give rise to format errors
  • USB file system corruption and bad sectors are also accountable for formatting the removable USB drive

You can easily unformat the USB drive data

The USB drive files after format operation are not immediately wiped from its location. Though the drive appears empty the files reside in the same storage space but will be marked as free to save new files. If you start saving/adding new files, the data will be lost permanently. If not. by utilizing eminent tools like Recover Formatted, you can effortlessly regain the formatted USB drive data.

Recover Formatted – An ultimate solution to restore formatted USB hard drive data!

To achieve successful restoration of formatted USB drive files, one can simply rely on the Formatted Restoration Software. It is a trusted utility empowered with a powerful scanning engine to identify and retrieve files from formatted pen drives of various brands. The software has an amazing capability to restore data from drives that got formatted, lost, deleted, corrupted, or inaccessible.

Recover Formatted is a read-only software that gets off USB drive files without affecting the original file structure or the content. This tool is also suited to revive files from SSD drives, flash drives, memory sticks, iPods, internal/external hard drives, etc. You can even use this recovery software to restore data from external hard drive after format error has occurred. Furthermore, this app is fully compatible with all editions of Windows and Macintosh OS platforms.

Steps to restore formatted USB hard drive

Step 1: Install the Recover Formatted software on your computer.

Step 2: Attach the formatted USB drive and choose the Recover Partitions option.

Step 3: Click on the Scan button after choosing the respective USB drive on the list of available drives.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The progress of USB drive restoration will be displayed on the screen.

Scanning in Progress

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: Check for the restored files under Data View and File Type View panes.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of the Restored Files

Step 6: Now you can preview any of the file items from the recovery results.

Preview Recovered Data

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: Specify an appropriate folder location to save the unformatted USB drive data.

Saving Recovered Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered USB Drive Data

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