Recover Formatted File


How to Recover Files from Formatted CF Card?

Compact Flash cards are the memory cards that use flash memory to store the files & folders and are widely used in different multimedia devices including digital camera & camcorders. Very often, flash card users are encountered with an error “Drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now”, when they try to access the card. Such errors occur when your flash card gets corrupted or severely damaged. To access the flash card in such instances, you are left with only an option of formatting the card. When the users format their flash card, entire data stored on it will get deleted and you are left with a flash card without any files on it. So, in order to restore formatted files, you have to make use of our formatted file recovery software that has won several accolades in the recovery industry for its efficient scanning & recovery techniques.

The recovery software can recover files from formatted CF card, SD card, XD card, MultiMedia card, Memory Stick, etc that are used in mobile phones, music players, digital cameras, camcorders, professional DSLRs and many other multimedia devices. It supports the NTFS file system on your flash card and can easily recover files from formatted NTFS partitions & also the FAT partitions. The software is compatible with both Windows & Mac operating system and can restore deleted files from formatted drive and also from CF card in different formatting scenarios.

As mentioned previously, this software can perform the file recovery when you format the card to get rid of the corruption that occurs due to virus attack on the flash card. Sometimes, while trying to format some other partition on your hard drive, you may accidentally format the flash card connected to your personal computer. This also results in a huge loss of files & folders from your flash card. It not only restore the files that were present on the card before format, it can also recover accidentally deleted files from formatted partitions, which you might have deleted from the flash card using “Shift+Delete” option or by normal deletion. The software also supports the recovery of files that were lost due to virus infection or some other system related problems.

Simple deletion or formatting will never erase the stored data permanently from the Compact flash card. It just marks the file as deleted and set the particular space free to store new files. But, the actual data remains intact until it gets overwritten with new files. In addition to this, improper ejection of the Compact flash card also causes data loss to the users. In this situation make use of this application to recover files from Compact flash card. With the help of this application you can even recover data from formatted Seagate hard drive along with other brands of hard drive such as Toshiba, Hitachi, Western Digital and many more.

The advanced feature of this formatted file recovery tool is its capability to recover several file types, which is not guaranteed by many third-party softwares available over the internet. The software can retrieve PDF files from formatted disks and also the other files such as text documents, spreadsheets, music files, various types of photos, video files, etc to name a few. The usage of this tool is not only applicable on a CF card, it can also restore files from formatted Seagate hard disk, external hard drive, USB drives, FireWire drives & some other storage devices.

So, if you are stuck in same situation of data loss and wish to recover files from formatted cf card, then you can rely upon this tool without any hesitation, as it is highly efficient tool to perform complete recovery of files  from the formatted chip. This recovery software facilitates you to preview the recovered files before saving to a healthy location on your computer hard drive. It supports file recovery on a wide range of CF cards including SanDisk, Kingston, Transcend, Lexar, Verbatim, etc.

Easy steps to Recover Files from Formatted CF Card:

Step a: On the main software interface, select “Recover Drives”, as illustrated in Fig a. Then, select “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option.

Recover Files from Formatted CF Card - Recover Partitions/Drives

Fig a: Recover Partitions/Drives

Step b: A list of drives detected by the software is displayed, as shown in Fig b. Select your CF card from the list and click “Next”.

Recover Formatted CF Card - Select CF Card

Fig b: Select CF Card

Step c: Choose the file types from the list, which are to be recovered, and click “Next” as illustrated in Fig c.

Formatted CF Card Recovery - Choose File Types

Fig c: Choose File Types

Step d: Once the software accomplishes the scanning process, a list of recovered files gets displayed that can be viewed using either “File Type view” or “Data view” option. You can also use “Preview” option to preview the retrieved file, as shown in Fig d.

Recover Files from Formatted CF Card - Preview Recovered Data

Fig d: Preview Recovered Data

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