Recover Formatted Hard Drive


File Recovery from Formatted Seagate Hard Disk

Most of the users across the world worry about how to restore files from formatted Seagate hard disk. It is not a big problem, you can easily recover all your lost files at your finger tips with the help of hard drive file recovery software. It is the most effective and easiest way to restore files from formatted hard disk drive. Since this application is developed with simple interactive user interface, you can restore your data with the absence of complications. You can run this application on both Mac and Windows based computers to perform formatted Segate hard drive data recovery. Using this software, it is also possible to retrieve files from formatted external hard drive.

There are many reasons for data loss from Seagate hard drive in which formatting is the most common. Formatting is the process by which operating system deletes all data from the logical drives and assigns a file system like FAT or NTFS for proper data management. You might accidentally format your Seagate hard drive while trying to format some other data storage drive and thus lose important files present on the Seagate hard drive. Hence it is always advised to take proper backup before formatting any storage device to avoid data loss. In such data loss situation, you can make use of hard drive recovery software to restore files from formatted hard disk.

Formatting or simple deletion will never erase the stored files and folder permanently from the Seagate hard disk, it just removes the pointers pointing to the stored location of the files and set the particular space free to store new files, but the actual data remains intact until the deleted or lost file is not overwritten with new data. Hard drive recovery software easily recover such data in just a few steps. This hard drive recovery application also facilitates you to restore data from formatted CF card, SD card, XD card, memory sticks, etc without facing any difficulties.

In addition to accidental formatting there are many other reasons that force users to format their Seagate hard drives without taking backup of stored data. Sometimes Seagate hard disk becomes inaccessible due to various reasons like virus infection, file system corruption, hard drive crash, etc. In order to use the Seagate hard disk further, it needs to format, which will delete all the stored files and folders. Irrespective of how you have formatted your Seagate hard drive, hard drive recovery tool facilitates you to restore files from formatted seagate hard disk at your own. Using this tool you can even recover data from other brands of hard drive like Toshiba, Hitachi, Western Digital, ioSafe and many more. This software also supports recovery of files from other external hard drives.

In some cases there are chances that your MBR (Master Boot Record) gets corrupted due to virus or malware infection. MBR is the most critical part of hard drives because it is necessary for proper booting of an operating system. If MBR gets corrupted, then your operating system fails to load. MBR is like an index file to access the stored information from the hard drives, corruption of MBR makes your computer hard drive inaccessible. In such case format is mandatory to solve the issue. As we all know formatting erases all the stored data and reinstall the file system, no need to worry if you end up with losing files due to formatting a Seagate hard drive, stop using the hard drive further and use hard drive recovery software to restore lost files.

Follow some simple steps to restore files from formatted Seagate hard disk drive:

Step 1: On the welcome screen of software interface, Select “Recover Drives”, as shown in Fig 1. Then, Select “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option to recover files from formatted Seagate hard disk.

Restore Files From Formatted Seagate Hard Disk - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: A list of drives detected by the software is displayed on the next window, as shown in Fig 2. Select your Seagate hard disk from the list and click on“Next".

Recover External Hard Disk - Choose Hard Disk

Fig 2: Choose Hard Disk

Step 3: Choose the file types from the list, which are to be recovered, and click “Next” as shown in Fig 3.

Recover Formatted Hard Disk - Select File Signatures

Fig 3: Select File Signatures

Step 4: 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 4.

Recover Seagate Hard Disk - Preview Retrieved Files

Fig 4: Preview Retrieved Files

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