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Know Best Method to Restore Data from  External HDD after Format Error

Generally, most of the users face error like “Disk not formatted and do you want to format it now?“, when external hard drive is connected to the computer. This may happen due to severe virus attack, presence of bad sectors, etc. on external hard drive. In such a situation most of the users will go for formatting option as soon as they get format error and lose entire data from external hard drive. The pain of losing important data cannot be compared to anything else. After losing crucial files from external hard drive, most of the users think that it is impossible to restore files from external hard drive after format error and become frustrated.

Well, no need to become frustrated because you can easily recover external hard drive data after format error with the easy implementation of this Data Recovery after Format software on your computer or laptop. This software comes out with outstanding scanning algorithms which enables you to preview all the recoverable files in the demo version itself. It even provides you the option “Save Recovery Session” using which you can save the entire recovery process in the demo version only. So that, once you purchase this software, you don’t have to rescan your external hard drive and directly you can resume with the saved recovery session with the help of “Open Recovery Session” option.

Common reasons behind external hard drive format error:

  • File System Corruption: When the file system of your external hard drive gets corrupted, you will encounter error message like “Disk not formatted, Do you want to format it now?”, “sector not found”, etc. These error messages indicate that the file system of your external hard drive is corrupted. In such a situation, you will not get access to the files saved in your external hard drive. So, you might format your external hard drive which will erase entire data saved in it. In this situation, just make use of this software in order to easily recover external hard drive data after format error.
  • Presence of Bad Sectors: Sometimes, when you plug in your external hard drive, you may get error message like “Disk not formatted, do you want to format it now?” This may occur due to the presence of severe bad sectors on your external hard disk. Bad sectors may be created over your external hard drive due to severe virus and malware programs spread over your external hard drive. In such a circumstance, you may format your external hard drive and lose entire data from it. If you come across this situation, then immediately make use of this software to recover external hard drive data after format error in few easy steps.
  • Improper Usage: You might abruptly eject your external hard disk from the system again and again repeatedly at the time of file transfer process going on between your external hard drive and computer. This may cause severe damage to your external hard disk and you might face format error when you plug it to your system. Frequent power fluctuation, power failure while accessing or transferring files from external hard disk to your computer may also cause severe corruption to it. As a result you might get format error option while you connect it to your system next time. This will provoke you to format it and as a result entire data will be erased.

In order to avoid all the above mentioned problems, it is better to maintain proper backup of all the important files saved in your external hard disk. In case, if you would have failed to keep the backup of files, still no need to worry because you can easily retrieve data after format error from external hard disk with the assistance of this software on your computer. In addition, you can make use of this tool to recover files from formatted external hard disk, corrupted hard drive, etc.

Features of Data Recovery After Format software:

This software has the capability to recover data from different brands of external hard disks such as Seagate, Western Digital, Samsung, Iomega, etc. It can recover over more than 300 types of files which include PPT files, Word documents, PDF files, games, image files, music files, videos, application files, etc. You can easily recover external hard drive data after format error using this software on all the latest versions of Mac and Windows operating systems which include Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003, Window2s XP, etc. You can even use this tool to recover data from formatted pen drive, SD card, USB flash drive, etc. It supports data recovery from external hard drive after format error from SATA, IDE, PATA and SCSI types of hard drives. This tool can even recover data from flash drives of different brands like Lexar, Transcend, SanDisk, Kingston, Sony, etc. With the help of this utility, you can also recover files after system restore Windows 10 by following few simple mouse clicks. To know more, check this page: http://www.datarecoveryafterformat.com/recover-files-after-system-restore-windows-10.html

Steps to recover data after format error from external hard disk:

Step 1: Install and launch this application on your computer to open it's main screen. Select “Recover Drives” option from main screen then click on “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option.

Recover External Hard Drive Data after Format Error - Main Screen

Fig A: Main Screen

Step 2: In this step, select your external hard drive to restore data and click on Next to start scanning process.

Recover External Hard Drive Data after Format Error - Select External Hard Drive

Fig B: Select External Hard Drive

Step 3: Once the scanning is completed, it will display recovered files in "File Type View". Use preview option to view recovered files.

Recover External Hard Drive Data after Format Error - Restored Files

Fig C: Restored Files

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