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Data Recovery after Quick Format

  • The best utility to restore data from a quick formatted drive
  • Supports various drive file systems- FAT, exFAT, NTFS, HFS, HFSX etc
  • Instantly recovers data and avails them for a preview
  • Built to support all versions of Windows and Mac

Software to Restore Data from the Hard Disk Drive after a Quick Format

You could have quick formatted your Hard Disk Drive for some reasons, let us say to make your hard drive free from virus attacks. Quick formatting can take place accidentally also, but it finally makes your hard drive blank by erasing complete data stored on it. Suddenly you realize that you formatted the hard disk without taking a backup copy of your crucial data stored on the hard drive. But you need some vital files urgently for business usage. What should you do now? You might have probably asked suggestions from your friends and started browsing the internet to find out a suitable solution to recover files from the quick formatted hard drive. No need to worry, you are in right place, the Formatted Drive Recovery utility is the best choice to solve your problem. It has the ability to restore more than 300 file types from HDD that is formatted under any given circumstances.

What happens after quick formatting the Hard Disk Drive?

When the quick format of the hard drive occurs, operating system replaces the existing FAT or MFT file system with a new file table, which destroys the files, folder structure and physical location of the data as well as a directory at the root of the partition. But data will remain intact on HDD until it is overwritten by the new data. Therefore to prevent a permanent loss of files you are suggested not to save any fresh data on to HDD drive after it is quick formatted. Because the data will be lost forever when formatted file space is replaced by the new files. Moreover, hard drives that have been quick formatted by any operating system can be easily recoverable with the assistance of some good data recovery tool like formatted drive recovery software.

Here are a few instances where you might use a quick format for formatting your hard drive:

To Get Rid of Harmful Virus: You normally use some good anti-virus program to scan your hard drive to make it free from the viruses. Sometimes anti-virus program fails to remove the harmful threats from your HDD and in this case you will usually opt for a quick format to erase drive content and get rid of the harmful viruses.

Re-installation of Operating System: During re-installation of the operating system on your PC or when solving some OS related issues, you may quick format your hard drive.  If you lack back up of your formatted files, then it leads to loss of valuable files.

Multiple OS Installation: When you install more than one operating system on the same hard disk, then you need to quick format the hard drive partition on which you are going to install a new operating system. In a hurry, if you select other partition, you end up losing that partition files.

What are the key features of the Formatted Drive Recovery software?

  • This tool is built with powerful algorithms that scan the entire hard drive from which you have lost files after a quick format and allows you to recover data lost from reformatted partitions or repartitioned hard drive under different conditions.
  • This formatted file recovery tool has potential to recover data from the formatted hard disk after reinstallation of OS and performs data recovery on SATA/SCSI/IDE hard drive types.
  • It will allow you to carry out formatted hard drive data recovery to get back lost files from hard drive and you can recover data from deleted or inaccessible partitions on hard drive.
  • Seagate, Samsung, Western Digital, Iomega, SanDisk, Transcend, LaCie, Hitachi etc. are few manufacturers of hard drives supported by this tool.
  • It uses file signature search to uniquely identify each file type and recovers word documents, email archives, presentation files, compressed files, photos, videos, music files, etc that are lost on account of various data loss scenarios from the hard drive.
  • You can even recover files after system restore Windows 10 hard drive partitions which can support any file system like FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS, NTFS5 and exFAT easily.
  • Formatted drive recovery software creates the Disk Image Files to get over the problem of the crashed hard drive due to bad sectors present on it. Later you can easily recover files from a crashed hard drive by utilizing the disk image file.
  • In addition, you can preview recovered files before restoring them onto any storage device and let you to recover data from formatted hard drive on Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003 and Server 2008 operating systems.
  • Using this software, you will be able to recover photos from accidentally formatted Transcend SDHC card, SDXC card, SD card, xD card, memory sticks, MMC memory card types and from various brands of USB flash drives.
  • It will also enable you to perform data recovery from a formatted pen drive after accidental formatting of USB drive on the computer or intentionally formatted to resolve data inaccessibility issues because of corruption and formatting errors.

How Formatted Disk Recovery Software works?

Step 1: Download and launch the Partition Recovery Software. As soon as you launch the application, the main screen is displayed with 3 options. Among those 3 options, select “Recover Partitions/Drives” option to recover files from the hard drive after quick format.

Recover Files from Quick Formatted HDD - Main Screen

Step 2: From next display screen, select "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" option to restore quick formatted hard disk drive. Now, select the hard drive which you have quick formatted.

Recover Files from Quick Formatted HDD - Select Hard Disk Drive

Step 3: After scanning the entire hard drive, this software displays a list of recovered files under "File Type View" on the window. Once the data recovery process is over, preview the data recovered from a quick formatted hard drive.

Recover Files from Quick Formatted HDD - Preview Recovered Data

A few basic tips for avoiding data loss in the future

  • Always take a backup of essential data  before formatting any storage drive
  • Use antivirus programs to avoid data loss due to the virus attacks

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