Computer's HDD can be partitioned into different drives and these drives need to be formatted with a File System. The File System helps you to maintain files on the drive. It keeps the record of the files and folders. It will be having the information about those data like the operations that can be performed on it and accessibility to the users. The Operating System refers to the information on the File System and operates the files and folders accordingly. Generally format is a process of removing all the record of data from the File System of the drive. You should format the hard drive periodically to detect the bad sectors and avoid storing data in that storage area. This prevents the data damage or loss on the drives.
You can also perform format on the drives of the computer or any external drive like external hard drive, flash drive, iPod, memory card, etc. to remove all the files at a stretch and hence removing any virus infected files if any. You should take the backup of the drive which is to be formatted in order to avoid any important data loss. Sometimes, you might format the drives accidentally and won’t be having another copy of the files. What can be done in such situations? Have you lost the files forever? Obviously not… It is possible to recover data from formatted disk using recovery software. Windows Partition Recovery Software helps you to get back data from Windows partition effectively.
You might be wondering, how is it possible to recover data from formatted disk? When the drive is formatted, all the files will be deleted and disappeared from the user interface of the computer. The pointer to the files will be removed. But the files will be still present on the physical device drive. This can be read and displayed by the recovery software. Make sure that the files are not overwritten by new files on the storage drive. To do this, you should not start saving data onto the drive after formatting.
There are few more scenarios in which the drives can be formatted. At times you might need to change the File System on the storage drives and hence formatting the drive with new File System. You might need to reinstall the Operating System sometimes. Then also the drives will be formatted. If you have missed any important files then you can recover those using the recovery software. This software helps users to recover quick formatted NTFS partition data safely with accuracy.
The Partition Recovery Software helps you to recover data from formatted disk. The software has lots of advantageous features like simple user interface, free demo version, zipping recovered files, saving recovery session and so on. You can even recover deleted partition from external hard drive on the computer using the software. The software supports data recovery from FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS and NTFS5 File Systems on the computer. The software supports Operating System on Windows like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and the latest Windows 8 also. To know more about the Windows 8 partition recovery click here.
1: Download and install the Partition Recovery Software on the computer. Run the software and select "Recover Drives". Then select "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" from the next page.
Figure 1: Select Recover Drives
2: Select the formatted drive and click on "Next" to recover the files from it. The software starts scanning the drive.
Figure 2: Select Drive
3: Once the scanning process is done, you could see the list of files displayed on the screen. You can preview these files and save them on the computer.
Figure 3: Recovered files