Prior to storing files, it is mandatory to format the hard drive in order to divide the storage space into multiple tracks, sectors and clusters to install the file system. There are times in which hard drive becomes inaccessible due to file system errors, virus infection, hard drive crash and many others, which will force Windows users to re-format the hard drive. the hard drive deletes all the files and converts the file system from FAT to NTFS.
Sometimes formatting hard drive leads to data loss, which might be due to formatting the wrong drive or formatting without taking backup of files. In case if you have lost important files stored your Windows hard drive due to formatting, no need to worry, because formatted hard drive recovery is no more complex as before. You can restore files after format with the help of data recovery tool. With the aid of appropriate data recovery software it is very simple to undelete files from hard drive even after formatting or re-formatting.
One such advanced Windows data recovery utility which facilitates you to retrieve files from formatted hard drive is File Recovery application. Using this tool, you can get back all your deleted or lost files from Windows hard drive along with the hierarchy of files stored. Apart from hard drive, this tool also facilitates you to recover data from external hard drive, memory cards and USB drives. The software also allows you to perform recovery of deleted files from laptop hard drive and restore all the deleted or lost data from corrupt or damaged Samsung laptop drives with ease.
Simple steps for file retrieval from formatted hard disk:
- Install and launch the demo version of Windows File Recovery either by double clicking on the desktop icon or from . A welcome window appears, then select “Recover Files” option as shown in fig below.
- Then select “Recover Partitions / Drives“. Since we have to recover formatted hard drive, click on “Formatted / Recovery“. Now the software will display the available drives as shown in fig below.
- Select the drive from which you want to recover files and click on “Next“. You will be asked to select the type of files which you wish to recover or select “Skip” to skip this step, as shown in fig below.
- Select the type of files which you want to recover and click “Next“. Now the software scans the selected drive for specified of files and displays the list of recovered files as shown in fig below.
Using “Data Type View“, select a file and click on “Preview“. If you are satisfied with the recovered results save the recovery session and activate the software. Once you buy the full version, reload the saved recovery session and restore the recovered files to .