Recovering Files After Format

  • Advanced file recovery software to recover files after formatting
  • Ensures safe recovery of files after format or reinstalling Windows & Mac
  • Recovering files after formatting hard drive, memory card, External USB drive
  • Supports recovery after Quick format or full format
  • An award winning utility, highly rated and reviewed by industry experts

Formatted your drive without backup? - Learn How to get back files after formatting

I don’t have a habit of taking backup of my data regularly. Eventually, I lost a good volume of important data when I was reinstalling Windows Operating System on my computer, and accidentally formatted the USB drive instead of the internal hard drive. These data consisted of well-cherished memories including photos and videos of my beloved sisters first wedding anniversary and a lost of mp3 files and music videos collected over the years. Is there a way to get back the data? Or did I permanently lose them? I am really confused and worried

Do not worry. There’s a very simple way out. Use Remo Recover, which is a powerful software, which can help in recovering files after formatting your hard drive, external drive and all other storage devices, and also after reinstalling Windows operating system.This software is compatible with latest Microsoft Windows 8, and also Mac operating systems, and is packed with a great set of features, which makes it the perfect choice.

Best features of the software

Remo Recover (Windows)

  • Recover files after formatting or re-installing Windows on your hard drive
  • Recover partition data, which are deleted / lost due to errors while partitioning
  • Restore files after performing quick format or full format
  • Retrieve files after formatting RAID0, RAID1 and RAID5 partitions
  • Capable of retrieving files after formatting partitions / drives

Remo Recover (Mac)

  • In-built advanced scanning engines helps to restore files after formatting Mac volumes
  • Recover files from missing / deleted Mac volumes
  • Recover files from volumes that fail to mount
  • Recover files from hard drives, flash memory cards, USB external drives, FireWire Drives, and iPods
  • Universal binary application, supports both Intel and PowerPC Mac hardware
  • Recover files from HFS+, HFSX formatted Mac volumes

Common scenarios of formatting which you face

Accidental formatting: Accidental formatting of hard drive, memory card, external hard drives, USB drives will lead to data loss

Formatting partitions: Formatting your drive while re-installing operating system without taking backup of your important data may result in data loss from existing partitions

Follow below mentioned steps to perform data recovery after format:

Step 1:  Download and install the free demo version of Remo Recover Windows

Step 2: Main screen appears as shown in Image 1. Select "Recover Files" option from the main screen, refer Image 2

Step 3: Select "Recover Lost Files" option to recover files after format, refer Image 3

Step 4: Select the logical drive from which you need to recover deleted files and click "Next", refer Image 4

Step 5: If you want to perform an additional search, select the appropriate file type else you can skip this process to continue with normal recovery process, refer image 5

Step 6:  Once the scanning process is completed, the recovered data will be displayed in "Data View" or you can also view in "File Type View" refer Image 6

Step 7:  Now, to evaluate the recovery results you can instantly "Preview" recovered files refer Image 7

Step 8:  Once if you are satisfied with the recovery results use "Save Recovery Session" option to save the displayed information, this option ensures that you need not rescan your hard drive

Step 9: To continue with saving process you need to purchase the software, activate and use "Open Recovery Session" option to load previously scanned information and continue with saving process, you will get an option to save the recovered data either on a drive or on CD / DVD refer to Image 8

If you want to restore files after format from Mac OS X volumes use Remo Recover (Mac) software

Note: Avoid downloading or installing any applications or programs on the drive / partition from which files are deleted or lost, it may overwrite the lost / deleted files by saving new files.

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