Recover data from a reformatted hard drive
When a hard disk or a partition is formatted, the complete data present in that partition or drive is erased. Hard drives can be partitioned based on Windows file system like FAT and NTFS. NTFS (New Technology File System) is advanced and secure file system as compared to FAT (File Allocation Table) file system. When the hard drive or partition is formatted and the file system is changed to FAT to NTFS, the process is called reformatting the hard drive or partition. When the hard drive is reformatted, files and other data present in the drive will be deleted completely and the file system will also be changed.
In such scenarios, do not think that data is lost forever. Lost data even from a reformatted hard drive or partition can be recovered using Remo Recover an award winning hard drive recovery software. This software can help in restoring deleted or lost files from reformatted hard drives, external hard drives, pen drives, etc. The software has simple yet systematic instructions that require minimum knowledge about computers to install and recover data.
One of the most easiest and safest ways to recover files from reformatted hard drive is by using Remo Recover (Windows) – Pro Edition software. Follow the simple steps given below to recover data from reformatted drive:
Step 1: Download and install free trial version of Remo Recover (Windows). Launch the software either by double clicking on the shortcut icon or from program files. The main window appears and now select "Recover Partitions / Drives"as shown in .
Step 4: Once scanning process is finished, the recovered data will be displayed in “Data View” or “File Type View” options as shown in . Preview the recovered data can be done prior to saving process using “Preview” option as shown in .
Step 6: If you are completely satisfied with the recovery results, you can purchase the software online. Later, you can activate the software, load the previously saved scanned information using “Open Recovery Session” option and click on “Next” as shown in .
Step 7: Once you click on “Next”, you are provided with an option to save the recovered data either on a drive or on CD / DVD as shown in . Recovered data can also be compressed before saving, in order to save the disk space.
If you want to recover data from reformatted volumes on Mac OS X you can use Remo Recover (Mac) software
Formatted Data Recovery
Formatting a drive will wipe all your data. So after formatting the entire drive will be as new. If you have formatted accidentally and would like to recover the data then you will have to act fast and at the same time take a few precautions. Read this article to understand how to perform data recovery after formatting.
Recover Files from a FAT32 Hard Drive
FAT32 file system is very common in external USB drives and other removable storage media like memory cards, SD cards, etc. FAT16 file system is very rare and come in some pre-formatted USB drives of small capacity. When you delete files off a FAT 32 formatted external hard drive and later you would want to recover them, then use Remo Recover and read this article to understand instructions on how to recover files from a FAT32 file system.
Recover Files from Formatted NTFS Partition
NTFS file system is very popularly used due to its speed and efficiency. Most of the partitions that we create on our computer or laptop hard drive are usually NTFS partitions. If you delete a partition or format it and later realize that it was a mistake and would like to restore back the data which you lost, you can do so by using a file recovery tool. Read this tutorial to understand how to recover files after formatting a NTFS partition or drive.
Partially Formatted Hard Drive
If you format one drive instead of formatting another and when the formatting process starts you realize that you are not formatting the drive which you intended to format and you end up terminating the formatting process in between, this will lead to a partially formatted drive or partition. You can recover data from these partially formatted cases easily, provided you take a few precautions and understand the process listed on this page.
Recover Lost Photos after System Restore
System restoration is a process whereby you take the device back to its factory setting. This can be like a reset in a digital camera or like running a restore CD on your laptop. When you reset or restore to factory settings all the data present on that device will be lost. So, if its a digital camera all the pictures on the internal camera memory would be lost and to recover those you can follow the process listed here.