How to Recover Data from A Formatted Partition

Updated on December 27, 2019

  • Advanced partition recovery software to recover data from formatted partition or entire formatted drive
  • Award winning data and partition recovery software, reviewed by industry experts across the globe.
  • Restore data from FAT / NTFS formatted or reformatted partitions or Mac HFS / HFS+ volumes. Recover selected files or the entire partition / volume.
  • Recover files from partition even after reinstalling Windows or Mac OS X. Or, restore files after changing the file system from FAT to NTFS or vice versa

Formatted partition recovery software to get back all the lost data

It may happen that you wanted to format one partition and accidentally end up selecting a different one. These mistakes are common and we at Remo realize that, to assist you in these situations we have the right tool. Read further..

Have you accidentally formatted your partition? Do you want to recover data from formatted partition? Use Remo Partition Recovery software. It is one of the best software that's available in today's market for formatted partition recovery, it that can recover files from formatted partitions on Windows or Mac Volumes easily.

This software is what you need if you have done any of the listed things below:

  • Accidentally " Quick Format " or performed " Full Format " on your drive
  • Reinstalled Windows along with formatting the main partition
  • Used system restore DVD or CD

Features of Remo Recover software

  • Can recover data from external hard disk
  • Supports recovery of data from formatted NTFS partitions or drives or from HFS Volumes on Mac
  • Retrieve data documents, files, audio & video files, photo files, digital RAW image files etc., from formatted partitions even after reinstalling Windows Operating System or from formatted Volume on Mac OS X
  • Restore data with original directory structure and original file names & paths
  • Recover files after partial format, after reinstalling OS or after performing system restore operation
  • Recover data from FAT32, FAT16, FAT32 to NTFS or NTFS to FAT or HFS+ to HFSX even after they are formatted
  • Preview the recovered data from formatted partitions or drives prior to data restoration
  • Option to compress and save the recovered data on any accessible drive or on a DVD

Scenarios of data loss from formatted partition

  • Accidentally formatting the partition, example: while trying to format "D" drive you may select "F" drive
  • Errors encountered during file system conversion may lead to data loss
  • Data lost when we accidentally format partition or drive while reinstalling operating system.

How to restore data from formatted partition?

Remo Recover is the best in its class software for recovering lost data after various formatting cases. Follow the simple steps given below to recover lost data from formatted or reformatted partitions.

Step 1: Download and install free demo version of Remo Recover (Windows).

Step 2: Launch the software either by double clicking on the short cut icon present on the desktop or from program files menu. Once you launch the software, the main screen appears as shown in Select Recover Partition. Now select "Recover Partitions" option.

Step 3: Now, select the formatted partition or drive from where you want to recover the data and click "Scan"Select the formatted partition.

The software starts scanning the selected partition / drive for formatted dataScan in process for recovering formatted partition.

Step 4: Once the scanning is completed, you can view the recovered data in File Type View or Data View and select the files you want to recover, or simply recover entire formatted partitionView recovered partition data.

You can select "Save Recovery Session" option to save the scanned information which will enable you to come back later and start saving data. This process is not required if you are planning to save data immediately. Once you are satisfied with the recovery results, you can purchase the software online. Now you can activate the software and select "Open Recovery Session" option to load the previously saved scanned information and click “Next”.

Step 5: Once you click "Next", you will get an option to save the recovered data either on a drive or on CD / DVD, as shown in Save recovered data from the formatted partition.

You can also recover data from formatted flash drives by using Remo partition recovery software for USB.

To recover data from formatted Mac volumes in Mac OS X use Remo Recover (Mac) edition

Note: Avoid downloading and installing Remo Recover on the affected hard disk as it may overwrite the lost data resulting in permanent data loss. Instead, you can install the software in another computer, connect the affected hard disk as a slave to that computer and recover the lost data safely.

Supported Storage Device Manufacturers: Acer, Apple, Asus, Buffalo, Compaq, Dell, Fujitsu, Gigabyte, Hitachi , HP, IBM, Imation, iOmega, Iosafe, Kingston, LaCie, Lenovo, Maxtor, Quantum, Samsung, SanDisk, Seagate, Sony, Toshiba, Transcend, Western Digital.

Supported Devices: Hard Disk Drives (HDD) - IDE, SATA, SCSI, ATA, PATA, SSD, External USB removable drives

Related Information

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Undelete Files from Hard Drive
Under any normal deleted operation on Windows will take the file to the Recycle bin, if the recycle bin has a size limitation and can't hold a specified file size, then that file will bypass the recycle bin making it lost or permanently deleted, also the files may be permanently deleted by emptying the recycle bin or it can bypass recycle bin if you use " Shift + Delete " keys to delete. This can be the case in Mac too except that Recycle Bin in Mac is called as the Trash Can. If you want to perform data recovery from hard drive, the process is called Undelete, read in this section how to undelete files deleted from your hard drive.

Recover Data after Disk Boot Failure
" Disk Boot Failure " is an error message you will hate seeing. This message means that the your hard drive's initial booting information has become corrupted or is missing some critical system files. The data now is inaccessible. To recover data under this scenario, we recommend you to read this article.

Data Recovery after Reformat
Have you changed the format of your hard drive from FAT to NTFS? Obviously the data which was on this FAT file system format will not be available now as NTFS would have specified a new structure to that data and the old data would not be accessible and will be seen by your computer as a space available for overwriting. All this may sound technical, but to recover data from these scenarios isn't that technical using Remo Recover. Read further here and explore how simple it is to use the software and to recover the data you though you lost.

Mac Partition Recovery
Disk Utility in Mac is the native tool available to manage partitions on a Mac. However, the simplicity and UI aspects of the software may cause accidental removal of a volume on Mac. Once, you have removed a partition and saved the changes, the partition will become completely inaccessible. Remo Recover Mac can still be able to recover data from such volumes and from other case scenarios where partitions are either deleted or suddenly goes missing from Mac.

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