Recover FAT Partition

  • Easily recover data from FAT partition - Supports FAT16 and FAT32 formats
  • Recover FAT data from formatted, reformatted partitions or repartitioned drives
  • Recover FAT partition from hard drives, memory cards, USB external drives and iPods
  • Also, supports recovery of data from NTFS and ExFAT formatted drives / partitions
  • 5 Star rated by several industry experts and download sites

FAT32 Partition Recovery Software

FAT is a very popular and commonly used file system on removable storage devices like USB pen drives, external hard drives, memory cards, iPod etc.

Did you accidentally delete your FAT partition? Are you looking for FAT Data Recovery Software? Remo Recover (Windows) is comprehensive NTFS & FAT recovery software with which you can recover files that are deleted or lost from a FAT formatted partition. It helps you in recovering data from formatted, reformatted FAT partitions on Windows.


  • Restore data from deleted and lost FAT16, FAT32 or ExFAT partitions
  • Get important data back from formatted FAT partitions even after reinstalling Windows
  • Recover files which are either deleted or missing due to partitioning errors from FAT formatted disks
  • Identifies and recovers all file types including office files, photos, audio, video and other important file types based on their unique signatures with ease
  • You can sort the recovered data on the basis of name, date, size and file type
  • Supports recovery of data from hard drives (SATA / SCSI / IDE / SSD etc.), flash memory cards (SD, XD, SDHC, SDXC, microSD, MMC, Memory Stick etc.), USB external drives, FireWire drives and iPod
  • Recover data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 formatted partitions or drives. Even, it helps to restore data from exFAT volumes in few mouse clicks.
  • You can preview recovered files prior to data restoration

Common data loss scenarios from FAT formatted partition

Accidental deletion: Accidentally deleting FAT partitions by using fdisk / Windows Disk Management tool or some other third party utilities may lead to partition loss. Even trying to reallocate free space among partitions may lead to the deletion of existing FAT partition.

Accidental formatting: Most of the memory cards and USB drives use FAT file system, these storage devices may be accidentally formatted or reformatted resulting in data loss.

Partition corruption: While trying to make dual or multi OS boot installation, partition information may get corrupt causing partition & data loss

Partitioning errors: You may encounter partitioning errors while trying to create new partitions using third party partitioning utilities.

System Restore CD: Partition getting recreated or reformatted when system restore CD supplied by computer vendors is used.

Corrupted or damaged partition table: Improper shut down or power failure or ejecting external drives without closing any read / write sessions may corrupt partition table information.

Process: How to recover deleted FAT32 partition?

Note: Do not download & install Remo Recover (Windows) software or save the recovered data to the same partition or drive from where you want to recover data, as this may overwrite lost data and lead to permanent data loss.

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

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

Supported Operating Systems: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

Related Information

Formatted Data Recovery
When you format a drive, you actually clean the drive and make a fresh installation of the file system. When this happens all the data that was on earlier format will be lost. If you have done this accidentally and would like to recover data, then we recommend you to read this section and understand the process of data recovery from formatted drives.

Recover Mac Files from USB Drive
Just like in Windows, many Mac users also use external storage devices like external hard drives, memory cards, SD Cards, USB drives. Most of the USB drives either used on Windows or Mac come pre-loaded with FAT file system, even iPods come with FAT file system. If you want to recover files, lost from your USB drive using you Mac, then you need to use Remo Recover Mac and follow the process list on this page.

Recover Deleted Files from External Hard Drive
Deleting a file from External drive will momentarily move the file to the recycle bin, once you disconnect the external drive from your laptop that file from the recycle bin will also be lost as it will lose reference to its restore point. Remo Recover has been designed to scan and find deleted files. Read this page for a detailed tutorial on how to recover deleted files that were deleted from your external drive.

Undelete Files from Hard Drive
If you deleted files they go to recycle bin, after you empty the recycle bin the files will be lost forever, you can even permanently delete files using Shift and Delete keys and the files will bypass recycle bin. The process to recover these deleted files back is called " Undelete ". If you want to know how to undelete files that are deleted from your hard drive, then read this page for instructions.

USB Data Recovery
External USB drives comes in all sizes, there are small pen shaped drive, called the pen drives or thumb drives which contain flash memory inside it and there are large USB drives which contain high capacity laptop hard drives in them or SSD drives. These USB drives usually come loaded with FAT format. Incase there is data loss and you would like to recover data from a USB, then we at Remo recommend you to read this page and understand the process.

See also:

Recover lost data from Fat 32 file system of your Windows XP OS

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