How to Recover Files from Formatted Drive?
Hard disk drives are mainly used to store data like files, folders, documents, worksheets, audio & video files, photo files, etc. There are different types of hard drives like SATA / IDE / SCSI / ATA. Files present in these hard drives are vulnerable to deletion, mistaken format, corruptions or virus attack. When the file or file system gets corrupted due to virus or malware attack or due to any known reasons, you generally format the drive or partition so that the drive is usable.
When a drive or partition is formatted, files present in them would be deleted completely. Sometimes, you may forget to take a backup of the drive and format it resulting in loss of important files and folders from the drive. You may even accidentally format the drive while trying to format a different drive, which may lead to loss of files. No matter what the reason for deletion of files from the drive is, whether it is accidental formatting or file system corruption, Windows File Recovery Tool is the perfect Windows formatted file recovery software that can easily recover and restore deleted files from hard disk drives. You can use this software to recover hard drive file from different types of hard drives such as SATA, SCSI, IDE, PATA, etc. in a few simple steps. You can even use Windows File Recovery software to recover hard drive files that are formatted or corrupted under various scenarios. This hard drive data recovery software, which is also known as Windows File Recovery tool recovers more than 300 types of files from a formatted hard drive. It is capable of recovering video files from deleted or lost from Windows 7 system hard drive partition with utmost ease. Data from several brands like Iomega, Toshiba, Western Digital, Seagate, etc can be recovered with the help of this tool.
Simple steps to recover files after format
Step 1: Get the Windows File Recovery software installed on your computer. Choose Recover Files option that is displayed on the main screen.
Step 2: If the data is to be retrieved from an external drive then make sure you have connected the device to the system. Now, from the list of logical drives choose the drive that is formatted.
Step 3: Press on the Scan button and continue.
Step 4: Wait until the scan on the formatted drive is complete.
Step 5: The file items in the list can be previewed with a right-click.
Step 6: Browse a storage location to Save the recovered files.