Recover deleted files from formatted hard drive
Hard drives are used to store files, folders and other important data. The files may include office documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, etc. These files would be of great importance to us. Sometimes, you may format the hard drive, resulting in deletion or loss of your office files and other documents. There are many reasons, which lead to formatting the hard drive or a partition. Some of the most prominent reasons are, formatting the drive while reinstalling the operating system, accidentally formatting a different drive while trying to format another drive, formatting the drive when it becomes corrupt, etc.
When files get deleted after formatting the hard drive, do not think that they are lost forever. The best way to recover files after format is by using File Recovery software. The software can recover deleted files from formatted / reformatted / repartitioned hard drives. It supports file recovery from external hard drive, memory cards, pen drives, USB drives, etc. that are formatted/reformatted. You can also use this software to recover deleted files from Seagate hard drive along with other hard disk drive brands.
Please follow the simple steps given below to retrieve and restore lost files from formatted NTFS partition:
Step 1: Download and install demo version of File Recovery in a healthy computer. Then connect the formatted hard drive as a slave to the healthy computer and launch File Recovery software by double clicking on the shortcut icon. The main window appears as shown in figure below. Now select “Recover Files” option
Step 2: Then the software displays another window, from which you need to select “Recover Lost Files” option as shown in the figure below
Step 3: Then the software displays all the connected physical drives to the computer. Select the formatted drive and click “Next” as show in figure below. Then the software gives you an option to select the file type, you can select it or skip this option
Step 4: After selecting the file types, the software scans the entire formatted hard drive and recovered deleted files. The recovered files will be displayed in an hierarchical manner as shown in figure below
Step 5: You can even preview the recovered files. Once you are completely satisfied with the recovery results, you can purchase the software and save recovered data on a CD/DVD or any other storage medium as shown in figure below
NOTE: If you are not able to recover files using File Recovery , please download and install File Recovery edition and perform the recovery process.