How to Recover Data After Disk Not Formatted Error

Updated on February 12, 2020

“Disk is not Formatted"- a typical error prevents the user from accessing the storage drive. But, it doesn’t call for an immediate formatting. Instead, recover your data from the drive showing disk not formatted error first, then try to repair the erroneous drive. Download the free Remo Hard Drive Recovery tool to extract all your data from the hard drive after disk not formatted error…

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Drive Not Formatted Error…

"Disk in the drive is not formatted, Do you want to format it now?" Most of the computer users have come across this error message when tried to access the drive when it is corrupted or turned into RAW due to several reasons. Severe virus or malware attacks, or just abrupt shutdown of the system due to power failure, file system corruption, etc. can cause such problem.

Usually, we encounter such error message when the drive is corrupted severely, and in such situations we are denied from accessing the files stored in the affected drive. Untill we format the drive, we won't be able to access or re-use the drive again. In such circumstances, most of the users Opt for formatting the drive that lead to huge data loss.

If no backup of the files are found, then you will be in great trouble. Before formatting the affected disk drive, preserve or recover your data from the drive with reliable data recovery software. Remo Hard Drive Recovery is one such reliable and trusted tool to recover data from disk after not formatted error.

As soon as encountering this error many users may format the disk. After formatting the disk, perform the data recovery process as early as possible in order to increase the chances of retrieving data with the help of any data restoration utilities. You can recover files from formatted drive with the help of finest formatted data recovery tool- Remo Recover.

Remo Hard Drive Recovery to Recover Data after Disk Not Formatted Error:

Remo Recover is recognized as the effective tool to retrieve data from disks that are facing the error warning “Disk not formatted” without any difficulty. This software encloses well built-in highly advanced data recovery algorithms that perform deep scanning of formatted data. It supports to recover deleted or lost data after various format errors and works with 100% success rate. It is highly compatible with all major Windows Operating System like Windows 2000, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

Remo Recover software is quick enough to recover data from a formatted drive or disks facing format errors in just a couple of minutes. You can even make use of this data recovery software to recover data from formatted hard drive partitions, external hard drives, USB drives, SD cards, memory cards, and more storage devices throwing “disk not formatted” error without formatting the drive.


Step-by-Step Instructions to Recover Data after Disk Not Formatted Error:

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover software on your computer and select Recover Partitions option from the main screen. Connect the drive using a USB cable if you want to restore data from an external storage device.

Disk Not Formatted Recovery - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Then, select drive which is showing disk not formatted error and click Scan button to begin the data recovery process.

Disk Not Formatted Recovery - Scanning

Figure B: Select Drive and Scan

Step 3: Once the scanning process is completed, you can view a list of recovered data in views File Type View and Data View. Preview your recovered files.

Disk Not Formatted Recovery - List of Recovered Data

Figure C: List of Recovered Data

Step 4: Finally, you can save the recovery session for future use, to avoid re-scanning of the drive. Activate the software and save the recovered data.

Disk Not Formatted Recovery - Save Recovery Session

Figure D: Save Recovery Session

Benefits of Using Remo Recover Software:

  • Helps you to recover data from RAID0, RAID1 and RAID5 array
  • The advanced recovery tool is smart enough to recover a formatted hard drive with folder structure without causing any disturbance
  • Provides preview option to view recovered data prior to data restoration
  • “Save Recovery Session” option enables you to avoid rescanning of the drive after purchasing the tool; saves your time
  • Supports to recover data from hard drives, flash drives, USB flash drives, etc. without any difficulty
  • Potent in recovering data from RAW drives, inaccessible drives, corrupt, or unrecognized disks,
  • Offers a free download edition; even Mac OS X compatible version is available
  • Provides excellent technical assistance for the product as well as recovery process round the clock absolutely at free of cost

Typical Scenarios Lead to Disk Not Formatted Error:

  • Using the same flash storage mediums on different devices will lead to disk format error and causes data loss
  • File system corruption of a logical drive will result in disk need to be formatted error and severe data loss
  • If MBR (Master Boot Record) of the drive gets corrupted it might cause disk format error
  • In case your USB drive is infected by harmful viruses, then if you connect an external USB drive to PC it may throw various disk format errors
  • Other reasons may include software conflicts, hardware malfunctioning, improper handling of devices, etc. which causes loss of crucial data through disk need to be formatted error

Safety Measures to take around Disk not formatted error:

  • Install good antivirus software to secure your storage devices from harmful virus infections, that leads to format errors
  • Avoid improper handling of devices and installation of unreliable third-party applications to prevent data loss
  • Soon after encountering the error “disk need to be formatted” perform recovery of your important data using reliable data recovery tool rather than formatting the drive directly
  • Avoid usage of same flash storage drives in different computers/devices as it may cause disk format error