How to Recover Data from Fully Formatted Hard Drive?

Updated on March 04, 2020


The Unformatting Hard Drive Software frpm Remo helps in recovering data from a fully formatted hard disk drive. Get the free download of the Remo Hard Drive Recovery software, and preview the recovered files for free before saving the files. Download and try now for free..!

Get back data from full formatted hard drive...

When you perform a full format or a quick format on your hard disk drive, the operating system removes all the bookkeeping information on the disk, and tests the disk to make sure that all the sectors are reliable & creates the internal address tables that can be used later to locate the information. In other words, when you perform full format on your hard disk drive, the disk space is made free for storing new files. Untill the disk space is not overwritten with new files after formatting, the files lost after full format are recoverable. To perform fully formatted hard drive recovery, you need professional Hard Drive Recovery tool like Remo Recover. To know how, keep reading the article..!

In fact, we format our hard disk drives in several instances. Formatting the hard drive has become quite common in our daily life. Let's see some common scenarios in which we format our hard disk drives.

  • Problem in the Hard Drive: Using the hard disk drive for a long term can result in the slow running of the disk, crashing, and sometimes inaccessible. In such circumstances, we Opt for formatting such hard disk drives to make efficient running of the hard disk that leads to huge data loss.
  • Accidental Formatting: Just selecting the wrong drive and hitting Format button results in complete data loss from the hard drive
  • File System Corruption: When the file system of the hard drive is corrupted, the entire drive becomes inaccessible and prompts us to format the drive before using. In such instance, we are denied from taking the backup of the files. Formatting is the only option left out o such instance that lead to huge data loss
  • Other Instances: Severe malware/virus infection on the disk drive, formation of excessive bad sectors, incomplete formatting, etc. are the other reasons that lead to data loss

Is it possible to recover data from a fully formatted hard drive?

Obviously Yes, you can recover files from fully formatted hard drive, but there are few precautionary measures that one should take care of before going for full format hard drive recovery:

  • Don't save any new files on the hard drive that is formatted and stop its further use. This is because, if the files that were stored on the hard drive before formatting are overwritten with new files, then files recovery from the fully formatted drive becomes highly difficult or almost impossible.
  • Do not perform tasks like formatting, reformatting, repartitioning, etc
  • Immediately recover formatted files before they are overwritten with new files, by utilizing professional data recovery tool

Fully formatted hard drive recovery tool - Remo Recover..!

Once you protect formatted drive data from overwriting, then you can easily retrieve them using Remo Recover, since it is specifically designed to get back data from fully formatted hard drive. By employing its effective recovery methods, this unbeatable recovery tool will scan the complete hard drive sector by sector and extracts each and every bit of data without leaving any trace of lost data. Remo Recover is designed by team of expert professionals and considered as best in its class. Software comes with simple and intuitive GUI which makes recovery of full formatted hard drive easy even for a non technical professional. The tool is available for free download that recovers fully formatted files from a hard drive and allows a free preview of the recovered files before saving. Thereby allows it's users to evaluate it's recovery results before activating the complete edition. Just download it's free demo edition, and folow few simple instructions given below to recover fully formatted hard drive data.

Steps to recover fully formatted hard drive with Remo Recover:

Step 1: Download, install, and run Remo Recover software and select “Recover Partitions” option from the main screen. Then, it shows the logical and physical disk drives available in the system. Choose the appropriate disk and click "Scan" option

Full Format Hard Drive Recovery - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Now, the software scans the disk to find all its partitions that are present now, and present before fully formatting the disk. Once scanning gets completed, it shows all its partitions with their file systems. Choose Fully formatted partition and click "Scan" button to begin the recovery process

Recover Data from Full Formatted Hard Drive - Choose Fully Formatted Partition

Figure B: Choose Fully Formatted Partition

Step 3: Then, it scans the fully formatted partition to extract all its data. Upon the completion of scanning and recovery process, it shows the list of recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View"

Retrieve Fully Formatted Hard Drive Data - Recovered Data View

Figure C: Recovered Data View

Step 4: After completion of recovery process, you can preview the recoverable file by right clicking on the file and selecting Preview from the displayed options.

Restore Completely Formatted Hard Drive Data - Preview Recovered Files

Figure D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Finally if you are satisfied with the tool, you can purchase the licensed edition and save the recovered files at the location of your choice

Recovery of Full Formatted Hard Drive - Save Recovered Data

Figure 5: Save Recovered Data

Key features of Remo Recover..!

  • Best tool that brings back erased data from fully formatted hard disk drive in few simple clicks
  • Recovers almost all kinds of files like photos, videos, audios, games, applications, documents, etc
  • Well suited to retrieve data from full formatted hard drives like SATA, SCSI, PATA, IDE and other popular brands on all versions of Windows OS including Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/Server 2003 & 2008.
  • Supports formatted and corrupted hard drive recovery on drives with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, exFAT file systems.
  • Authorize you to create disk image of hard drive and permits you to save the current recovery session by providing “Save Recovery Session” option

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