How to Recover Files & Folders from Formatted Drives?

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How to Recover Folder after Format

“I lost my all important files & folders, which contained my current project files after formatting my PC accidentally.”

Does this situation sounds similar to your problem?

If yes then the first question that comes to your mind is “how to recover folder after formatting your computer system, USB drive or storage device”? Mostly users get into some sort of panic after losing or deleting folder by unintentional formatting. Situation may become even worst if you don’t have the necessary backup of the folder that you lose after format. Unfortunately, as it is an unplanned act most of the time you fail to find a backup, which makes your life more miserable. Don’t worry…! You can still get over this troublesome data loss situation. All you need to do is make use of reliable formatted folder recovery software, which can recover accidentally deleted large folder after unintentional formatting of the drive, in a safe and secure way.

Before knowing about recovery process, let’s find out few more scenarios that creates a need for folder recovery after format

  • Clicking ‘Yes” button after getting a message like “Drive need to be formatted, would like to format it now”? This will format your complete drive.  
  • Virus infection that results in under performance of your system to come that, you format that particular drive or at times entire hard drive.
  • Formatting is also used to erase your complete system data at once.
  • While installing new operating system you perform formatting and might lose all needed folders and data.
  • Conversion of file system, which is known as reformatting, may erase the data.

What actual happens after formatting?

Hard drive, external drive and other USB drives maintain a catalog table that keeps track of data, which is present on the drive. Each and every file is stored on the drive is provided with the access pointer. So when you delete any file or format the drive access pointers are deleted, because of this operating system consider it as a free space to store new data, but old data still resides on the same drive until and unless it is overwritten by new data.

Can folders be recovered after formatting?

Yes…! You can definitely recover deleted files and folders after formatting by using Remo Recover, which is power packed software, built with advance data recovery programs. It examines the entire formatted drive by scanning it deeply and capable of retrieving files with different file format over 300. Remo Recover is designed in such as way that it can also recover your lost files and folders from formatted hard drive partition and other external drives like pen drive, external hard drive, SD cards and other flash drives. After using Remo Recover you will forget the question how to recover folder from formatted drive. You can also use Remo Recover to restore data that is lost due to reformatting, repartitioning, accidentally formatted, emptying the Windows Recycle Bin, etc.

How to recover folders after format - Steps:

Step 1: Free download the Remo Recover software on your computer and install it. Run the software using desktop short, which will display you Main Screen, select the option “Recover Partitions” from the main screen. Then, the tool shows the physical and logical disk drives available in the system. Choose the logical drive which is formatted and which you want to recoevr and click "Scan" button to start the recovery process

How to Recover Folder after Format - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now Remo recover scans the formatted drive to find its previous file system.

How to Recover Folder after Format - Searching Previous File System

Figure 2: Searching Previous File System

Step 3: The tool will now scans the previous file system of the drive to find its lost files.

How to Recover Folder after Format - Searching Lost Files & Folders

Figure 3: Searching Lost Files & Folders

Step 4: Upon the completion of scanning and recovery process, it shows the list of recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View'

How to Recover Folder after Format - Recovered Data View

Figure 4: Recovered Data View

Step 5: At the end of the recovery process, you can preview the recovered files by right clicking on the file and selecting Preview from the displayed options..

How to Recover Folder after Format - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 5: Preview Recovered Files

Step 6: Finally, if you are satisfied with the recovery results of the software, then purchase the complete version of the tool and save the recovered files

How to Recover Folder after Format - Save Recovered Files

Figure 6: Save Recovered Files

Precautionary steps:

  • Do not use the drive after formatting, as it may overwrite your data.
  • Always take the backup of files and folder that are much important to you.
  • Do not install the software on the affected drive