Recover Data after Formatting C Drive

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How can I recover data from a formatted C drive ?

“The other day when I was busy with my work at home, one of my cousins got into my room and started using my computer. Later for my surprise, I found my C drive was formatted, due to which my computer was not booting. I reinstalled the operating system to fix the problem. Though, the computer regained its working state, many of my personal files that was saved in C drive was deleted. Please!! Can anyone help me in bringing back my deleted files?”

Stop worrying!! Data loss is common in the present days. Though it is considered to be a major issue you can resolve the problem easily due to the existence of data recovery programs. One of the popular and reliable tools is discussed on this page that can help you to recover data after formatting C drive. Prior to that, let us consider some issues which causes formatting of C drive.

Most of them have a misconception that the deleted or lost files are not recoverable once they format a hard drive. But this is not the truth. Formatting drive or deleting a single file only leads to removal of file pointer. In reality the file still remains in the same position by assigning free space for new file storage. These deleted files can always be recovered by the aid of data recovery wizard. There are different instances, where you end up formatting your C drive. Few of the scenarios are discussed below:

  • Bad sectors:  Bad sectors are those parts of hard disk that is physically damage. Generally, bad sectors are formed due to interruptions during file transfer. Such sectors cannot be accessed by operating system due to corruption. However, in severe cases, it may make your C drive inaccessible and you will be forced to format your C drive. This event tends to cause loss huge amount of data loss.
  • Reformatting Errors:  Windows computers provide support for multiple file systems like FAT and NTFS. However, both of it has its own benefits and disadvantages. To carry out certain complicated task you may have to change your currently used file system to other higher versions. In this process, you may tend to format your C drive by mistake, while you were intending to format some other drive.
  • FAT Table corruption: FAT is an essential part for file organization and proper booting of computer. Sometimes, this FAT table can get corrupted as a result of virus or on applying unreliable tools for modifying it. Eventually, this makes you to format your C drive, which causes huge data loss.

Software to recover formatted hard drive data - Remo Recover!

Remo Recover is only answer for all problems of data loss. This application is built in with a captivating graphical user interface that makes the process of retrieving data very easy and quick. Apart from this, it engulfs a “Preview” feature which facilitates you to view the recovered file before purchasing the full version. You can implement this formatted data recovery software to recover formatted hard disk drive on well known Windows versions like Windows XP, Windows server 2003 and 2008, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows 10. Apart from formatted drive, you can even perform data recovery from unallocated drive on all Windows PCs by utilizing this Remo Recover utility. In addition, you can use this data recovery software to recover the files from memory card, external hard drive, pen drive, USB flash drive, and other storage devices.

Moreover, you can employ this format recovery software to recover data after formatting C drive of file formats like pictures, videos, music, documents and so on. You can also learn how to recover data from formatted USB drives using this amazing tool. Check the demo version to experience the real time recovery results. If you are pleased with the results, then purchase the software online to save your restored files from C drive.

Follow this below tips to avoid data loss from computer:

  • Scan your system with effective antivirus program to prevent files from virus attack
  • Take backup of your essential files 

Simple steps to recover data after formatting C drive :

Step 1: Download and install the free version of Remo Recover software on your system. Launch the software and select "Recover Partitions" option from the main screen. Then, the tool shows the logical and physical disk drives available in the system. Choose the appropriate disk and click "Scan" button as shown in Fig 1

Recover Data after Formatting C Drive- Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now the tool scans the disk to find all its logical partitions that are present currently and that were present before formatting the disk. Once scanning is completed, the tool shows all its partitions with the file systems. Choose the formatted C drive and click "Scan" option as in Figure 2

Recover Formatted C Drive - Choose Formatted C Partition

Figure 2: Choose Formatted C Partition

Step 3: After the successful scanning and recovery process, the tool shows the recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View" as illustrated in Figure 3.

How to recover files after formatting c drive- Recovered Data View

Figure 3: Recovered Data View

Step 4: At the end of the successful recovery process, you can evaluate the recovery results of the tool by previewing the files. You can preview the recoverable files by right clicking on the file and selecting Preview from the displayed options.

Recover Data From Formatted C Drive - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 4: Preview Recovered Files

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

Recover Data From Formatted C Drive - Save Recovered Files

Figure 5: Save Recovered Files