Recover Formatted RAID5 Data

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Restore data from formatted RAID5 partition

What is RAID? RAID originally stands for Redundant Array if Inexpensive Disk, commonly known as Redundant Array of Independent Disk. It is virtualized technique for data storage, where multiple disk are connected together to form logical drive. This technique is used to improve the performance and data redundancy.

RAID levels begins with RAID 0, and ends with RAID 1+0. RAID level above RAID 0 provides great security against whole disk failure. Sometimes, due to some uncertain situations, you may format RAID5 partition and might lose all your sensitive data from the drive. Under such circumstances you may be looking for a tool, which will recover data from formatted raid5 partition.

Yes, there tools available for you, which are capable to restore formatted RAID5 partition. All these software does not guarantee of recovering data from formatted RAID5 partition, here is the one efficient and reliable recovery software “Remo Recover (Windows)”; with this powerful recovery tool you can be sure of data recovery from RAID5 partition.

Why you need Remo Recover?

Remo Recover (Windows) is developed with complex algorithm, which is capable of scanning and detecting the lost data from the formatted partitions. This tool supports all major RAID level like RAID0 to RAID5; with this software you can restore data from formatted RAID5 partition. Remo Recover also supports deleted data recovery, lost data recovery, and missing data recovery from formatted/ reformatted hard disk drives.

Features of Remo Recover:

  • You can download trial version for free
  • Scans the entire partition in few minutes
  • Recover data from formatted / reformatted hard drive
  • Data recovery from crashed hard disk is possible
  • Supports formatted RAID0, RAID, and RAID5 partitions
  • Supports file systems like FAT 16, FAT 32, NTFS, NTFS5, and ExFAT
  • Recover files deleted using Shift + Delete and file bypassing Recycle Bin
  • Supports SATA, IDE and, SCSI hard drives
  • Recover lost data from all types of memory cards like SD, XD, micro SD, CF, etc
  • Recover lost compressed data
  • Recovers up to 300 file types like image, video, audio, text, and document
  • You can preview the recovered data, before saving it on the storage device
  • Recovered data can be saved on CD/DVD or any other storage devices

Precaution to be taken to retrieve data from formatted drive:

  • Do not reinstall Operating System before you recover formatted raid5 partition, as it may reduce chances of data recovery
  • Do not copy new data on the formatted hard disk, as data might be over written on the hard disk drive and you cannot recover formatted raid5 data
  • Do not repartition the formatted hard disk drive with any file system; until you regain data from formatted raid5 partition
  • Do not use un-trusted third party tool, which might decrease the chances of data recovery

Steps to recover formatted RAID 5 using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover software and select "Recover Partitions" option from the main screen. Immediately, you can see all the logical and physical disks available in the system. Choose the required disk and click "Scan" option

Recover Formatted Partition Windows 7 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Remo Recover will now scan the disk to find all its partitions. Once scanning is finished, it shows all the partitions athat were present before formatting the RAID 5 drie and after formatting the drive with their file systems. Choose the formatted RAID 5 partition which you want to recover and click "Scan" button to begin the recovery process

Restore Data From Formatted RAID5 Partition - Choose RAID 5 Partition

Figure B: Choose RAID 5 Partition

Step 3: After it completes scanning the RAID 5 partition, it shows the list of recovered files in "Data View", and "File Type View"

Formatted RAID5 Data Recovery - Recovered Data View

Figure C: Recovered Data View

Step 4: Once the recovery process is done completely, it allows to preview the recovered files and evaluate the recovery results of the software before saving the files

Recover Data From Formatted RAID5 - Preview Recovered Files

Figure D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: At last, if you are completely happy with the tool, then purchase the tool and save the recovered files at the location of your choice

Regain Data From Formatted RAID5 - Save Recovered Files

Figure E: Save Recovered Files