How To Unformat NTFS Partition

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Why to adopt third party tool to unformat NTFS drive?

When the Windows Recycle Bin is not emptied then they are chances to restore some deleted files but this is not the case when you want to unformat NTFS drive or Fat. Hence, you require some other method like professional data recovery application to unformat NTFS partition. Before that it is good to have some basic knowledge about the file system.

About NTFS file system

A default file system for Windows OS, NTFS is used for storing and accessing files from hard drive. NTFS file system has many technical enhancement when compared to FAT file system like highly secured, improved reliability, advanced support for metadata and offers good performance than the FAT. Apart from its amazing benefits even NTFS drive prone to data loss issues.

When to format NTFS?

To store and retrieve data from NTFS file system it is necessary to format its hard disk. It is common that whenever you format the particular drive everything present on that disk is erased in one shot which leads to file lost. When you perform Format, the OS deletes all the bookkeeping details on the drive, test the drive, sets its file system, point bad sectors and build internal address tables to detect data.

What to do when you lose data from NTFS partition?

When you mistakenly format a vital NTFS partition, make sure that the data is not overwritten and it will be better if you stop using the drive. Because the deleted data are still intact somewhere on the disk itself which is invisible to the user to see and access it. Remember only if the data is not overwritten then an expert will be able to perform NTFS format recovery with a certain method. A simple way is to try some efficient unformat NTFS drive software like Remo Recover, helps to recover lost NTFS partition and also restore files from formatted NTFS file system.

Unformat NTFS drive's data

Remo Recover program is also available as free unformat USB flash drive software that is compatible to run on different versions of Mac / Windows Operating System including Windows 10 and its previous version. This utility is reliable to unformat NTFS drive with its automated and powerful undelete function, deeply scanning mechanism to restore formatted data safely. In addition, it tells you about what does format SD card do and how to unformat SD card, memory card, USB drive, memory stick, etc.

Common reasons behind formatting NTFS

Remo Recover is an optimal tool to rescue formatted data files without modifying original contents. Now, you have glimpse about the features of this wizard. Don't you want to know the causes which force you to use this data recovery software? Let's see few factors:

  • Unintentional formatting: To free storage space usually people select unwanted partition and hit Format. In this process if you unknowingly select important partition and perform formatting operation then it leads to loss of files.
  • Damaged HDD: When the hard disk of the file system is damaged critically it leads to data loss.
  • Infected partition: Basically a single drive have many partitions. So there are cases where the end user format the entire drive instead of formatting virus infected partition result in treasured and significant file lost.


Steps for using Remo Recover to unformat NTFS drive:


Step1: Run the installed Remo Recover application on Windows Operating System and select “Recover Partitions” option from the main screen. Next, it shows the list of logical and physical disks available in the system. Choose the appropriate disk and click "Scan" button

Unformat NTFS Drive - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step2: Next, the tool scans the disk to find all its partitions that were present before formatting, and after formatting. Once scanning the disk s done, it shows the list of found partitions with their partitions. Choose the formatted NTFS partition and click "Scan" option to start the recovery process

NTFS Format Recovery - List of Found Partitions

Figure B: List of Found Partitions

Step3: After the completion of scanning and recovery process, it shows the recovered files in "Data View" and "File Type View"

How To Unformat NTFS Partition - Recovered Data View

Figure C: Recovered Data View

Step4: At last, prior saving the recovered files, the tool allows to evaluate its recovery results by letting you preview the recovered files

Unformat NTFS Partition - Preview Recovered Files

Figure D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Once you are completely satisfied with the tool, you can activate the license key of the tool and save the recovered files

NTFS Unformat Drive - Save Recovered Data

Figure 5: Save Recovered Data