How to Unformat A Formatted External Hard Drive

I have an external hard drive which has been connected to my laptop to access and transfer data. One fine day, when i had connected my flash drive to laptop and try to format it to erase all the files from flash drive. But, i had unknowingly formatted my external hard drive as the flash drive. The formatting process is stopped before its completion. But, unluckily external hard drive is now shown as raw drive and says need to be formatted. Have you unintentionally clicked on quick format option and lost all the important data stored on external hard drive? Now, looking for reliable software to unformat formatted external hard drive? If yes, then simply download and install this easy to use interface to retrieve data from formatted external hard drive efficiently. You can make use of this powerful software to easily get back data from external hard drive & SSD drives too, which are formatted due to accidental formatting, virus attacks, etc.

External hard drives are being usually used by people across the globe as backup storage device to store their important file and folders as per their needs. But, sometimes you might knowingly or unknowingly format external hard drive, but it is one of the main cause for losing file and folders from any partitiob or hard drive. In order to overcome this external hard drive data loss scenario, make use of this user friendly software. With the aid of this powerful algorithm, it’s possible to retrieve data from external hard drive such as Western Digital My Passport Essential, Iomega Prestige 2 TB USB 2.0, Western Digital Essential USB Passport Edition, WD Elements SE, etc. Moreover, with the aid of this simple user interface you can perform USB drive data recovery to get back data such as photo, audio, video, documents, spreadsheets, etc with great ease. You can even unformat SD card of digital camera of any brand like Nikon, Canon, Sony, etc. with the help of this tool.

Possible causes for formatting external hard drive:

  • Accidental formatting: At times, you might you might start encountering unexpected error messages such as "the disk in the drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now?" occurs whenever you try to access data from external hard drive. This can make you to format your external hard drive leading to severe data loss.
  • Virus attacks: This is one of the worst conditions being faced by user. There might be the chances of external hard drive get virus infected due to file system corruption leaving the external hard drive severely corrupted. This can result in making entire external hard drive data completely inaccessible.
  • Abrupt ejection: Sometimes, you might unexpectedly remove the external hard drive abruptly or turnoff the system while transferring or using the external hard drive. This can result in making the external hard drive data inaccessible.

In order to overcome these external hard drive data loss scenarios, you have to make use of this hassle free approach with great ease. This software can perform rigorous scanning of external hard drive severely damaged due to improper partitioning or repartitioning of external hard drive, presence of bad sectors on your external ahrd drive, usage of third party tool, etc with graet ease. This is one of the finest tools to obtain back data lost due to formatting, reformatting, corruption of external hard drive. With the aid of this highly sophisticated application you can rescue data from formatted hard drive of different types such as SATA, SCSI, IDE, etc of popular manufacturing barnds such as Seagate, Buffalo, Western Digital, etc at your finger tips. You can employ this user friendly utility to retrieve external hard drive data from different partitions such as FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, HFS+ and HFSX within short span of time.

As a precautionary measure, it’s recommended to take proper back up of external hard drive data before formatting. Also, avoid using and saving data on affected external hard drive to prevent overwriting of existing data with new one. This award winning software can enabel you to readily get back data from RAID0, RAID1, RAID5 partitions. Also, you can use this highly recommended software to restore data from formatted flash drive, iPod, USB drive, Memory Stick, Fire Wire drive, etc. You can use this software to easily get back data on Windows 2003, 2007, XP, Vista, 7, 8, etc. Moreover, you can readily bring back data from formatted SD card on Mac OS X, Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, etc using this cost effective software with ease.

Steps to rescue data from formatted external hard:

Step 1: Download and Install this powerful software in your computer. Soon after launching the software will get welcome screen with three options. Among them select "Recover Partitions / Drives" option to recover partitions. Soon after that select "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" option to recover data from formatted partition.

How to Unformat a Formatted External Hard Drive - Main Screen

Figure 1: Welcome Screen

Step 2: This step will give rise to scanning process and will get a list of found and validated partitions. Select the drive from which data need to be recovered. Soon after clicking on "Next" the popular software will start scanning entire drive.

How to Unformat a Formatted External Hard Drive - Select Drive To Restore External Hard Drive Data

Figure 2: Choose Drive To Retrieve External Hrad Drive Data

Step 3: Soon after the scanning process is completed, the rescued data can be viewed using "File Type View" / "Data View" option. Then select "Preview" option to view recovered data prior to saving.

How to Unformat a Formatted External Hard Drive - review Rescued External Hard Drive Data Files

Figure 3: Preview Retrieved External Hard Drive Data

Step 4: Using "Save Recovery Session" option to save scanned information. Once you are satisfied with the recovery results can purchase the advanced software and can activate to load previously saved and scanned information.

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