Formatting a partition knowingly or unknowingly is a common thing now a day. You end up with an empty partition after formatting and get worried thinking that you can never get them back.
It’s obvious that once you format a partition the existing data in that particular partition cannot be seen anymore, but it is lost? No!

You can recover all the data in your partition even after formatting with the help of Remo Partition Recover which is an all in one solution for your formatted partition recovery issues.

Situations leading to formatted partition

Accidental formatting - Sometimes, you may format your partition accidently. It will lead to removing data from your partition. Virus attack - Some virus can format your partition which are particularly designed for these purposes. When you try to access that particular partition, it may show access denied. RAW partition error - If your partition becomes raw, your computer can't read the partition, so you will be directed to format the drive to get access to it. File system conversion - Some users think that reformatting, that is converting from NTFS to FAT16/FAT32 or vice versa will not erase the data in that particular partition. But actually when a partition is reformatted the existing data in that partition is removed.

Do's and Don'ts

  • If the partition that contains the booting OS is formatted, connect the hard drive to another system and use the hard drive as external HDD.
  • If you want to recover files from your formatted partition, don't use your hard disk anymore to avoid the overwriting.

Features of Remo Partition Recover Utility

Remo Partition Recover is a powerful application which helps you to recover your formatted partitions from hard disk. If you are reformatting a partition, a new layer of file system will be created over the existing file system layer. For example, reformatting the partition from NTFS to FAT32. The new files which you are writing will be stored on the new layer FAT32 file system on the hard disk, so the original file will be safe until the overwriting occurs.

The software will help you in different scenarios like accidentally formatted recovery partition, operating system re-installation, partition re-size error, etc. It helps you to recover files from formatted partition, even if you re-installed the operating system.

  • It can help you to recover the file even after re-formatting the partition.
  • It has a strong algorithm to scan your partitioned drives deeply and quickly.
  • It will scan the entire partitions within few minutes to recover formatted partition.
  • It can sort the recovered data on the basis of name, date, size and file type.
  • It can recover the files which are not available in recycle bin, the files deleted using Shift + Delete or removed by unsecure applications.
  • It has the ability to identify all file types on the basis of their unique signatures including office documents, archives, photos, audio, video and other important file types and recovers them using signature search with ease.
  • It can recover data from hard drives (SATA / SCSI / IDE etc.) and other external storage devices like flash memory cards (SD, XD, MMC, Memory Stick etc.), USB external drives, FireWire Drives, etc.
  • You can use the utility to recover the partition completely when your drive gets crashed or does not boot.
  • It will create a Disk Images to avoid the bad sectors and it will help you to recover data from these disk images later.
  • It supports data recovery from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, ExtFAT partitions.
  • Using the Save Recovery Session feature, you can save the scanned session and run the recovery process at any time. This helps you to avoid the rescan of the partition to get back the files from formatted partition.
  • It will give you the preview feature to check the recovered files before restoring data.
  • It supports all versions of Windows operating system including Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

Steps to recover your formatted partition using Remo Partition Recovery

Step 1: Install the Remo Partition Recover application and Open the utility.

Step 2: Please click on Recover Drives option to recover your formatted partition

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Step 3: Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery option

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Step 4: Remo Recover will show your partitions, choose the partition from where you need to recover data and click on Next button.

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Step 5: Remo partition recover will starts scanning your partition for recovering the files. You will get a list of found drives or partitions, then select the partition which you want to recover and press Next

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Step 6: On the new window, you will get an option to recover files based on file type. If you want to restore only based on file types, you can use this option, select the file formats and proceed by clicking on next button, otherwise click on the skip button

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Step 7: The software scans and will show all the files in that particular partition or according to the file formats that you have selected. You get a preview option to the view the files. Select the files that you want to recover and click on next

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Step 8: Save the files to a location within the PC or on external storage device

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Expert Advice to avoid data loss

"An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure", following some expert advices that we collected which helps you to avoid formatted partition scenarios.

  • Backup - Create backup of your important files on multiple storages and make it as habit to restore it easily, if you formatted the partition.
  • Re-check before Formatting - You should re-check the drive before selecting the format option. If you give more care while partitioning, it will save your data.
  • Anti-Virus - Sometimes virus attacks and malware threads will make your partition corrupted and it leads to the formatting of partition. Using a quality antivirus application, you can avoid this situation.

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