Tutorial to Retrieve Photos from Formatted Hard Drive

Summary: To restore deleted photos from formatted hard drive always perplex some of us. If you are feeling regretful for formatting hard drive which stores all your precious photos, here a step-by-step tutorial will show you how to effectively retrieve deleted photos from formatted hard drive with EaseUS file recovery software in 3 simple steps.

Is it possible to recover deleted photos from the formatted hard drive?

I intended to clear partition by format after my computer was attacked by Panda Burning Incense and the antivirus software was disabled at that time. Actually it's a good method to save my machine, but I didn't notice that My Document actually was under partition D; I thought it would be safe to my document, so I pressed "OK" after the warning shown.

Format hard drive

It was too late when I found all my photos of my family and friends were totally deleted with My Document by myself. I regretted enormously and hated the virus when I failed to recover deleted photos. And no methods such as re-format and system restore really worked.

Possible solutions to retrieve deleted photos from formatted hard drive

Method 1. Search format recovery solution on Google

You can search in Google so to find out a format recovery method to retrieve deleted photos from formatted hard drive.

Mehtod 2. Turn to data recovery service center

If you are lucky enough, you can get back your lost pictures from the formatted hard drive after spending hundreds of dollars. But sometimes, you may retrieve nothing after a failed photo recovery.

Method 3. Use DIY photo recovery software.

Many people recommend DIY photo recovery software in articles and threads in forums about deleted photos recovery. Being powerful, safe and easy-to-use, EaseUS disk data recovery software is your first choice. It can help you find out, preview and recover lost photos in all complex data loss situations. The software is compatible with all Windows systems inlcuding Windows 10/8/7/XP etc and supports search and retrieve lost photos due to format, deletion or partition loss from many kinds of storage media such as hard drive, external(Removable) hard drive, USB flash drive, digital camera, memory stick, SD card, etc. Now, to retrieve deleted photos from formatted hard drive, follow these steps:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Select "Graphics" and click "Next" button to start your picture recovery job.

Choose the file types you want to retrieve from formatted hard drive

Step 2. Select the disk where you lost your data and click "Scan" button, the software will quickly scan the selected disk to find all your lost pictures.

Scan the selected partition to retrieve deleted photos from formatted hard drive

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable picture files one by one and select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back once. Here you should save all the recovered files on another disk to avoid data overwriting.

Preview and retrieve deleted photos from formatted hard drive

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