How to Recover Files from Deep Formatted HDDs

I'm curious if it's possible to restore files from a deep formatted hard drive. I already formatted the HDD three times; is it possible to restore the files from it? I would appreciate your responses. Thank you really much!

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Dany· Answered on Dec 29, 2022

It is possible to recover the deep formatted hard drive. While formatting the hard disk deletes all existing files and data, it does not completely erase or destroy this data. Instead, it simply reorganizes the location of this data, leaving it in a condition that most data recovery tools can read.

You may format your drive accidentally and learn that you have deleted important files and documents. This can happen when a disk or drive dies, and your computer asks you to format the drive, only to discover that all of your files have been gone.

You can restore your data with expert data recovery software. Data recovery from a formatted hard drive is simple if you have a competent data recovery program. In this instance, we recommend EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

When you run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, your external disk will be listed under External drives. This application is also capable of repairing corrupted external hard drives. To use it, first, connect the hard drive to the computer and confirm that it is recognized.

Whether you deleted files from a disk, formatted the disk, lost partitions, or the disk became inaccessible or unrecognized, this hard disk recovery software can recover your files and gives you the option of restoring files to the original internal hard drive, a safe external hard drive, or even recovering data from hard drive to PC. Just follow the steps:

  • Connect the external hard disk to your computer.
  • Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and scan the external hard disk.
  • Filter the scan results and preview the recovered files.
  • Select "Recover" and enter a location for safe recovery.


Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover deleted or lost files easily and quickly.

Tutorials on how to recover lost, deleted, or formatted data from HDD, SSD, USB, SD card, or other storage media on Windows and Mac.

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