Can I Recover Formatted USB Files After Downloading Windows 11

I downloaded Windows 11 on the wrong USB stick. The USB was formatted for Windows 11, and I deleted all the files I had on it. Can I recover those files on the USB?

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Brithny· Answered on May 25, 2023

It's possible to recover formatted USB files after downloading Windows 11. Suppose you downloaded Windows 11 on a USB drive by mistake, and the USB drive was formatted for the Windows system.

It's possible to recover the deleted files on your USB drive using data recovery software, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, a powerful recovery tool that supports data recovery for various file types under numerous situations, including recovering files after reinstalling Windows systems.

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The EaseUS data recovery software can be the best choice for users without any data recovery experience. Recovering formatted USB drive with a few clicks with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard:

Step 1. Install the EaseUS file recovery tool on your PC, which connects to your USB drive.

Step 2. Open the software, choose the USB drive partition, and click 'Scan' to view all the files on the USB drive.

Step 3. Select the deleted files on the USB drive need to restore, and click 'Recover' to get them back.

Note that you should stop using the USB drive if you formatted it by mistake. Why? Because formatting the USB drive not means you erase data on it, but once the data is overwritten, there's no possibility for you to recover the old files without data loss.

In this case, you should ask experts from data recovery services for help, which can help you repair corrupted files and lost partitions on the formatted USB drive.

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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