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How to Recover Data after Formatting PC/Laptop

Updated on Apr 10, 2018 by Daisy to Format Recovery


You can learn how to recover data after formatting PC or laptop (such as Dell, Toshiba, Sony VAIO, Acer, Lenovo, etc.) by using the best format recovery software. Only simple steps will recover deleted files after formatting PC.

Can we recover data files after formatting PC?

"Hi, I accidentally formatted the D drive from my Sony VAIO laptop just a moment ago, which stores my own personal data and now it was completely erased by this stupid mistake. Please help me recover data from formatted laptop hard drive."

Have you tried to recover the formatted PC/computer? Have you ever formatted your PC or computer to erase the useless files, to convert the FAT File System to NTFS, or for any other reasons, and realized that there were precious files which are lost from your PC later? When the format is done, it's done, and you can not undo format. Then how can you get back your files while you have not a backup file? Please don't worry! The fact is that you still have chances to recover the formatted PC. A reliable formatted data recovery software for PC, for example, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can do you a favor.

Formatted PC data recovery overview

There are many users who lose their precious files after format. When visiting some computer help forums, you will see most posts like "data recovery from formatted PC" or "how to recover data formatted hard disk?", etc. The following is one post from EaseUS data recovery forum: "I quick formatted my wife's PC hard disk and failed to copy her important files, which could not be redone. I tried fixing it myself, by running the Recovery cd that came with the computer when we bought it. I didn't realize it would restore my computer to factory settings, so will your software recover the formatted PC??"

In fact, the formatted PC or computer data can be recovered with powerful data recovery software as long as the formatted PC is not overwritten by new content. That is to say, you should not use the PC anymore unless you perform a successful formatted PC data recovery.

How to recover data after formatting PC with simple steps

Data Recovery Wizard, released by EaseUS, offers computer users the solution for formatted PC recovery. It is designed for recovering the formatted PC, NTFS/FAT drive; recovering deleted files emptied from the Recycle Bin or lost due to partition loss or damage, software crash, virus infection. The data recovery software supports all hardware RAID and hard drive, IPOD, SD and Memory cards, Memory stick etc.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Select the disk storage location where you lost data and click "Scan".

select a disk location and start formatted PC recovery

Step 2. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will start a quick scan first. After the quick scan completes, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Scan the selected hard drive to do formatted PC recovery

Step 3. Choose the file(s) you want to recover by file types from the scanning results. Click "Recover" button to recover the selected files. You'd better choose a different location instead of the original hard drive to avoid data overwriting.

preview and recover data from formatted pc

With the powerful search and preview function, Data Recovery Wizard can find almost all your lost files from the formatted PC. So, once your PC is formatted, stop using it immediately and try Data Recovery Wizard to restore your files.