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How to Recover Formatted NTFS Partition and Retrieve Lost Data

Posted by Daisy to Format Recovery 2016-08-18


Accidentally formatted NTFS partition and anxious to restore the data? Now you can try EaseUS formatted hard drive recovery software to recover formatted NTFS partition and rescue your important files.

Accidentally formatted the NTFS disk partition and anxious to recover data from formatted hard drive? From now on, you need not to worry about this problem. EaseUS provides you the best formatted hard drive recovery software to help you recover formatted NTFS partition and get back the lost data by simple clicks under Windows. Be capable of saving much of your time and efforts, this program is the best solution for formatted NTFS partition recovery.

How to recover formatted NTFS partition

The powerful recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is designed to recover formatted data, recover deleted files emptied from the Recycle Bin or data lost due to software crash, virus infection and some other reasons. As a user-friendly data recovery utility, it allows you to restore formatted NTFS disk partition in just simple steps. Here is the detailed guide

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the formatted NTFS partition. Then click "Scan" button to move to the next step.

Choose the formatted partition

Step 2. The software will quickly scan the selected disk to find all your target files.

Scan the formatted partition

Step 3. After the scanning, just select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back from the formatted NTFS partition once. Here you should save all the recovered files on another disk to avoid data overwriting.

Preview and restore formatted NTFS partition data

Once the formatted NTFS disk partition is overwritten, you will lose the chance to restore formatted files. So, please stop to use the formatted NTFS partition immediately and start your data recovery job as soon as possible.

What's NTFS/FAT?

After introducing the reliable formatted NTFS partition recovery solution, here we aso talk something about NTFS and FAT partition. You can read on to learn more details if you are interested in this topic.

NTFS, short for New Technology File System, is the standard file system of Windows NT and its descendants Windows 2000, Windows XP and Windows Server 2003. Unlike FAT, NTFS does not use an allocation table but stores information about any file directly with the file. NTFS files or folders that are shared on a network can be accessed by other operating systems. Advantages of NTFS over FAT include faster access to files, more efficient information storage (for example, through a smaller cluster size), better data recovery, integrated file compression, larger disk partitions, and better file security.

FAT, short for File Allocation Table, is a table that the operating system uses to locate files on a disk. Due to fragmentation, a file may be divided into many sections that are scattered around the disk. The FAT keeps track of all these pieces. The FAT volume is divided into four areas: the boot record, the File Allocation Tables, the root directory and the data area.

All the files will get lost when users accidently format the NTFS/FAT drive. If you have preciously backed up the important files, then you can directly restore formatted NTFS/FAT drive from where you backed up them. If not, then you can try the above method to recover the formatted NTFS partition and get back your important data and files with ease.