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How to unformat formatted hdd?

Updated on Mar 22, 2018 by Tracy King to Format Recovery


How to unformat a hard drive or HDD? A solution to unformat hard disk drive provided by EaseUS will help you recover lost data from an accidentally formatted hard drive disk.

What would you do if you accidentally formatted a hard disk drive (HDD), but at the same time, you don't have a backup at all? Formatting a hard disk by mistake or on purpose could result in a complete data loss on the drive. Fortunately, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard provides a unformat hard drive solution for computer users to recover data from your accidentally formatted hard drive. With its powerful search function, it will unformat hdd and recover most lost data from the formatted hdd .

Knowledge about format

Format can be done by the format tool built-in Windows Operation System or by a third party software, say, EaseUS Partition Master, etc. Following is how to format an hdd with the format tool of Windows XP.

Step 1 Right-Click on the "My Computer" icon either on your desktop or in the Start Menu and select "Manage".

Step 2 A new window titled - "Computer Management" comes up. Select "Storage" from the left hand side by double-clicking, then select "Disk Management (local)" from the right side by clicking it once.

Step 3 Now in the lower part of the main frame (right side) of the window you may see a nice visual of all your hard drives. Right-click the hdd you want to format on the right map, select "Format"; (You can also select "Quick Format", which won't use the chkdsk command to scan the bad sector and remove the table while quick format just removes the table, then click "OK".

Do not worry, if you format your hdd accidentally, the following passage will help you a lot.

Solution to unformat the formatted hdd

Data Recovery Wizard, released by EaseUS, will offer users the solution to unformat hdd and get your important files back from the formatted hdd. This unformat software will help you to recover data from the formatted hdd in an easy way. It can also recover deleted files emptied from the Recycle Bin or data lost due to partition loss or damage, software crash, virus infection, boot-up problem or other unknown reasons. The data recovery software supports hardware RAID and hard drive, SD and Memory Cards, Memory stick, USB drive, etc.

Notes: If the formatted hdd is overwritten, you will lose the chance to unformat the hard drive/disk to recover files. So, stop using the formatted hdd.

Steps to unformat formatted hdd with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

The way to unformat the formatted hdd is quick and simple. Download the software and follow the below guide step by step.

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

Select the formatted disk to unformat hdd

Step 2. The software 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 disk to unformat formatted hdd

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable document and image 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.

Unformat formatted hdd with EaseUS data recovery software

With a great search capability, Data Recovery Wizard will recover almost your lost data all from the formatted hdd. EaseUS also provides a 30-day money back guarantee if you are not satisfied with its products, so be ease to use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to unformat the formatted hdd. You can purchase it if you accidentally formatted hdd, or lost data due to deletion, partition loss or damage or other unknown reasons.