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How to Unformat Raid Drive

Updated on Nov 06, 2018 by Tracy King to Format Recovery

Summary

Do you want to recover formatted files from RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and more? EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard supports the recovery of lost data from formatted hardware raid, hard drive, SD card, and memory card, etc.

Can you unformat Raid volumes to get back all your lost files after you mistakenly formatted it? The answer is "Yes". You can do it with a professional data recovery software. If you are bothered by finding a reliable one, you read this article that provides you with a simple solution to retrieve lost data from formatted RAID volumes, including RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 5, etc with a powerful data recovery software.

Why unformat Raid drive is possible

You may think that formatting will completely erase the data on the RAID drive and there is no way to get it back. In fact, formatting just creates what appears to be a new "clean" drive - but the original data is still on the disk in the "free and available" space. A professional data recovery software can scan the formatted the RAID volume to find all the lost files and make them visible. That's why RAID data recovery is possible.

As the formatted data can be overwritten by the new content, you should stop using the formatted drive immediately and try a reliable software to recover lost data from the formatted RAID drive.

How to unformat RAID drives

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a good and trustworthy software tool to retrieve formatted data. With a powerful capacity to find lost files, it can unformat almost all RAID drives, hard drive, SD card, memory card, Memory stick, etc. Follow the steps below to restore your files within minutes.

Tip: Don't write data, for example, save a new file to the hard drive which you just performed a quick format. The quicker, the better you can use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to unformat a hard drive and regain the erased data!

Three steps to unformat a hard drive as follows.

Step 1. Left-click on the hard drive that was formatted by mistake and click "Scan".

select your formatted hard drive and click scan

Step 2. Start scanning all lost data on the selected hard drive.

scan the lost data on the formatted hard drive

Step 3. In the "Lost Partition Files" results, find the data files you wish to recover. Browse more data in other scan results as well. Finally, select all the wanted files and click "Recover".

select files and click recover

You can search for the specific type of files, such as pictures, documents or videos in the Search box by inputting its file name or file format.