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Quick Way to Recover Lost Data from Formatted Hard Drive in Windows 7

by Carlos, 2019-06-16

When a Windows 7 user gets a new hard drive, he needs to initialize and format the drive first before using it to store data. If there were multiple hard drives connected to the computer, it would happen to select a wrong hard drive to format. Actually, it always happens and causes data loss to Windows 7 users. Once it happens, users would lose their important data and be very worried.

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Fortunately, for most cases, it is able to recover formatted hard drive in Windows 7 successfully. By default, it will format a hard drive in quick format mode in Windows 7. After formatting with quick mode, all the data is still intact on the drive but you cannot access it directly in Windows 7. If you could find a proper solution, it's easy to recover the lost files.

Choose the quick way to recover data from formatted hard drive

Actually, we can use data recovery software to extract the lost files from the formatted hard drive. Choose a proper data recovery software can help to recover the lost data from the formatted hard drive quickly. Here we recommended the TogetherShare Data Recovery , an award-winning data recovery software for Windows 7 and other Windows operating systems, ranges from Windows XP to the latest Windows 10.

This data recovery tool is equipped with strong scan algorithm and a fast scan engine. It can recover formatted hard drive in Windows 7 very fast with the original filenames. The comprehensive software also supports different storage devices, including HDD, SSD, USB flash drive, external hard drive, thumb drive, SD card, digital camera, pen drive, memory card, and other devices.

No matter you formatted the drive/device by accident, formatted the drive when upgrading the operating system, or format the drive/device in other scenarios, the software can help you restore the lost files. It can recover lost files from NTFS, FAT, exFAT, Ext 2/3 volume after formatted.

Recover formatted hard drive in Windows 7 with TogetherShare unformat software

After formatting a hard drive accidentally, please stop writing any new data to the drive. It can protect the lost data from second time damage. Install TogetherShare unformat utility on another drive and run it to start the data recovery for the formatted drive in Windows 7.

Step 1. Select the formatted hard drive.

Run the data recovery software and select the formatted drive, and then click the Scan button to continue.

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Step 2. Scan the formatted hard drive.

The scan procedure will start automatically. Please wait patiently while it is scanning the formatted hard drive. If there are some needed files found, there is no problem to retrieve the files during the scan process.

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Step 3. Recover data from the formatted hard drive.

Once the scan is finished, preview the files first and check if the lost files are found successfully. Select all the wanted files to recover.

recover formatted hard drive in Windows 7

If you are about to format a hard drive in Windows 7, please check carefully and make sure you select the correct hard drive to format. Otherwise, you would format the wrong hard drive and cause data loss. In such a situation, please ensure to download reliable and powerful data recovery software to recover the lost files.

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