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Unformat NTFS Partition


Formatted NTFS Partition Data Recovery on Windows PC


The hard drive on a Windows computer is divided into separate data areas known as partitions. Each partition can be used to hold a variety of data and allocated with different storage capacity as per requirement of users. NTFS (New Technology File System) is the standard file system offered by Microsoft after FAT file system and is used as the major file system in Microsoft’s Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000 and NT operating systems. Each NTFS partition on hard drive contains valuable personal and official data like photos, videos, songs, Word files, PowerPoint presentations, excel sheets, emails, Zip archives, PDF files and lot more. However, any blunder that happens with hard drive such as formatting NTFS partition can make you suffer from the loss of precious data. Formatting can take place either by accident or by intention, irrespective of the reason for formatting you end up losing NTFS partition data.

As growth in technology it is still possible to unformat NTFS partition on Windows using an effective data recovery software. Here is a wonderful software named as Formatted Data Recovery to do data recovery from formatted NTFS partition on your own. You don’t need to have any technical knowledge to use this application to recover data from formatted NTFS partition. It has easy to operate interface that will guide you towards the step by step procedure to complete the process. You can see the recovered files on its display screen at the end of the recovery process and can estimate the effectiveness of formatted data recovery tool. You will be able to preview and save recovered files onto any desired location on the computer.

How formatted NTFS partition data can be recovered?

Formatting operation basically hides files from system interface and will not erase them permanently from hard drive because formatting deals with partition table and leaves the rest of data untouched. When you format NTFS partition, operating system replaces the existing NTFS file system with new file table, which removes the entries of files and folder structure from formatted NTFS partition. But data will remain intact on Windows hard drive as long as it is overwritten by new data. Therefore to prevent permanent loss of files, you need to stop using your computer for saving new files after formatting NTFS partition. If you keep adding new data files, they will be lost forever when formatted file space on NTFS drive is replaced by new files. In such situation, you have to take the assistance of some good data recovery tool like formatted data recovery software to unformat NTFS partition.

Let us see the reasons for formatting NTFS partition on Windows system

  • Wrongly selecting partition on Windows for formatting. That is you may select D:/ drive for formatting when you are about to format E:/ drive.
  • Accidental formatting of NTFS partition can happen during re-installation of the OS or installation of dual operating system on the same hard drive.
  • Existing NTFS partition might get formatted while re-partitioning the hard drive to create new partitions
  • NTFS partition may be corrupted as a result of virus or malware attack, re-partitioning errors, bad sectors, hard drive crash, etc. Corrupted NTFS partition data remains unreadable and you need to format NTFS partition to prepare for data data storage.

Unformat NTFS partition using formatted data recovery software

Whatever may be the reason, you can unformat formatted NTFS partition with ease by using formatted data recovery software. It can also recover documents from accidentally formatted hard drive with very ease. Formatted data recovery software uses powerful scanning algorithms to recover lost files from NTFS partition after format. It identifies and retrieves each file from formatted partition using its unique file signature. This tool will let you to recover files from reformatted partitions and re-partitioned hard drive on a Windows computer. You can restore data from quick formatted hard drive on Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008. Other than NTFS, you can even recover lost or deleted data from NTFS5, FAT16, Fat32, and ExFAT formatted partitions on Windows hard disk drive. In addition, data recovery after full format is possible by using this software to get back lost files from hard drive and other storage drives.


Recovering data from unbootable or failed hard drive due to bad sectors is possible with this tool. Formatted data recovery tool creates disk image file to bypass the bad sectors on hard drive. Disk image files contain entire hard drive data, which can later be recovered by the user. It supports SATA, SCSI and IDE hard drive types of hard drive and external hard drives on Windows. With the help of this software, you will be able to recover files from accidentally formatted USB drive of various brands like SanDisk, Transcend, Kingston, HP, etc. By usage of this software any of you can also recover files from CF card without any problem. For more detail, about it visit this link: http://www.unformatdata.com/cf-card-mac.html

Easy steps to recover data from formatted NTFS partition on Windows computer:

  1. Download and install format data recovery software on your computer. Launch software by double clicking on the desktop shortcut. On the home page, select "Recover Partitions / Drives" as shown in figure 1.
  2. Unformat NTFS Partition - Select Partition / Drives

    Figure 1: Select Partition/Drives


  3. Now select "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" and choose the formatted NTFS partition from which you need to recover data as shown in figure 2.
  4. Unformat NTFS Partition - Select Formatted Hard Drive

    Figure 2: Select Formatted NTFS Partition

  5. Software scans the formatted NTFS partition and recovers files after the completion of data recovery process. Finally, check the recovered files and folders in "Data View" as shown in figure 3.
  6. Unformat NTFS Partition - Check Recovered Data

    Figure 3: Check Recovered Data from NTFS Partition

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