Data recovery from formatted hard drive

Last night I formatted my hard disk on Windows 7, and accidentally I didn't take any backup of my data. The hard drive held my hundreds of photos, videos and files. So is there any way to get back of them from my formatted hard disk?

Yes, it is possible for you to recover data after formatting hard drive as long as you have not put anything new to overwrite your original data. All you need is just a formatted hard drive data recovery software such as M3 Data Recovery. It can recover pictures, videos, word files, excle files and other files from a formatted hard drive.

When you format a hard drive, it erase all the filesystem entries and re-layout the hard drive, your files were not gone away, it is just inaccessiable. But before your files are recovered, these things you must be take care of.

1. Don't store any new data on this drive to avoid the original data overwritten by new data, which can make the lost data gone forever.

2. Do not save the recovered data on the same drive, which can cause data recovery failure.

3. Do not forget to back up your important data before you do any change to it in the future.

Steps to recover files after formatting

Step 1: Install, launch M3 Data Recovery and choose "Format Recovery" module.

Tips: Do not download or install this software to the drive which you want to recover data from.

Choose Format Recovery module

Step 2: Select the formatted hard drive which you want to recover data from.

Scan the inaccessible drive to find the lost files

Step 3: Check the found files, and save them. After the scan, all of your lost files will be retrieved by M3 FileResucer.

Recover data from formatted drive

In the end, select the files you want to recover, and save them to a drive other than the one on which the files were lost.