How to Recover Data from Formatted Partition?

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Many a time, computer users intentionally or unintentionally format the hard drive partition and lose entire data stored in it. If you are one among them, then you don't need to get worried about the formatted partition recovery as it can be easily achieved with the help of RAW Partition Recovery software.

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"One of my hard drive partition is not getting recognized by the operating system. While trying to access the partition, an error is getting displayed in a window stating that you need to format the partition. I was left with no other go, so I did a format on that hard drive partition, thereby lost the entire data. The prime importance of the data stored in it both confidential and personal. What makes the situation worse is that I don’t have the updated backup of the partition data. I have to regain the data very badly. Kindly, suggest me a right solution on how to recover formatted partition?"


Many users might have faced circumstances leading to a huge data loss as mentioned above. The state of the hard drive partition in the above-discussed scenario is termed as RAW, which means the partition that has not specified its file system. This condition occurs, as the hard drive file systems have got corrupted and therefore the drive is not recognized by the operating system. This can also be the case if you have not formatted your hard drive partition with any of the file systems. In such conditions, users are forced to do a format. Before learning how to restore formatted partition? Get to know more about, what can make the hard drive partition RAW, please visit this page where you can find more bit of information for which you are looking for:

  • Severe virus attack: Harmful viruses and malware are always a threat to your computer hard drive partition, as it can damage the entire hard drive partition making it unrecognizable by the operating system.
  • System files error: The operating system files may get corrupted, if it is modified or altered by the user or by any unreliable tool, Similarly MBR corruption and other logical errors all of these can lead to the state of the RAW partition.
  • Format interruption: In case, the format or re-partitioning of the hard drive is interrupted due to some reason, which might turn the entire hard drive partition to RAW state.

All of these scenarios are accountable for converting a healthy partition to a RAW state. If you are encountering situations like these and have formatted your hard drive partition thereafter then realize the fact that your data is not lost forever. You can perform partition recovery after format using a competent tool named as the RAW Partition Recovery irrespective of the cause.

RAW Partition Recovery is one among the most recommended tool to recover a formatted partition on Windows 7, Windows 8.x, Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows Vista, etc. This formatted partitions recovery program permits the users to restore data from the RAW partitions which are formatted with FAT16, FAT32, exFAT and other file systems.

Additional features of the RAW Partition Recovery

  • This tool scans the entire hard drive partition for lost files and folders after formatting using the advanced scanning technology encapsulated along with it to enhance the formatted partitions recovery process.
  • It provides users with a rich user-friendly interface, which makes even simpler for users who are not well versed in technology to recover formatted partition.
  • This tool has the ability to retrieve documents (Word files, Excel sheets, PowerPoint presentations, PDF, etc.), archive files, text files, audio files, video files, images, RAW images and various other file formats from hard drive partition.
  • It has the ability to restore data from the RAW partitions on various hard drives like ATA, SATA, PATA, SCSI, IDE, etc.
  • Besides recovering the formatted hard drive partition, this tool can also be employed to recover the formatted external hard drive, memory card, USB pen drive, flash drive and other storage devices.
  • Save recovery session feature of this application enables the user to resume the recovery procedure after interruption, which means the user doesn’t need to spend time on rescanning the hard drive partition that is already being scanned before.

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Steps to recover data from formatted Partition:

Step 1: Download the RAW Partition Recovery tool and install it on the hard disk of your computer. Run the software and choose "Recover Drives" option from the main screen as shown in Figure A.

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Now, choose "Formatted/Reformatted Recovery" option as shown in Figure B.

Figure B: Select Partition Recovery

Step 3: The software displays the list of drivers present on your system. Select the formatted partition and click on “Next" tab as shown in Figure C.

Figure C: Select Formatted RAW Partition

Step 4: Once scanning is complete, you will be able to preview all the restored files in “File Type View" or “Data Type View" as shown in Figure D.

Figure D: Preview Restored Files

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