Application to Recover FAT32 Drive Data

Fat32 is an old file system, basically relegated to USB flash drives and other external drives. It can efficiently use disk space compared to other file system like FAT and FAT16. It is more flexible and robust the root folder on a FAT 32 drive contains ordinary cluster chain, so it can be located anywhere on the drive. If you are a user of Windows 98 system, then converting to FAT 32 file system is one of the biggest enhancements, which you can make to your system. You can store up to 4GB data in single file by using FAT32 file system.

However, if any unexpected data loss situation occurs in FAT 32 system, then it is very difficult to restore data because it contains files exceeding 4GB. Let us know few situations where the files may get removed or invisible from FAT 32 drive:

  • FAT32 drive infected by malware or spyware
  • Unknowingly deleting files with naming convention confusion (two files having same name in different folders)
  • Applying “Shift” “Delete” key combination on significant files while deleting unwanted files
  • Use of unsecure third party utilities on FAT32 drive
  • Missing of files due to incorrect cut and paste operation

How can you retrieve data from FAT32 storage drive?

This kind of situation can be easily handled by Yodot File Recovery software. In addition to FAT32, you can retrieve data from other file systems like FAT 16, NTFS, NTFS5, ExFAT file system. It can recover all type of files such as MS Office document files, compressed files, text files, PDFs, etc. It can perform data recovery from crashed, unbootable and corrupted system hard drive with ease. Also, it helps to recover files from FAT32 SD card, iPod, USB drives, flash memory drives and other external storage devices. For any customer query it’s providing 24X7 technical assistance team. You can contact them through mail or phone call. It is compatible on various versions of Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008.

Procedure to extract data from FAT 32 system:

  • After choosing Yodot File Recovery utility, install it on your Windows system
  • Then, run the application in order to start data recovery process
  • First, from main screen of this tool choose either “Lost File Recovery” or “Deleted File Recovery” option according to your data loss situation
  • Next, it will scan and shows all drives available on Windows system
  • Select drive from where you want to retrieve files and click on “Next” button
  • After that, this utility starts scanning process and later it will display list of recovered files in two different view types such as “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Choose files which you want to get back and browse for new location to save extracted files

Important Note!!

  • Be careful while deleting files from FAT32 drive
  • Maintain backup of important data on other removable storage media
  • Once data is lost from FAT32 drive, never save any data in it as it tends to data overwriting