How to Recover Files from D Drive after Formatting?

“Hi, I am using "Dell Inspiron 1100" laptop; yesterday I accidentally formatted my D drive. I thought I was formatting an external drive, but instead I formatted the D drive and lost all data present on it. I am really scared as I don't have any backup. Since the data which I lost is very important for me; I want to bring back that data without causing any damage to it. Please guide me how to recover my precious data? Is there any software, which I can get help from? Thanks in advance”.

Don’t be panic, just calm yourself. It’s the universal fact that formatting D drive on your hard disk – will erase all data present on it. Along with this, you should also be aware of the most important factor, “this is not permanent removal of data”. The process of formatting a drive will wipe up partition table and separates all files which are present in drive’s file system. Finally it marks the entity as writable space. It also establishes a new file system for operating system. Still, your data will be remaining on the D drive and you can recover it at any time; but only before it is overwritten by OS. And in order to safeguard the data from overwriting, stop saving files to your D drive from the moment you formatted it until you regain all files.

How to recover data from formatted C drive or D drive when there isn’t any backup? Now to worry, there are numerous programs which are available online to retrieve data from D drive that is formatted. Yodot Hard Drive Recovery utility is the one which is reliable and product oriented.

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery- Felicitous way to retrieve data:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software effortlessly recovers data from formatted D drive on Windows computer. This vigorous software does not intact your original data, doesn’t allow you to save it on same drive or partition from where it is restoring the files. It provides you preview option in order to ensure the recovery process. This tool is expert in retrieving your photos, RAW images, videos, audios, MS word, Excel, power point and many file formats. It can easily restore data from SCSI, SAS, SATA, or any other well-known hard drive interfaces. It is capable to regain lost FAT or NTFS partitions. With the assistance of this tool, you can retrieve lost or deleted data from hard drives which are formatted with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, exFAT and ReFS file systems. You can likely recover data from formatted media card like SD, XD, MMC and other external storage devices. It can also recover data from inaccessible, crashed and non-booting hard disks. This utility is compatible with all versions of Windows OS like Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, server 2008 and server 2003.

Procedure to retrieve formatted data from D drive:

  • Obtain Yodot Hard Drive Recovery utility and install it on C drive of your Windows system(keep D drive intact)
  • Run the application after completion of installation
  • Amongst two options displayed in main screen, choose Formatted/Reformatted Recover
  • Choose the formatted D drive from displayed list of drives and partitions and hit on Next button
  • Select particular file types for retrieval if you wish; else you can skip this step
  • Mark data which is to be restored either using “Data Type” or “File Type View”
  • Select and preview the restored data
  • At end, save rescued data to your desired destination

Useful Tips:

  • Backup your vital data and keep copies of it on both hard drive and external storage device
  • Create a copy of all drivers and double check for original installation disks before you format hard drives

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