Get Back My Documents Folder from Formatted Hard Drive

“Hi all, I have got struck in a problem and do not understand what to do now. I formatted my computer hard drive and I now realized that there was an important file in My Documents folder. I do not have another copy of that file. Please help me with a suggestion if you have, to get back data from formatted hard drive. Thanks in advance…”

You might have formatted your computer hard drive and are struggling to get back data in it as in above case. There might be huge amount of data stored in formatted hard drive of various file formats. You might have saved number of files in My Documents folder which are lost after format. You might have formatted your computer hard drive for various reasons as given below.

Here are few circumstances that result in corrupt or dead partition:

  • When viruses infect files on computer and the antivirus software is unable to fix the issues of virus attack then formatting is the final option to remove viruses and save your computer from malfunctioning
  • If you want to sell your computer or lend it to be used by anyone else then you may format hard drive of computer to delete all data from it at once
  • You may perform format process accidentally sometimes on your computer while proceeding to choose any other option on hard drive
  • File system of hard drive might have got corrupt displaying error message to format drive before usage. You might format hard drive then

Whatever may be the reason for hard drive format, you can restore My Documents folder from formatted hard drive using Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software.

Formatted hard drive recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software helps to retrieve data from My Documents folder after formatting hard drive. This utility is able to restore data from various computer drives formatted with NTFS, NTFS5, FAT16, FAT32 and exFAT file systems. This tool is capable to get back documents like Word files, PDFs, Excel sheets, etc. on your computer. This program enables you to retrieve data after format error on your computer. This application supports recovering files from Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS. You can restore files from hard drive types like SCSI, IDE, SATA, etc. on PC using this software.

Procedural steps to recover My Documents folder from formatted hard drive:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software and install it on your computer
  • Run installed software and select “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option from main screen
  • Then select icon of formatted hard drive and click on “Next”
  • Select file types which are lost from My Documents folder and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning for selected files on computer hard drive and exhibits result in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select any retrieved media file and click on “Preview” to view file
  • Browse for location on computer hard drive and click on “Save” option to save retrieved files

Useful Tips:

  • Backup your data on computer hard drive before formatting
  • Do not format hard drive partition when you get format error

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