Retrieve Quick Formatted NTFS Drive

“My computer is running with Windows 7 operating system and its hard drive partitions are formatted with NTFS file system. Awkwardly, I formatted one of NTFS drive on PC using “Quick Format” option instead of some other intended operation. Is it possible to restore data from NTFS drive after quick format? Someone suggest me a useful way!!”

Well, if you had lost NTFS drive data due to quick formatting, then don’t worry!! It is possible to restore data from quick formatted NTFS drive. As name implies “Quick Format” operation removes files and folders present in NTFS drive rapidly without rewriting erased storage space by ‘0s’ and allowing you to recover data from it if you want them back.

Situation in which user may go for quick formatting of NTFS drive:

  • In order to get rid of Blue screen of Death error or some other logical errors, user often quick format NTFS drive
  • NTFS storage device corruption due to mishandling or severe virus attack can make user to go for quick formatting
  • In order to free up unnecessary data from NTFS drive or free up memory space in NTFS drive, user will perhaps format NTFS drive
  • While upgrading or reinstalling OS on Windows system, user may mistakenly quick format NTFS hard drive

In all these circumstances quick formatting of NTFS drive does not results in data loss if users proceed to perform quick formatting of NTFS drive after backing up data in other storage devices. However, when users accidentally click on “Quick Format” option or forget to take backup of NTFS drive data, then it tends to severe data loss. However, don’t be annoyed about erased NTFS drive data, as stated before one can recover data from quick formatted NTFS drive using relevant data restoration software.

Quick formatted NTFS drive recovery tool:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool is the most comprehensive application used to recover quick formatted NTFS drive data on Windows computer. Irrespective of the situation, you can get back erased data after commencing quick formatting operation on NTFS partition or drive on Windows hard drive. You can also restore back files and folders from quick formatted external hard disk drive, pen drive, memory card and other devices formatted with NTFS file systems. This tool has advanced built in data recovery algorithms, which supports retrieval of deleted as well as missing data from Windows HDD and others drives. Along with quick formatted NTFS drive, you can also recover data from formatted ExtFAT partition along with FAT, FAT16, FAT32 NTFS5 and ReFS drives. In addition, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 users can use this program significantly.

Steps to bring back data from quick formatted NTFS drive:

Note: If you have quick formatted external storage device functioning with NTFS file system, then connect in to healthy Windows system and proceed with following steps

  • Download and installYodot Hard Drive Recovery software to Windows system
  • Run installed application and follow given on-screen instructions
  • Click on “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to rescue data from Quick formatted NTFS drive
  • Consequently, this utility will displays all drives present in your system
  • Select quick formatted NTFS partition or drive from where data is to be restored
  • This program scans selected NTFS drive and displays recoverable data from it in “Data View” or “File Type View” options
  • Later mark the files and folders which you want to extract
  • At the end, specify destination location to save retrieved data on Windows hard drive, however not to the same formatted NTFS drive to avoid overwriting of original data

Necessary Tips:

  • Do not save new files on quick formatted NTFS drive in order to avoid data overwriting
  • Always backup essential files and folders stored in NTFS drive on secure storage devices
  • Use quality and updated anti-virus software to safeguard hard drive or other storage devices formatted with NTFS file system

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