How to Retrieve Data after Windows 7 Reformat?

“Thank you for taking chance to read my post! I am really in strange problem; recently my Windows 7 locked up with Blue Screen of Death error and I observed “Ntfs.sys error” on top of my desktop. Based on suggestions in one of Microsoft technical forum I have reformatted the Windows 7 hard drive to troubleshoot this issue. But, while referring solution from internet unfortunately I forgot to backup data stored in Windows 7 system. I am technically not week, but caught up with huge amount of data loss because of my silly ignorance! I found many automatic tools to recover erased data, but anyone suggest me appropriate software if you have tried out and successful recovered data. Please help me!”

Users often reformat their Windows 7 HDD partitions with file system in number of circumstances such as:

  • While converting file system from older to new or compatible version
  • While fixing errors related to file system or hard drive
  • When file system status become RAW or it gets corrupted due to virus attack
  • During reinstallation of Windows 7 operating system and other instants

As all know, one can backup Windows 7 hard drive data onto safe external storage components before reformatting. But, problem arises when users forgot to backup data before reformatting Windows 7 system hard drive or when Windows 7 users have no chance to backup data stored in its partitions. This kind of situation may create panic as Windows 7 users might face loss highly important data. However, don’t worry lost data from Windows 7 after reformatting its hard drive can be easily retrieved back with the help of precise data recovery software.

Windows 7 data recovery software:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the best suited software to recover data missing after reformatting any partition or entire hard drive on Windows 7 system. This application can identify and rescue various file types that are wiped out after Windows 7 reformat. One can retrieve files after system restore on Windows 7 and also from crashed, corrupted, formatted or dead Windows 7 hard disk drive. This tool supports data restoration from partitions that are formatted with NTFS, NTFS5, FAT16, FAT32 and ExtFAT file systems on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2008 and 2003 OS based computers. This program can even regain data from portable hard drives, USB flash drives, SSD drives, memory cards, portable media players, FireWire drives and others on Windows 7 desktop or laptop.

Steps to rescue data after Windows 7 reformat:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on your Windows system
  • Install and launch the tool by following ongoing instructions
  • Then, in main screen click for “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to restore data from reformatted Windows 7 partition
  • Later, from next screen select Windows 7 partition from which data needs to be restored
  • In next screen, choose file types that you want to restore; otherwise click on “Skip” button
  • Software scans the selected Windows 7 drive within few minutes and displays all retrievable files and folders under “Data view” and “File Type view” views
  • Shift between these view types to verify recovered data
  • Then, mark required files and browse for new destination location to save rescued data on system drive or other external storage devices

Necessary Tips:

  • Do not save any new data to avoid overwriting of lost data after reformatting partition on Windows 7 hard drive
  • Maintain regular backup of valuable data of Windows 7 hard drive on secure storage devices

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