How to Restore JPEG Photos From Formatted HDD?

JPEG is a commonly used image file format for digital photographs that should be small in size. Most of the images you download from any website are usually in .JPEG file format. This image file is extensively used when there is need of transferring or uploading digital photos. If you are in photography profession or habitual of surfing and downloading images, your computer hard drive might get a large collection of JPEG image files.

When you have such a great collection of JPEG files, protection of these files against various data loss incidents may become a prime concern for you. Formatting hard drive is one such a common accident that may trouble you a lot. Like other users you may also format hard drive while re-installing OS, after format error or when the hard drive is inaccessible due to virus attack, bad sectors, boot sector corruption and other reasons. Once you format the hard drive, JPEG files and all data gets erased in just a moment and you find nothing on formatted hard drive. Let us see a real time incident faced by the user:

"Hi, yesterday mistakenly I formatted my computer and lost files present on desktop especially my JPEG files, i dont have a backup of those precius files. So can anybody please suggest me on how to recover the JPEG files from system hard drive?? Thanks in advance..."

Although, deletion of important JPEG files may stagger you badly still you can set this loss easily by performing JPEG file recovery from formatted hard drive.

Hard drive is formatted but JPEG files are still there!!

Many users have a common misconception about format operation since they think data gets removed completely from hard drive after formatting. However, it’s not true. Although, hard drive gets empty after formatting but technically, JPEG files and other data remains present on the same location unless new files override them. The moment you end up formatting hard drive, instantly stop saving new data over it and utilize any professional photo recovery app to ensure complete retrieval of JPEG files.

Formatted hard drive recovery software!

After a deep research I found Yodot Photo Recovery is the most trusted utility that has a rich GUI with automated drive scanning technology to restore JPEG images from formatted hard drive. Windows users can refer this application to retrieve JPEG, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, TIF, RAW, RAF, NEF, CR2, SR2, DNG, PSD, DCX and all other image files from formatted / re-formatted hard drive, external HDD, pen drives, SSD drives, memory cards and other storage devices. Additionally, this utility empowers users to restore videos, audios, presentations, excel sheets, Word documents and other documents from corrupted, inaccessible or bad hard drive that is formatted with FAT, NTFS, NTFS5, ExFAT and ReFS file systems..

Simple steps to restore JPEG photos from formatted HDD:

  • Click on Download button to get Yodot Photo Recoverysoftware on your healthy Windows computer
  • After you have installed the software plug your formatted hard drive from which you want to extract JPEG files
  • Launch the application and follow instructions made on the main screen to initiate JPEG photo recovery
  • Click on “Deleted Photo Recovery” option on the main screen to retrieve images from formatted hard drive
  • Software scans the computer and shows a list of all connected drives; select formatted HDD and click on next tab
  • Now you can select file types i.e. JPEG to restore them from formatted disk
  • This photo recovery utility performs re-scanning of the selected drive and displays a list of all JPEG files after completion of hard drive scanning process
  • Toggle between “Data View” and “File Type View” to have a preview of restored images
  • At last save the recovered JPEG files to your preferred location on your Windows computer

Important safety measures!

  • Do not forget to save copy of JPEG files in different storage devices
  • Avoid formatting the hard drive when it is inaccessible and displaying format error
  • Protect your computer hard drive with any advanced anti-virus application