Extended File Allocation Table (known as ExFAT) is an extended version of FAT32 file system, which is specially optimized for flash devices like USB drives, memory cards, pen drives, flash drives, removable media players, etc. Compared to FAT32 file system, ExFAT has advanced features as it can store more number of files when compared to Fat32, maximum volume size of ExFAT is 128 PB, where as maximum volume size of FAT32 is 32 GB, etc. The overall performance of ExFAT is higher when compared to FAT32 file system. It supports all the latest versions of Windows operating systems, which include Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows server 2003 and 2008, etc.
ExFAT is an advanced file system, which overcomes most of the problems occurred in FAT32 system. Even though it comes out advanced features, still data security is a major issue with all the file systems including ExFAT system. Sometimes, due to human errors, few important files get erased from the ExFAT drive. At times, when previewing files or deleting unused files from ExFAT drive, you may accidentally press Shift + Delete option. As a result, those files will get erased permanently from the drive. In such a situation, you can perform deleted file recovery from ExFAT drive in an easy way with the assistance of ExFAT Recovery tool.
Possible factors responsible for the deletion of files from ExFAT drive are:
Accidental Deletion: Sometimes, accidental deletion of files from ExFAT drive can happen. Usually, it happens due to lack of concentration of the user. At times, during erasing useless files in order to increase the memory space, you may accidentally delete few important files. As a result, you will face severe data loss.
Deletion by Third Party Tool: Some third party tools like antivirus could be the reason behind deletion of files from ExFAT drive. If the important files in ExFAT drive are affect ted by harmful virus and malwares, and when you scan your drive using reliable and updated antivirus tool, those infected files would be automatically removed by antivirus tool.
File Transfer Obstruction: Any sort of obstructions like power outage, ejection of ExFAT drive from the system during file transfer process between ExFAT drive and the system can happen. Due to this, few files may get erased from the system as well as from your ExFAT drive.
Other Reasons: Apart from the above-mentioned three reasons, there are few other reasons behind loss of data from ExFAT drive. They are unintentional formatting, file system corruption, improper file system corruption, error while formatting, repartitioning, presence of excessive bad sectors, virus and malware attack, etc.
In order to recover deleted files from ExFAT drive from any of these scenarios, then you need to use ExFAT Recovery software. This tool has advanced scanning algorithms, using which it scans your ExFAT drive and recovers all your deleted or lost data in short span of time. It is available for free download; you can try it out, to evaluate its performance. After retrieving missing files from ExFAT drive, it allows you to preview all the recovered files even before restoring them back to destination location. This software permits you to save the data recovery process by providing “Save Recovery Session” option in the demo version. So that, after purchasing this software, you do not have to rescan your ExFAT drive, you can resume with this saved recovery process by using “Open Recovery Session” option.
More about this software:
This software is capable of recovering over more than 280 types of tiles such as photos, audio and video files, Word documents, spreadsheets, PowerPoint files, PDF files, and many others. It is compatible over different versions of Mac and Windows operating systems including Mountain Lion, Lion, Mavericks, Snow Leopard, Yosemite, Windows 8, Windows 7, Vista, XP, Windows 2000, server 2003 and 2008, etc. Apart from ExFAT drives, it can also recover data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, HFS and HFSX drives with utmost ease. It can recover data from memory card, flash drive, FireWire drive, pen drive, external hard drive, thumb drive, and other storage devices in an easy way.