In certain situations, you might want to alter the file system of a particular hard drive partition associated with your computer. For this purpose, you can make use of third party utility to change the file system, say from FAT16 drive to NTFS drive on one of your Windows hard disk partition. Where you change file system from older version to latest or vice versa. After reformatting, all your data kept on your computer hard drive is erased and now your drive is completely empty. Before altering the file system from FAT16 to NTFS, it is highly recommended to take back up of stored data but unfortunately you have not taken it. Now, you are really worried after losing some vital data from hard drive after reformat.
As mentioned before, reformatting is practice of erasing entire data from hard drive in order to increase performance of your system. Once reformatted, the hard disk becomes fresh like factory condition when you bought your system for the first time. Let’s know the reasons why reformatting is done, which results in loss of data from the drive.
Common reasons for reformatting the drive
- During reinstallation of operating system: Due to certain requirements, you may reinstall Windows operating system from older version to newer version, here reformatting of active partition is necessary. It is done in order to fix any errors caused by old file system with new operating system or to avoid compatibility errors, which improves the overall performance of system.
- Corruption issues: If your file system is corrupted or damaged due to various reasons then to bring back your hard drive data or partition to previous working condition, you have to reformat the inaccessible partition.
In case, you are facing any of the above stated issues, no need to worry!!! As Windows Recovery software is capable enough to solve your issues in few clicks of mouse. To know how to get back data using this recovery software, watch this video:
Salient features of Windows Recovery Software
Windows Recovery software has strong mechanism, which scans your entire drive for erased or lost data within short span of time. If you have reformatted your drive and not taken back up of your data, then utilize this software and retrieve your data saved on the drive without missing anything. It has the capacity to recognize and restore files up to 300 file types namely zip files, documents, email archives, spreadsheets and others. This software only recovers data from reformatted Windows disk but also restores data from hard disks having bad sectors. You should act fast in order to get back your data saved on your drive after reformatting your hard disk. With help of this software, you can recover data from various file systems like NTFS, EXFAT, FAT16, FAT32 and NTFS5 after reformatting. The software is self explanatory with simple graphical interface, which recovers data from Windows hard disk having operating systems like Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 2008, Windows 8 and Windows 2003.