How to Restore Users’ Document after Format Hard Drive in Windows 7

Restore User Documents after Format Win 7

Do you know how to restore users’ document after format hard drive in Windows 7? MiniTool Power Data Recovery can help to recover data that have been lost in a variety of ways.

data recovery softwareProblem description: Do you know how to recover data after formatting hard disk? Recently, I formatted my Windows 7 hard drive by mistake. After that, however, I find some files are lost. I feel very sad since I did not back up or copy my files. And those lost files are very important to me. Therefore, is it possible to restore lost files after format hard drive in Windows 7? Who can help me?

 

Answer: recovering data from formatted hard disk/drive is not an easy work, but data recovery is possible as long as they turn to a reliable data recovery tool. In general, before recovering data, users need to know the meaning of formatting.

Overview of Formatting

As we know, disk formatting is the process of preparing a data storage device such as a hard disk drive, SSD, floppy disk or USB flash drive for initial use. In some cases, users may format disk because they want to get rid of viruses or remove errors from their hard drive. And some users do format when they want to convert FAT partition to NTFS partition. After format, users may suddenly find that some of their precious data are lost. At this time, what should users do? Is it possible to recover data after formatting hard disk?

In general, formatting only erases the address table not the data itself. Thus, if users mistakenly format drive or partition, they can recover lost data.

Files Recovery after Formatting Hard Disk/Drive

To recover lost files after formatting, users can turn to an excellent file recovery software. MiniTool Power Data Recovery is a risk-free and all-in-one data recovery program which can help to recover almost all lost data without affecting the original data because of its excellent performance and high security. Besides, it provides wizard-based operation and simple interface. Therefore, even a greener can easily use this tool to recover data that have been lost due to various reasons including mistaken data deletion, accidental partition formatting, and computer viruses invasion. Next, let’s see the detailed steps to recover data.

How to Restore Users’ Document after Format Hard Drive in Windows 7

Firstly, users need to download MiniTool Power Data Recovery. And then, install this professional yet free data recovery software on computer. After that, launch it.

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The above window is the main interface of the professional freeware. It displays 5 different data recovery modules, and each module focuses on a different data loss condition. To recover lost data after formatting, users can click the “Damaged Partition Recovery” module. This data recovery module is specially designed to recover data from damaged, formatted and RAW partition. In general, as long as the partition exists, users can turn to this module to recover data. For instance, if users need to recover data after reinstalling Windows, they can also turn to this module.

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In this window, users can select the target partition they want to recover and then click “Full Scan”.

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Finally, select all needed files and click “Save” button to store them on a safe location. Thus, all work has been done.

After seeing the simple introduction, you may know how to recover users’ document after format hard disk and how to recover data after reinstalling Windows. Of course, it is only one of functions of MiniTool Power Data Recovery.