Last morning I thought of updating my Windows operating system in my system and so I took backup of all my essential files in the external hard drive. After the successful installation of an updated operating system i.e., Windows 8, I connected my external hard drive to my system to copy all backup files to my system. At that time, I accidentally selected my external hard drive and pressed the format option. As a result, I lost all the backup files in a fraction of a few seconds. Now, I am wondering how would I recover the lost backup files on Windows 8 computer. Please, can anyone help me out as soon as possible to restore lost backup files on Windows 8 system? Thank you…!
If you are a victim of such a scenario, then do not be panic. Just relax and keep calm. You can easily restore lost backup files on Windows 8 by using any reliable data recovery tool. Windows 8 Data Recovery is one such powerful and reliable data recovery tool, which can effortlessly recover lost backup files on Windows 8 based machines under any critical scenarios. Special scanning algorithms have been embedded in it and it is designed and developed by a team of the technical experts. Using its advanced scanning algorithms, it recovers all your backup files within a few mouse clicks. You are facilitated to preview all the recovered files before saving them in the destination location. All these can be done in the demo version of the software and to save the recovered files, you need to purchase the complete edition of the software. Additionally, using this tool one can effortlessly recover shift deleted folder in Windows, quick format recovery, recover lost or deleted Windows hard drive partition, etc.
There could be plenty of reasons behind the loss of the backup files. Let us know a few common scenarios, which may lead to loss of backup files:
- Accidental Formatting: Some users, in some instances, accidentally format their data storage devices in which they have saved their backup files. As a result, all files saved in the storage device will be erased.
- File System Corruption: For any storage drives, the file system is very essential for saving, retrieving and managing the files. If the file system itself gets corrupt due to any reason, then the entire storage drive becomes useless. Therefore, if the file system of your data storage device is corrupted, then you will face a severe data loss.
- Presence of the Excessive Bad Sectors: If your storage drive, where you have stored all your backup files is full of the bad sectors, then it will lead to inaccessible of the drive. Usually, the bad sectors are formed over the storage devices due to severe virus and malware attacks, frequent power outage or fluctuations in power supply while accessing the storage device.
Besides, these scenarios, you may also lose your backup files from your removable storage drives in various other circumstances like accidental deletion, deletion by third-party tools, power outage, abrupt ejection of the device while transferring files, error while formatting, virus and malware attacks, etc. If you come across any of these scenarios, then just make use of the Windows 8 Data Recovery tool and effortlessly recover lost backup files on Windows 8 machines in a hassle-free way. Before using this tool, make sure that the lost files are not replaced with any new files on your storage drive. This utility also allows you to recover deleted files from Samsung external hard drive within a few simple mouse clicks.
Features of this software:
This tool supports lost backup files recovery on Windows 8 machines in almost all data loss scenarios. Using this advanced toolkit, one can effectively recover data from CF card, xD card, MMC card, SDHC card, SDXC card, SD card, external hard drive, FireWire drive, and other removable storage drives with ease. It supports data recovery from various storage devices formatted with FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, and NTFS file systems. It is capable enough to retrieve more than 300 types of files. This application can recover data from an inaccessible, formatted, corrupted, deleted, lost and reformatted partitions.
Steps to recover lost backup files on the Windows 8:
Step 1: Install this software on your Windows 8 computer. Launching this software and click on "Recover Files" option from the main window.
Fig 1: Main Window
Step 2: Now, select appropriate drive from which you have lost files and click on "Next" tab to start the recovery operation.
Fig 2: Choose Drive
Step 3: Once the scanning is completed, you will be able to see recovered files in "File Type View" or "Data View" as shown in the figure.
Fig 3: Recovered Files