Recover Data from a Formatted Hard Drive on Windows 8

Best way to restore formatted HDD data on Windows 8 computer

Storage drive is a basic and the most important part of any gadget to store information and crucial programs that are needed to make the device functioning. Similarly, the hard drive is an integral part of a computer or laptop. Whatever you create, edit or save on your Windows 8 computer, everything gets saved on the hard drive only. Within a few months, great collection videos, photos, music files, application files and various documents will have accumulated on your Windows 8 computer hard drive. Now think about a situation i.e., anyhow you managed to format the hard drive. The problem goes worst when you come to know that copies of important documents and files were not saved on any storage drive.

However, this is not a stage where you have lost your data completely. Formatting results in only freeing the pointers that indicate files on the drive. So data remains intact physically on the drive and can be read back until it is overwritten with other information. Therefore, still, you have a great opportunity to recover data from hard drive on Windows 8 computer and this will be possible when you take an initiative with the Windows 8 data recovery tool.

Sometimes, we do format Windows 8 computer hard drive intentionally when feeling it important to come over different corruption issues. For example, if the file system associated with the hard drive partition is corrupted or the partition table fails to read the hard drive partition, it will goes inaccessible or lost. Similarly, after the boot sector is corrupted, the user needs to format hard drive in order to bring back the computer to its previous state. Click on to know more about the hard disk partition recovery.

Oftentimes, the users format hard disk drives after they get format error message when try to access particular drive. Actually. this is not a right way to get rid of this problem because the formatting result in deletion of all files and folders from the drive and the users remain with empty drive. Additionally, user may format HDD mistakenly while re-installing Windows 8 OS. In this, you will have to make use of the data recovery application to get back lost data after re-installing Windows 8 OS.

Windows 8 Data Recovery is the best application that is specially designed for Windows 8 users to deal with different data loss uncertainties. It is suited with advanced drive scanning engine and a great user interface to help the users to restore data from the formatted hard disk on Windows 8 with great affinity and zeal. The software recovers photos, songs, videos, PPT files, excel sheets, PDF file and all other type files from the formatted/re-formatted hard drives on Windows machine. Even if you have done with deletion of the files from the Recycle Bin, this page will help you in getting back all files on Windows 8 with this app.

Note: Visit this page and know how this software recovers files on the Windows that are deleted by the CCleaner.

If your hard drive is formatted after reinstalling OS on Windows 8, follow this link for easy data recovery:

Steps to restore the formatted hard disk data:

Step 1: Install the Windows 8 Data Recovery software on your computer and run it. From the main screen, select "Recover Drives" option, as shown in fig 1.

Recover Data from Formatted Hard Drive on Windows 8 - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Here, select the hard drive and click on "Next" tab to start the scanning process.

Restore Data from Formatted Hard Drive on Windows 8 - Select Hard Drive

Fig 2: Select Hard Drive

Step 3: Once scanning is completed, you can "Preview" recovered files as shown in fig 3 and after that save them on your computer.

Retrieve Data from Formatted HDD on Windows 8 - Preview Screen

Fig 3: Preview Screen