How to recover files and folders from formatted or reformatted hard drive?

Problem:

How do I unformat hard drive? I want to recover deleted files from formatted partition.

Solution:

  • Boot the computer in DOS mode using bootable floppy disk
  • Run Active@ UNERASER
  • Position to the HDD containing formatted / re-partitioned drives
  • Press [Ctrl]+[ENTER] to initiate the Extended Scan. If partition or logical drive is found, you are suggested to add them to the drive's list
  • If drive parameters look similar to the one which you've deleted, press [Y] to add it to the drive's list, otherwise press [N] to scan further
  • When your partition is properly detected and added to drive's list, position the cursor at the partition line and verify partition information

    Undelete files by UNERASER
  • Press [ENTER] to scan deleted partition for files and folders
  • Continue recovery of files and folders from this virtual drive the same way as it's described in topics:
 
  1. PRODUCT OVERVIEW
    1. Restoring Deleted Data
    2. Files Erased
    3. Partition Damage
    4. Steps to unerase Files and Folders
  2. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
  3. USING Active@ UNERASER CONSOLE
    1. Starting Active@ UNERASER DOS console
    2. Starting Active@ UNERASER Windows console
    3. Command Bar Menu
    4. Performing a Drive Scan
    5. Performing a Device Scan
    6. Searching for Deleted Files and Folders
    7. Searching for Files by Name
    8. Using Hex/Text Viewer
    9. Unerasing a Deleted File
    10. Unerasing a Deleted Folder
    11. Creating a Disk Image
    12. Steps to create a Disk Image
    13. Checking Disk Image
    14. Working with Disk Image
    15. Long File Names Support
    16. Recovering Files with Long Names
  4. DATA RECOVERY TIPS
    1. Treat Recovery Area With Care
    2. Save Recovered Files Onto a Different Drive
    3. Load UNERASER to a Floppy
  5. PREPARING TO USE THE UTILITY
    1. Preparing a DOS-Bootable Floppy Disk
    2. Preparing a Bootable ISO CD-ROM Image
  6. USING COMMAND LINE PARAMETERS
    1. Overview of Command Line Parameters
  7. QUESTIONS & ANSWERS:

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