NTFS Drive Data Recovery: How to Recover Data from NTFS Disk
Can I Recover Data from Formatted NTFS Drive?
I have mistakenly formatted a partition on my computer. It is a NTFS disk. I have lots of valuable pictures and videos on that drive. Now they all disappear. I really need my files back. Can someone please help me? Thanks.
NTFS is a standard file system of Windows OS. For its privileges of big file transferring and file encryption, more and more Windows users use it on their hard drives. However, data on NTFS drive can still be lost due to disk formatting, file deletion, system error and other reasons. A solution is needed when encountering this NTFS disk data loss issue.
Wondershare Data Recovery, or Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac is a NTFS drive data recovery program that enables you to recover deleted or formatted data from your NTFS disk in an easy and safe way. With the help of this program, you will be able to recover files like videos, photos, audio files and more from NTFS hard drive on your Windows computer.
You can download a trial version of the program to recover data from NTFS disk now.
Recover Data from NTFS Drive in 3 Steps
Note: Please do not install the program on NTFS drive that your data was lost from.
Step 1 Select a recovery mode to start NTFS drive data recovery
As you can see from the image below, you’ll get 3 recovery methods after launching the program. You can read their instructions carefully to learn how they work.
Here, to recover lost or deleted data from NTFS disk, let’s select “Lost File Recovery” mode first.
Note: If data was lost due to NTFS drive formatting, please select “Partition Recovery” mode.
Step 2 Scan your NTFS drive to look for lost data
Then you just need to select the drive letter of the NTFS disk that you are going to recover data from and click “Start” button to let the program scan it.
Step 3 Recover data from NTFS hard drive
After scanning, all detected files on your NTFS hard drive will be displayed in “File Type” or “Folder” categories. You can view original file names to check whether your lost data can be reclaimed or not.
In the end, you just need to mark files you need and hit on “Recover” button to save them back to your computer.
Note: To avoid data overwritten, please do not keep the recovered files back to their original partitions on your computer.
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