How to Unformat NTFS Drive
Can I Restore Formatted NTFS Partition?
I just formatted a partition with NTFS file system. I didn’t mean to do it. But now my files on that partition are all lost, because I was carelessly to make a backup. I need help to unformat my NTFS partition. Does anybody know how to do it? Many thanks.
Nowadays, most drives and partitions on Windows computers are NTFS partition. Intentionally or accidentally formatting of your NTFS drive will wipe all files on it. But the truth is that you can still unformat NTFS drive, which means you can recover all lost files back from that unformatted partition. The formatted data will be lost forever only when new data on your partition overwrites it. That is, you can stop putting new data to your formatted NTFS drive and look for a formatted NTFS partition data recovery program in the Internet to help you.
I would like to recommend Wondershare Data Recovery, or Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac for you. This impressive utility enables you to unformat NTFS drive with an extraordinary easy way, as well as risk-free solution. Almost all formatted files, such as photos, audio files, document files, videos, etc, can be easily restored from your NTFS partition with it.
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Unformat NTFS Drive in 3 Steps
First thing first, please do not install Wondershare Data Recovery on your formatted NTFS partition.
Step 1 Select “Partition Recovery” mode to restore formatted NTFS partition
After launching Wondershare Data Recovery program on your computer, you’ll get 3 recovery modes in program window.
Here, to unformat NTFS partition, let’s choose “Partition Recovery” mode to start with.
Step 2 Scan your formatted NTFS partition
Now the program will display all physical drives on your computer. Please select the one you want to restore formatted NTFS partition from and click “Next” to continue.
Here you need to select your formatted NTFS partition and click “Start” to begin scanning.
Note: If you are going to unformat a NTFS external hard drive, please make sure it can be recognized by your computer.
Step 3 Unformat NTFS drive
When the scan finishes, all recoverable files on your formatted NTFS partition will be displayed. You just need to mark files you are going to unformat and click “Recover” to save them back to your computer.
Note: Please do not keep the files to your formatted NTFS partition so as to avoid data overwritten.