After the usual formatting, re-formed a table of files, where it is specified that it is empty. However, the files after normal formatting is not deleted and not moved anywhere. Even if in their place a new recorded files, are still recoverable works special programs. The same story goes for deleting and creating logical disk of the Winchester. But if you used low-level formatting then write "missing". All information is subjected to low-level formatting is lost. Also, if the hard drive starts to "crumble", then disappearing clusters will carry to the grave and all the information contained therein.
Even the continuous improvement of media cannot save us from this problem. Still – the reasons for it varied. Accidentally formatted the wrong drive, accidentally pressed the button, picked up a virus or Trojan... But the loss of information can even lead to very serious consequences. First, you may lose important electronic documents, required to work in the office, and secondly- just a pity if your favorite movie or song accidentally deleted.
When you delete a large file, his disappearance is a snap. However, this system is "cunning" by renaming it to become invisible to the user. In fact, deleted files can be on the hard disk for some time until it is overwritten by new files. After overwriting to recover the file will not succeed.
And yet, as you can get to deleted files and bring them back to life? The answer is with the help of special programs. However, be aware that 100% guarantee of success they do not.
And a couple of tips – if you install a program to recover lost files – do not place it in the partition containing the deleted files and generally try not to install to the partition with lost data, otherwise it will be too late. Remember that the system disk it is not suited to store important information, because the OS itself is constantly making amendments in the system folder and not only. This means that accidentally deleted files quickly rewritten by others. And most importantly – watch what and where removed and be careful.
Advice 2: How to recover files after formatting hard drive
Don't worry, if for any reason removed from the hard disk important files. Most of the information can be restored, if you follow the correct sequence of actions.
You will need
- Easy Recovery.
Use Easy Recovery to search and recover important deleted files from your hard drive or external drives. Before installing the application make sure that you select the version suitable for your operating system. Run the installation program Easy Recovery and restart the computer.
It is important to consider the fact that the install app should be on the unformatted partition of the hard drive. This approach will prevent the overwriting of deleted information. Launch Easy Recovery by clicking on the shortcut on the desktop.
Select the mode "recover data". In that case, if you clean a certain section of your hard disk, navigate to the item "Restore after format". Check the box next to "Deep scan". Scroll left click the local disk that will be analyzed by the program. Click "Next".
Specify settings for local disk. Note that in this column you need to choose characteristics that Tom had prior to formatting. If you changed the file system, specify this fact. Click "Scan".
The process of analysis of remote information can take anywhere from 20 to 50 minutes. A lot depends on the speed of the hard drive and the size of the scanned local disk. Wait for getting a list of files found. Those that should be retained in its original state, select ticks.
Click "Save". Select the external drive or hard drive partition, where will be placed the selected files. Click "Next". Wait for processing.
Apply a function "file repair" if some data was corrupted in the recovery process. The main purpose of the specified function – restoration of documents and archives of various types.