How to Recover Data from a Formatted Hard Drive?

Computer hard drive is the most used storage medium for data reading and writing. When you want to empty the hard drive for new data saving, you need to format your PC hard drive. During hard drive formatting, some important files may be deleted by accident. For reusing the formatted files, you need to figure out a solution to recover data from formatted hard drive. When referring to hard drive data recovery, one thing must be mentioned is that hard drive formatting does not erase the data on the disk but data on the address tables which make it possible to get useful data back with a third-party program.

In order to recover deleted data for later uses, Leawo Data Recovery for Mac is strongly recommended. Mac users can freely to take advantage of this hard drive data recovery to recover deleted files from PC hard drive and even storage devices like USB drive, SD card, digital camera, mobile phone, MP3, MP4 player and more. Flexible data recovery mode enables you to achieve File Recovery, Photo Recovery and Lost Partition Recovery with ease. With comprehensive lost file scan and analysis, Mac users are able to recover deleted files of sorts: music, video, image, email, document, zip, etc.

Easy to get this Mac hard drive data recovering tool and follow the guide to recover data from formatted hard drive. Since you have the desire to recover deleted data from formatted hard drive, you need to choose the “Lost Partition Recovery” mode and start the process.

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Select Disk

Once you have installed the program on your computer, choose “Lost Partition Recovery” mode and get into the related panel. Then pick up the disk you want to conduct data recovery process for analyzing. Click on “Next” button to head to next step.

Analyze Cylinder

Cylinder analysis process will be accomplished within this step.

Select a Volume

Through cylinder analyzing you get volumes from which you can pick up one or more for file scanning. Within “More Options” button choose to scan detailed files.


Intensive file scanning can be realized in this step and image preview are allowable here.

Select Files to Recover

By simple clicking on the “Recover” button to start hard drive data recovery process. A path is needed for file storage. It is better for you to save the recovered files on another drive or the lost/deleted data could be overwritten.

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