How to Recover Files Quickly After Formatting

There are various reasons as to which you will want to format your system. Sometimes the operating systems are not found or stop responding, files go missing, there is a virus infestation, commands are not recognized, and various other reasons.

We also format our computers when they start running to slow. But if you format your computer and you don’t have a backup of your files, you will have to run recovery software. A software that you can make use of is Wondershare Data Recovery. Here is a detailed tutorial on how you can recover files quickly after formatting your system.

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Steps to recover files after formatting

Step 1: Download and Install Wondershare Data Recovery

You will have to download the full version of Wondershare Data Recovery if you want to recover the files. To do this, click on the download button on this page. After downloading, install Wondershare Data Recovery software on your computer. And then launch it.wondershare data recovery wizard

Step 2: Choose the file type for recovery

Now, select the file type you want to recover. If there various files stored on your formatted disk or partition, you can choose file types that you want to recover. This will save you a lot of time as the program will only scan those that you have selected.

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Step 3: Specify the exact location of lost files

After you have selected the file type, enter details of the exact location from where the files went missing. This will make the process quicker and less monotonous.

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Step 3: Begin to scan

Okay now is when the actual scanning process will start. Now on the main interface select the Deep Scan mode. This mode will enable you to search for files that have been lost long ago also. The recently formatted files will be available here. Click on it and then select it and click on ‘Start’.scan-wizard

Step 4: Perform the Format Recovery

The scanning time will depend on the amount of data selected to scan. After the scan completes, all the recoverable files that are found will be listed according to their types. These files will be available for preview. You can preview them to view the quality and quantity of files and select the files you want to recover. Now, click on ‘Recover’. The recovery of your files will begin.

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Isn’t it very easy? I thought so too. You should definitely give this software’s trial version a try. I hope you found this ‘How to Recover Files Quickly after Formatting’ tutorial article of use. Do let me know about any kinds of queries via comments.