Restore lost external hard drive files and folder after format Answered
The day before yesterday, my external hard drive was dropped to the ground for a sudden shock. When trying to access it again on the computer, the windows just gave me a not formatted error and disabled my access without formatting, so, without deeper consideration, I formatted this drive and finally found all the files and folders were gone. What a stupid operation.
In order to access my files and folders of the past two years, I began to crazily search for related articles and questions to see whether there was a way for me to get them back with success.
Follows some recommended steps and data recovery programs, like:
Firstly, stop using this formatted drive till rescuing everything back.
Secondly, attack drive to computer and use data recovery software to scan this drive and rescue original stuffs back as many as possible.
Thirdly, save all restored stuffs on another different drives or storage device at last.
Fortunately, after trying these steps, I got most of my needed drive files and folders back with success.
If you are also experiencing such data loss problems, you also can get some clues with my found articles, like:
Hope my words also can help someone there!