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How to unformat partition with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition?

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2016-10-11 14:40:16 Posted by Daisy to Resource

Summary:
Instructions to unformat partition and recover data with all-in-one data recovery software: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to recover files from formatted hard drive partition.

What is unformat?

The first definition of unformat is a DOS command used to restore the partition after the format command.

UNFORMAT drive: [/J]
UNFORMAT drive: [/U] [/L] [/TEST] [/P]
UNFORMAT /PARTN [/L]

  drive: Specifies the drive to unformat.
/J Verifies that the mirror files agree with the system information on the disk.
/U Unformats without using MIRROR files.
/L Lists all file and directory names found, or, when used with the  /PARTN switch, displays current partition tables.
/TEST Displays information but does not write changes to disk.
/P Sends output messages to printer connected to LPT1.
/PARTN Restores disk partition tables.

Although there are possibilities to unformat a partition to recover all the data, but unformat is always risky. It is a highly technical task and will not always work depending on your circumstances. If you failed to unformat your partition, it is likely to screw up your file system so that recovering your data will be much more difficult. As most users do unformat for recovering the data, not the partition, so the best way to do unformat is to do it by a reliable software and recover all the files on the formatted partition.

Most data recovery software are expensive with limited functions. It can do the data recovery only. How many times will you recover data a year? Maybe once, maybe none! You spend nearly 100 USD and used it for once and forget it? Sounds crazy! Now we have an all-in-one solution for you with much more reasonable price or even FREE: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition.

How to unformat with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition?

Step 1. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the file types you want to recover. Then click "Next" button to move to the next step.

Select the file types you want to recover from formatted partition

Step 2. Select the disk where you lost your data and click "Scan" button, the software will quickly scan the selected disk to find all your target files. If you lost your partition, select "Lost Disk Drives" and "Scan" to continue the recovery process.

Scan the selected disk to unformat partition

Step 3. After scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable files one by one and select out those you want. Then, click "Recover" button to get them back once. Here you should save all the recovered files on another disk to avoid data overwriting.

Unformat partition with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard