Formatting of hard drive is a process of erasing data completely from hard drive and replace new data on this space. This process is carried out to improve performance of drive, to remove corrupted data, etc. There are two types of formatting quick and full formatting. Quick format performs formatting of drive in simple steps consuming less time but not in detail manner whereas, full format does formatting of drive in detail and consuming more time.
What happens when you format the hard drive? You cannot predict the loss of data. It is impossible to imagine the importance of vital data, which is lost while formatting. To rescue formatted data you need to use formatted data retrieve software. This tool is capable to bring back data after formatting, reformatting, etc. within simple steps.
Common reasons resulting in formatting of drive are as described below:
- Virus infection: When you transfer important files from virus attacked USB drive to your system, after transferring data when try to open such files it might not open because of severe corruption of those files. Therefore, there is no option other than formatting to access that drive.
- Operating system Crash: Operating system crash results under logical failure. It occurs due to failure of software showing error messages or memory space of OS is occupied by software program. When this happens, you may not be able to read data resulting in formatting of drive.
- File system conversion error: Whenever you carry out file system conversion from FAT to NTFS, sometimes you may not succeed in this process because of any interruption as sudden power failure occurs, it could break the file conversion process and the result is display of errors showing incomplete conversion. This file system becomes inaccessible to read; hence, to re-access files you need to format hard drive.
- Unplanned formatting: For example, you are formatting a data, which refuse to open located on drive E. However, while formatting data present on that drive, you might be in rush and you may accidentally select D drive containing important files resulting in severe data loss.
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