How to Get Back Data that needs Formatting?

“Hi, I am a computer user and I store lots of information in my PC hard drive. Today I could not find any of the data in hard drive. So I double clicked it and I got a pop message stating ‘Drive is not formatted. Do you want to format it?’ I couldn’t understand what’s happening. Even I don’t have all the backups of the files stored in that drive. Can anyone help me out in restoring data that needs formatting? ”

Downloadrecover data that needs formatting Buy NowRetrieve Data that Needs to be Formatted

Your disk needs formatting but this doesn’t mean that your vital data stored in this disk is lost. One of the biggest factors for inaccessibility of drive is Format error. Due to format error hard disk became inaccessible. Common reasons for such error are mentioned as follows-

  • Abrupt System Shutdown- When there is a power surge there might be chances for inaccessible hard drive. It is also possible for hard drive to become inaccessible if there is abrupt termination of the system.
  • Virus Attack- Severe attack of malware/virus might corrupt the entire drive, causing error pop-ups. Drive will be inaccessible unless and until you format it.
  • Unknown Logical Errors- File system of hard drive might get damaged due to unknown logical errors. It results in inaccessible hard drive displaying error message.
  • Bad Sector or Defective Hard Disk- Format error might also occur due to bad sector or malfunctioning of hard drive. Such errors will lead to inaccessibility of the hard drive.


  • Keep backup for all your crucial files from hard drive to multiple storage devices
  • Always shutdown your computer in a proper way.
  • If you don’t have backup of your file, then do not format your drive on displaying format error. It will be impossible to retrieve all the data.

Features of YupTools Recover Hard Drive Software:

  • Quick scanning of entire drive and restoring all data from inaccessible hard drives within less time
  • Recovery of data without modifying the original one
  • YupTools helps you to recover NTFS partition showing RAW.
  • Recover data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, EXFAT partitions or drives
  • 100% virus/malware free
  • Recovered data can be saved in external hard drives

Why YupTools Recover Hard Drive software is Most Recommended?

YupTools Recover Hard Drive Utility is very simple and easy to use. You can download free trial version by clicking the link given in this page. It retrieves data from memory card, USB drive, external hard drives and many more. It provides “Save Recovery Session” option to prevent re-scanning after buying the full version. It also display list of all data that has been retrieved from drive that needs formatting.

Do as Following..

  • Download and Install demo version of YupTools Recover Hard Drive software
  • Main screen will display "Partition Recovery" and "Formatted/Re-formatted Recovery" option. Choose Formatted/Re-formatted Recovery option
  • Select drive and click "Next"
  • Scanning will start and it displays all files
  • Recovered data can be viewed using "Data Type" option and "File Type View" option
  • Click on "Smart Scan" option to avoid re-scanning when licensed version is used
  • To save the recovered file you have to purchase licensed version

Other Popular Software

YupTools Fix AVI

Unable to play AVI files? Then here is your solution to your problem- YupTools Fix AVI. Powerful tool to repair corrupt/damaged/broken AVI files in Windows System.

YupTools Fix MOV

Are you facing any problem with your MOV video file? Then you are at right page; use YupTools Fix MOV to fix damaged/corrupt MOV file.

© YupTools, All Rights Reserved - All other trademarks acknowledged