Unformat Pen Drive to Recover Formatted Pen Drive Data

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Pen drive is a great portable device that makes it easy for you to take files to anywhere you want. It is very convenient to store files with its large space. However, there are some reasons that make you have to format it to fix some issues.

  • The pen drive corrupted, and ask you to format to fix the issue
  • The pen drive can’t be recognized by your computer when connected
  • Files in the pen drive are attacked by the virus, and your anti-virus software on computer ask you to format it, or your computer will be infected
  • Pen drive displays as RAW or "Media/Drive is not formatted, would you like to format now? "
  • There is an error when open the pen drive, if you don’t format it, then it is useless…

Formatting is the best and easiest way to fix the common issues you encounter while using a pen drive. However, while formatting it, then you’ll lose data permanently. Luckily, you can still unformat pen drive when you realized you have formatted it and lost important data. Taking the theory of storage device into consideration, to increase the success rate of unformatting your pen drive, you need to follow the steps below.

Tips for After Formatted Pen Drive

First, keep your pen drive still before you are ready to unformat pen drive. Don’t use it and don’t open it. Formatting a pen drive will empty the existing files, which are marked as deleted, they're still stored in your pen driver, but invisible in the pen drive, waiting to be replaced by new data. If you continue to use the pen drive, it will cause failure in unformat pen drive in Windows or Mac.

Second, find a professional pen drive unformat tool as soon as possible. It will help greatly to recover files from formatted pen drive. You can’t do it manually or use any Windows/Mac Command line. No command line is available to solve this issue.

Third, follow the instruction of the pen drive unformat tool to recover formatted pen drive data in Windows or Mac. The sooner the more files you’ll get back.

How to Unformat Pen Drive in Windows PC or Mac

When talking about unformat pen drive software, you can depend on iBeesoft Data Recovery. It is a professional pen drive unformat software to completely recover data from formatted pen drive. It is the most powerful tool that lets you unformat a pen drive quickly, standalone, stable and trustworthy. It is the exclusive feature you never find in any other format recovery tools. Here are its main features:

Your Safe & Effective Unformat Pen Drive tool

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  • Supports more than 500 file types, including photos, videos, documents, emails, worksheet, and more.
  • Fully compatible unformat pen drive in Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Mac OS X.
  • Comprehensive recover formatted pen drive data only just 3 steps, no need technique training.
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Simple Steps to Unformat Pen Drive on Mac or Windows.

Step 1. Install the Pen Drive Unformat Tool

Click the download button below to get the pen drive recovery online program. Next, double-click installation package to install the software on your computer. It is virus-free, try it without any worry. As I mentioned above, it is compatible with almost all the Windows or Mac. There will be no problem for you to install on your computer.

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Step 2. Connect Your Formatted Pen Drive with Computer

Insert your pen drive into the slot on your Windows PC/Mac to connect it with your computer. Just connect it with computer without do any further things.

Step 3. Unformat Pen Drive Files

In the main window, you’re supposed to keep the file types you need checked and uncheck these you don’t want to unformat. You know, it will longer to scan for all file types. To save your time, I suggest on only choose the file types you need. From here, you can see there is a yellow "Start" button. Click it to start the unformatting pen drive process.

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Step 4. Select formatted pen drive to scan

In the new pop-up, find the target pen drive and select it to scan. Click the "Scan" button on the top of the main window.

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Step 5. Unformat pen drive

After the scanning process, the result is displayed in the window. All files are sorted into categories. You can check out all files by unfolding the corresponding file types they belong to. Before you recover all the files, you’d better preview them, making sure they are the one you need. Otherwise, there is no need to waste time on them. After then, select files and click "Recover" to save it to your computer.

And you can see there is a "deep scan" in the result window as well. If you’re not content with the result, you can try it to scan more files. Maybe there are some files you need.

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