“My Windows hard drive partitions are formatted with FAT file system, recently I thought to change one of my hard drive partitions file system from FAT to NTFS. The file system conversion process is successful, but I did not find complete data stored in my hard dirve. I forget to backup data stored in hard dirve, before attempting to file system conversion. Please anyone who experienced the similar scenarios can help me out in recovering data from FAT and NTFS partition?”
FAT and NTFS are the renowned file system types use to format Windows hard drive and other storage devices. These file systems provides simple and easy way to access data from Windows hard disk drive without any conflicts. However, while dealing with file system on hard dirve you should be careful, otherwise without your notification essential data stored in hard dirve partition may go missing as mentioned in above scenario. Their might be various reasons behind data loss from FAT and NTFS partitions, let us discuss some of them:
- Following inappropriate steps while convert file systems ex. FA to NTFS or vise-versa
- Virus attack on hard drive partitions formatted with FAT as well as NTFS partition
- Improper repartitioning or resizing of partitions
- Partition table corruption due to faulty operations or hard drive crash
- Unintentional deletion of partitions or unintended formatting of FAT or NTFS partitions
Including these factors, one may face lose data from partitions formatted with FAT and NTFS file system in many other instances. In case you have lost or erased most important data, then don’t worry!!! You can make use of reliable data recovery tool for FAT and NTFS file systems such as Yodot Hard Drive Recovery in order to get back lost data.
Yodot Hard Drive Recovery tool is among the best data retrieval program for FAT and NTFS file systems. By using this data recovery application you can restore various files such as MS Office files, program files, database files, HTML files, compressed files, basic media files and many more files from hard dirve formatted with FAT and NTFS file systems. The software retrieves data from various editions of FAT and NTFS file system such as FAT16, FAT32, ExtFAT as well as NTFS5. The tool supports recovery of data from removable storage devices such as external hard drives, pen drives, SSD drives, memory card, etc. having FAT and NTFS file systems. This software easily runs on various Windows OS versions including Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Vista, 7 and 8.
Simple procedure to recover data from FAT and NTFS file systems:
Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery Software on Windows system -> Open the application and follow the on screen steps -> From main screen use “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” options based on data loss scenario -> The software scans the entire PC and displays all the partition or drives present in that system -> Choose the partition from where you want to rescue data -> After thorough scanning of selected partition, the program will display recoverable files and folders in two views i.e. “Data view” and “File type view“-> Mark the files or folders which you want to restore -> Save the retrieved data to your desired location. But not on the same one from which you are recovering from -> The tool also allows you to save the recovered data onto any external drives such as portable HDD’s, pen drives, CDs / DVDs, etc.