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How to Restore Lost Videos from the Formatted Partition?

by Justin Kenny, 2016-09-26

“Hi, I formatted my disk drive F without backing up my important videos. After formatting, all my 10GB videos are gone. I really want to get them back, can anyone tell me how to restore lost videos from a formatted partition? These videos are very important to me. Thanks in advance.” - Messi

Formatting gives a fresh feeling to the hard drive partition. The wipe and clean options make system get error free and ready to use again. However, if you have not backed up the files before formatting the hard drive partition, that would be horrible. For example, if you format a partition on which store lots of family videos without backups, you have to face bitter data loss issue. If you want to restore lost videos from a formatted partition, you need to find right data recovery solution.

People who are reading this article will get an easy and secure solution to retrieve lost videos from formatted hard drive partition. But please remember that don’t put new files to the formatted hard drive partition in case the lost videos would be overwritten by new data. When the partition gets formatted, all the data vanishes from the formatted partition. But the data is not lost forever. With the help of data recovery software, you can recover lost videos and other files from a formatted hard drive partition.

Step-by-step to Restore Lost Videos from Formatted Partition

DoYourData hard drive unformat software can recover lost data from formatted, reformatted or inaccessible hard drive partition. You can use it to recover lost videos formatted partition within simple steps.

Step 1: Download and install DoYourData on your computer.

Step 2: Select the formatted hard drive partition to start recovery.

restore lost videos from the formatted partition

Step 3: Select file types and scan the formatted hard drive partition.

restore lost videos from the formatted partition

Step 4: Preview and recover lost videos.

restore lost videos from the formatted partition

After a quick scan, you may not find all your lost videos. At this time, you can try the Advanced Recovery mode to rescan the formatted hard drive partition with deep scan. The quick scan takes longer time, but it can find much more lost files from your formatted partition. If the system asks you to format a partition, don’t do it. And run DoYourData to recover your lost data. If you have formatted the partition as required, you still can recover lost videos and other files from the formatted partition with DoYourData.

DoYourData can be installed on both PC and Mac. It allows you to retrieve lost videos from formatted partition under Windows or Mac OS. It supports to preview and recover all kinds of video files like MP4, WMV, WMA, RMVB, RM, AVI, etc.

Moreover, DoYourData is pretty simple to use. The common users can easily use it to restore lost videos from formatted or reformatted hard drive partition. The wizard-interface makes data recovery become easy. Actually, it is a universal too – it could completely recover all kinds of lost files from hard drive or storage media due to deletion, format, partition loss, virus infection, crash, etc.