Solution for Pen Drive not formatted error, accidentally formatted pen stick


Pendrive not formatting error is a common problem about pen drive data loss. When a pen drive has not formatted error, you may receive message like:

Meanwhile, your pendrive will show file system in RAW format and its capacity might become 0 byte. The pen drive is inaccessible when it reports not formatted error. How to change RAW pen drive to FAT32? Can you get back files when pen drive is not working when it gives format disk and not formatting RAW error warning?

You can download iCare Data Recovery to recover files from unformatted pen drive.


Steps to Recover Files from not formatted pen drive

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Step1. Connect the pen drive to your computer. Download and install the data recovery software. Launch the software and select a recovery module.

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Step2. Choose the unformatted pen drive and let the software scan it for lost files. You just need to wait when the software is scanning.

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Step3. You can preview the files after scanning. Then, you can select the files you want to recover and save them.

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Pen Drive Format Related Problem Fixing

This article is telling you what happend to your pen drive and the chance of recovery and how to use iCare Data Recovery to restore files from pen drive.

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If you are seeing the not formatted notice when you connect your pen stick to your PC and Windows come up with the above error, the boot sector may become bad or some related problem that makes your usb pen stick not working.

The chance of file recovery from formatted usb pen stick or not formatted error relies on the new files overwritten or not. If you did format the usb pen drive and write new files there, then some files which has been taken place by new files won't be able to restore. The chance of recovery lies in files overwritten or not. There is chance of file recovery even you formatted usb pen drive twice but have not written new files.

To restore files from usb pen stick, you need a professional data recovery tool like iCare Data Recovery, which will search lost files for free and makes sure you can restore lost files with it evaluation demo preview.

Convert Pen Drive from RAW to FAT32

In order to repair not formatted error on pen drive, you need to format the pen drive from RAW to FAT32. First of all, you can run Windows built-in Error-checking tool to check if the pendrive contains any bad sector. If the pen drive contains bad sectors, you can full forma the pen drive. If it doesn’t contain bad sector, you can also quick format the pen drive, which can save much time.

Supported media:

Cellphone, Flash drive, memory card, hard disk drive, USB drive, external hard disk, pen drive etc.

Are you also looking for a free photo recovery program for memory card when you mistakenly format your SD card, CF, XD or when the memory card has not formatted error? You can also rely on iCare Data Recovery software. This software helps recover deleted data from CF card, unformat memory card and more.


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