"I quick formatted my Maxtor external HDD by mistake, and now the external HDD becomes empty. I need to recover all lost files from the quick formatted Maxtor external HDD. Does anybody know the solution?"
"All data was erased permanently after quick format Maxtor external hard drive by accident. Is there any method to recover quick formatted external hard drive?"
"I quick formatted my 500GB Maxtor portable hard drive because Windows system disabled me to access the disk when I plugged it to my computer. I attempted to open the Maxtor portable HDD so that I can view the files stored on this disk after formatting portable hard drive, but I got nothing because formatting wiped the Maxtor portable HDD permanently. How can I restore all lost files now?"
Quick format does not erase all data permanently since it only marks the disk space as available for new data storage. Therefore, you can use iCare Data Recovery to undo format the Maxtor external hard drive and recover all lost files. This data recovery software supports Windows OS to help recover files after quick formatting Maxtor external hard drive by mistake. Now, follow the guide below to get back data from quick formatted Maxtor external hard drive:
Step1. Download and install the data recovery software on your computer. Launch the software and select a proper scan mode.
Step2. Choose the formatted Maxtor external hard drive and wait the software to scan it.
Step3. Preview the files after scanning and save the lost files to another storage media.
Formatting can be complete format and quick format. When you perform quick format on your Maxtor external hard drive, it can delete everything on the disk and system will mark the disk space as empty. If you write new data to the Maxtor external HDD after formatting, the new data can be stored to the disk space where was used to save deleted data. If the disk space was overwritten by new data, the original data will become unrecoverable.
Well, in order to recover data from quick formatted Maxtor external HDD, the first point you should keep in mind is not to overwrite the original data. Then, you can free download iCare Data Recovery to restore all lost files. This software allows you to recover any type of file after quick format.