Command prompt is able to format a USB flash drive on Windows, can you recover data after formatting USB disk using the CMD?
You need to close operations on usb and then cmd can lock your usb for format recovery
The truth - CMD is only available for format recovery when you can remember your file names and file types. An eaiser way? -> you can restore files from a USB memory drive after formatting it with free format recovery software.
This article will guide you to recover formatted USB thumb drive data using a format recovery program for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 and more.
If you want to recover data from a thumb drive which was formatted by accident when cmd did not work well for you as for formatted usb recovery, you can try iCare Data Recovery Pro. It is a Windows based data recovery tool, which helps for USB disk recovery from any manufacture like SanDisk, Toshiba, ADTA, Samsung, PNY, Transcend, HP, etc from 128MB, 1GB to 512GB & up.
USB hard drive, also called external hard drive, is an external USB disk that has larger size than a USB flash drive. You can use the same method to format a USB external hard drive with CMD on Windows.
And iCare Recovery Pro is able to recover files from USB hard disk after formatting using command line. It supports USB HDD including Seagate, WD, Samsung, Hitachi, Transcend, Silicon Power, etc from 500GB to 4TB or more.
Also read: CMD to format USB>>
Last updated on Sept 14, 2023