There is good information that data can be recovered after GPT partition formatted by mistake on Windows XP. As you know, any partition will become empty after formatting, but all data can still be restored before it gets overwritten by new added data. The only thing you need to pay attention to is not to write new files to your GPT partition if you still want to recover deleted files on Windows XP after formatting the partition.
Since GPT partition became empty after formatting by mistake on Windows XP, you need to rely on data recovery software to scan the formatted partition to search for lost data. iCare Data Recovery is a read-only format recovery software which allows you to restore all kinds of files from GPT partition for formatted hard disk or external HDD on Windows XP. This data recovery software supports all brands of hard drives such as Seagate, Samsung, WD, Maxtor, Sony, Toshiba, SanDisk, Hitachi, etc. Follow the steps below to restore data from mistakenly formatted GPT partition on Windows XP:
Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on your computer. Run the software and choose a proper scan mode.
Step2. Select the formatted partition as aim disk and let the software scan it.
Step3. Preview the found files and save the lost data to another partition.
iCare Data Recovery is available for data recovery in following situations when you format GPT partition on Windows XP:
"My 3TB external hard drive contains more than 1TB data, but just now I mistakenly formatted external hard drive on Windows XP and erase all data. Is there any way to get back lost files from formatted 3TB external hard drive?"
"I want to use format recovery software for photo recovery after formatting GPT disk by mistake on my computer that is running Windows XP operating system. Can somebody recommend useful format recovery software that can work on Windows XP and GPT disk?"
"I quick formatted GPT partition for 4TB hard drive under Windows XP. Is it possible to recover the lost files from the formatted GPT partition?"
GPT partition is known to more and more PC users and many of them have encountered the problem GPT partition is formatted by mistake on Windows XP. iCare Data Recovery helps you easily recover all kinds of files after formatting GPT partition for 3TB 4TB hard disk or external hard drive on Windows XP. Free download the software now!