Word Document Recovery from the formatted USB drive

  • The best-suited utility to unformat or undelete files from USB storage drives
  • Efficiently restores Word files, Excel spreadsheets, PPT files, PDF files and so on
  • A well-built algorithm quickly scan the USB drive and restore files from it
  • The programs also let the users to preview the files before complete recovery
  • Works with all brands of USB drives, external HDD, internal drives, SSD, FireWire drives etc.
  • Compatible to run on any version of Windows or Mac OSX

If you had been working on the Word documents for a long time, then it would sound very disappointing when the files are erased due to an accidental format. Let's take another common instance into consideration, say you saved some essential Word documents related to your office that you have created at homework on a USB drive. But, when you connect that USB drive to your computer to view those Word files at the office, you get an error message like “The Disk in Drive E: is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?” When you get this error, you may reconnect the removable drive it to your PC to access those Word files. But repeatedly you encounter the same error, which is not allowing you to access the Word files. Now, you might have directly clicked on the Yes option to access the Word files without knowing the result.

After that, when you open the USB drive, you are shocked to see that there are no files on your USB drive. This is because your drive has been formatted. Formatting is the process of deleting entire data from the storage device and then creating a new file system to store new files. Therefore, you are not able to view the documents and all other files in the USB drive after clicking on Yes option. USB drive has become the latest standard for the computer components. The main advantage of a USB drive is that the data transfer rate is extensively faster compared to SCSI interface.  USB drives have a maximum data transfer speed of about 100 Mbps.  But, generally, USB drives operate in the range of 18-28 Mbps. It uses flash technology to store a large amount of data that can retain data even when the power is turned off. But, human errors like an accidental formatting of USB drive do not protect your data against data loss. There are some cases in which you need to intentionally format the USB drive like the virus attacks, file system corruption etc. Don’t Worry!!! Best Data Recovery Software for formatted USB drive recovery is here to help you out in recovering lost Word files from an intentionally or unintentionally formatted USB drives.

This software can also recover lost files of the type like spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, text files etc. deleted or lost from USB drives. It supports to recover the document from USB drive of various brands like Kingston, Transcend, SanDisk, HP, Sony, Moser Baer, PNY, Lexar, Verbatim, Corsair, iBall etc. Before using this software, you should make sure that the files are not overwritten by any new files. This is because once the files get overwritten by new files then the Word document recovery from USB become worse. Therefore, avoid using the formatted USB drive to store new files. The software can easily retrieve the lost file from an external USB drive due to USB drive corruption, improper system shutdown, sudden power failure etc. The software not only enables you to recover the formatted Word documents from a USB drive it can also restore music files from an iPod Classic frozen due to corruption. A corruption may arise due to a virus attack or file system corruption. It can recognize a various type of files on the basis of their unique signature and then recover those files with utmost ease. If you have lost or deleted some important images from your digital camera then also you can use this software to recover the RAW photos from the DSLR camera memory card like SD cards, CF cards, MMC, XD cards in just a few clicks. Mac version of the software also helps you to restore files on Mac OS X machines with ease. Download the free demo version of this software and follow the below-mentioned steps. It can restore different types of files like PDF, Excel, Word, PPT, PDF etc. Go to the page to know the recovery procedure of PDF file.

How to restore Word files from a formatted USB drive?

Step 1: Initially, install the USB drive Recovery Software. Make sure that the USB drive is connected to the system. Once you launch the application, select “Recover  Photos” option from the main screen then select “Recover Lost Photos” from the next screen to retrieve the Word documents from a formatted USB drive

Best File Recovery Program - Welcome Screen

Step 2: Browse the formatted USB drive and then click on “Next” option to start the recovery process.

Best File Recovery Program - Welcome Screen

Step 3: Once the data recovery process is done, you can view recovered data using the “Preview” option

File Recovery For Windows - View Recovered Files

Tips to avoid future data loss from a USB drive

  • Always, take timely backup of your important documents before formatting the USB drive
  • Make use of the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon to properly disconnect the USB drive.
  • Use updated and effective antivirus programs to avoid loss of data due to virus attacks

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