Recovering Files after Reimage
Literally, people choose to reimage their system when operating system or hard drive gets damaged, and if the system has been infected by any spywares. Well, while reimaging can be done quite easily and quickly, it is a very serious and destructive process for the files on the computer! This is because, to reimage a Windows system, an image of the hard drive that likely has the OS and all basic programs installed, is copied on to the hard drive, which deletes all personal data and programs thereby setting the drive back to a freshly installed state. So it is recommended to backup all the files from hard drive before reimaging on any external device.
What if there is no Backup?
Well, this issue will be solved by using data recovery tool called SFWare Partition Recovery provided the data should not be overwritten. But, now the question is – reimaging will overwrite the data present on the drive and how is it possible to recover files? Well, in that case it is suggested to go with trial version of SFWare Partition Recovery Application.
Note: It is not sure that all hard drive files get over written after reimaging process. It may possible that the image of the hard drive which has been reimaged doesn’t contain the source program of the files you are looking to retrieve.
And of course for files recovery after reimage, it is to make sure that you don’t boot up the reimaged drive or let it get written to in any way!
Restoring Files after Reimage through SFWare Partition Recovery Software
Preliminary Set-up: Download and install the trial version of SFWare Partition Recovery Utility on a healthy Windows computer. Once done with this, attach the reimaged drive to the system where the application has been installed. Now run the tool and follow these below simple recovery steps to retrieve deleted files after reimage…
Step 1: Welcome screen displays three basic options – Recover Files, Recover Photos, and Recover Drives. For recovering data from reimaged drive, select the option “Recover Drives”.
Step 2: Now, the next screen will be having two recovery modes – Partition Recovery and Formatted/Re-Formatted Recovery. Since the process of reimaging formats the data, it is recommended to go with “Formatted/Re-Formatted Recovery” option.
Step 3: Select the right reimaged drive and initiate the recovery process by clicking on “Next” button.
Step 4: Now, the toolkit starts scanning the drive and after sometime it will display all the recovered files on the screen.
If the retrieved files list contains the files you are looking to get back, preview them using “Preview” option and save them. But, to save the data you need to buy the licensed version of SFWare Partition Recovery Software. Well, the recovered files can be stored on any device accessible to Windows operating system.
SFWare Partition Recovery Wizard – the Right choice to Restore Files after Reimage!
SFWare Partition Recovery is one of the most user friendly tools which let any user to easily navigate the steps and perform file recovery from reimaged Windows hard drive. It is so flexible that it helps to recover files after reimage from the computer hard drives with Windows 10/Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP/Windows Server 2003/2008/2012 operating systems. The toolkit also retrieves files from the hard drive after formatting, reinstalling, OS upgrade and system restore.
Other Benefits of SFWare Partition Recovery Program
- Recovers data from drives formatted with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, and exFAT file systems
- Even restores data from inaccessible pen drives, memory cards, iPods, etc.
- Retrieved files can be organized according to their name, size, type and date of creation
- Rescanning of hard drive can be avoided using an option “Save Recovery Session”
Finally, the Tips are…
- To backup all data before performing reimage process
- To take care of the drive from being corrupted by handling it properly
- To install good antivirus apps to remove harmful spywares