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Recover Data after Reinstalling Windows

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As a computer user you may need to reinstall Windows anytime on your computer system. There can be many reasons that lead you perform Windows reinstallation.
Some of the well known reasons are œappearance of blue screen on Windows startup, Installation or un-installation of any software program causing problem in smooth Windows startup, You are unable to remove any virus/Trojan/spyware through anti-virus/anti-spyware programs, and Windows having problem in boot up.

Any of these problems can come in your way due to following system problems:

  • Windows registry corruption
  • Corruption or deletion of the file required to boot up Windows
  • Any hardware failure that has lead into Windows crash

Due to any of the aforementioned reasons you may need to reinstall Windows. But, most of the time it has been noticed that Windows reinstallation lead into data loss. This is because when you reinstall Windows on a computer, it asks you if you want to format the hard disk to create new partitions or want to reinstall Windows on any one of the available partitions. In case, you format the hard disk, create new partitions, and reinstall Windows then data available on hard disk gets deleted. You can be in good situation if backup of data has been done.

On the other hand, if you do not format the hard disk then you are prompted to select an available hard disk partition on which you want to install the Windows. At this time, you should carefully select the hard disk partition because if you select the partition on which your important data is available then all of your data will be lost. However, if you have selected wrong partition or have formatted complete hard disk then do not worry about your data. Because, you can still get your data back until you do not use the hard disk after Windows reinstallation.

Actually the data resides on your computer hard disk even after you have formatted it. In fact, only the index numbers of data files stored on formatted hard disk are lost but actual files still reside their until they are not over-written by other files. Therefore, you have chance to recover data after Windows reinstallation. But, for that you have to take help of Kernel for Windows – Windows FAT and NTFS Data Recovery software. Software supports Windows 7, Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows 95, and DOS. Moreover, the software supports FAT 16, FAT 32, and NTFS file systems.

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