Solved I have formatted my pc but not formatted a drive how to see the data Tags: Configuration How To Windows XP Last response: May 10, 2011 1:04 PM in Windows XP Share alankarge May 3, 2011 1:36:37 PM Hello, I have formatted C drive in my pc and installed OS but did not touch the D drive. Now once the installation is done, I am not able to open the D drive. It asks me to format it. I have dta in D drive and want to get it back. More about : formatted formatted drive data | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution mosox May 3, 2011 2:49:37 PM Go in control panel/administrative tools/computer management/disk management. Can you see that partition in there? If yes, right click on it and select "change drive letter and paths" and select "change" then select to change to an unallocated letter. | Report abuse alankarge May 10, 2011 5:50:25 AM Best answer selected by alankarge. | Report abuse WyomingKnott May 10, 2011 1:04:39 PM mosox said:Go in control panel/administrative tools/computer management/disk management. Can you see that partition in there? If yes, right click on it and select "change drive letter and paths" and select "change" then select to change to an unallocated letter. Mosox, you have just added a tool to my toolbox. My usual response to being asked to format a drive is to assume that the partition table was corrupted and reach for recovery tools. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows XP>I have formatted my pc but not formatted a drive how to see the data> Related ressources: ForumI have formatted my c drive and i want data present in the other drives back in ForumI have formatted my pc but i want my data back ForumHow to easily recover your lost, deleted or formatted data : SPAM ForumHow to get data back from formatted drive without recovery ForumHow to recovery Xbox 360 game saves from a formatted flash drive ? ForumHow to get data back from a formatted hard drive with new partitions ForumHow I can recover my formatted data from my drive , if its encrypted us ForumHELP,Fast Formatted 1.5 TB Recovering Data Techniques ??? ForumEeek! - Data recovery from a formatted Mac disk ForumFormatted Drive from NTFS to FAT32, must recover data from NTFS system ForumUsb drive that says needs to be formatted Forumany freeware to recover formatted data ? ForumProblem Saving ReplayTV Formatted Files on Data DVD - Plea.. ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP Forum[Solved] XP Reinstallation from USB Flash Drive ForumWhat is wrong with a computer when it says hard drive failure Forum2nd hard drive missing.....requires data recovery ForumHow change raw driver to ntfc without losing data ForumThe drive is not ready - its door may be open , how can i remove this error ForumHard drive More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !