Accidently cancelled formatting my ext hard drive while it was formatting Tags: Hard Drives Formatting Storage Last response: April 29, 2012 2:26 AM in Storage Share broadjumper62 April 29, 2012 2:02:53 AM now win 7 doesn't see it.i have family records that can't be replaced. help More about : accidently cancelled formatting ext hard drive formatting aicom a b G Storage April 29, 2012 2:20:46 AM Why were you formatting a drive with important data on it? po1nted April 29, 2012 2:26:32 AM broadjumper62 said:now win 7 doesn't see it.i have family records that can't be replaced. help Why were you formatting a drive that had family records on it? Sounds like you lost the data before you hit cancel if you were doing that. You could try a solution like this: http://www.easeus.com/datarecoverywizard/free-data-reco... If the information is absolutely critical then you could try a service such as Ontrack: http://www.krollontrack.com/data-recovery/ Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs it bad to turn off hard drive while formatting ?? ForumUbuntu hard drive formatting help ForumWhat will happen if i remove a hard drive when it is formatting ForumExternal hard disk unplugged while formatting ForumHard disk size reduced to half after formatting hard drive ForumToshiba 320 gb ext hard drive ForumCan't access my ext . Hard Drive ForumHow do you format fat 32 hard drive to FTST OR EXT 3 ForumHELP! ACCIDENTLY FORMATED HARD DRIVE NEED TO RECOVER DATA SUGGESTIONS ForumFormatting Hard Drive - No Progress Shown ForumErased Partition on external hard drive by mistake! Help! ForumLocked out of HDD after a freeze during formatting :( ForumFormat external usb ext 3 drive to ntfs? ForumFreeze or not working while formatting XP ForumFreeze or not working while formatting XP Forum1 HDD vs. 2 HDD RAID-0 ForumHow to repair hard disk if is show error; ForumHard drives keep failing ForumHow to repair corrupted external hard disk ForumIDE drive speed compared to SATA ??? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !