Definitions

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  • v. To remove or undo a format; to reverse the formatting of a disk.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ format

Examples

  • So I spent most of my Wednesday night trying to "unformat" my PC, trying to save files and see what could be recovered.

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  • Templates let you format or unformat your stuff however you like and also include stuff of any medium.

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  • Do I just delete/unformat the entire drive and let Karmic Install get me there? ... and then ... what sizes are recommended for the swap

    Ubuntu Forums

  • - An unformat utility was added to GeekDOS 19.04 to allow you to unformat a drive you accidentally formatted

    Fileforum

  • Use Recover My Files to perform hard drive data recovery, or if you are trying to unformat and recover data from floppy disk, zip drive, smart media, compact flash or other removable media.

    AvaxHome

  • Hard Drive recovery utilities www.ancysoft.com R-STUDIO Data Recovery Software supports file recovery over a network, RAID recovery, hard drive unformat and Linux recovery.

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  • | R parameter can be used to unformat a number, for use in mathmatical situations.

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  • If you are having difficulty with this step of the process, try using a GParted Live CD to unformat your disk.

    doggdot.us

  • I am dismayed to hear the TC has a reformatted drive, as there are unformat tools that can easily be used to recover data.

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  • Recover deleted files, perform unformat recovery and corrupt drive recovery.

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