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Can data that has been erased and formatted in the hard disk be retrieved again?

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Retrieval of data that has been erased and formatted in the hard disk.


Yes, the data recorded on a hard disk drive of the computer remains on it physically even though it appears to have been erased when user deletes the data or formats the hard disk. The data can be restored or reused by other users by special types of software.