Thursday, 22 February 2018
Linux Mac OS X Windows

How to Recover Lost or Deleted Files

Most of the people think that their life is doomed when they accidentally deleted a important file or all their data that has been stored on their hard disk or USB drive, but this is not the case. There are number of ways to recover the data that you think is lost forever. With the right tools, it is possible to recover lost or deleted files and bring it back to the world of the living. Follow this guide to recover your lost files in Windows, Mac OS X or Linux.


How to Recover Deleted Files

Before you start the recovery, make sure you double check the Recycle Bin or Trash. Still nothing?

1. Stop What You are Doing : If your files are not found in the Recycle Bin or Trash, don’t save or delete anything from your computer.

2. Download a Data Recovery Program : The next thing is select a right file recovery program. Luckily, there is several recovery tools available for Windows,Linux and mac. Below is a list of recovery programs that can be used freely to recover lost or deleted data.

Recuva (windows)

Undelete Plus (windows)

Restoration (windows)

PhotoRec (Windows/Mac/Linux)

TestDisk (Windows/Mac/Linux)

UndeleteMyFiles Pro (Windows/Mac OS X)

3. Run the Program and Recover Your Files : Once you have picked a recovery tool, it’s time to start the scanning. The process differs slightly from application to application, but in general, simply open the software and choose the hard drive or removable media that once held your lost file. Once the scan is complete, look through the list to see if your file was recovered. Different programs will have different methods for recovery, but in general you just need to select your file and click the Restore button.

Also read : Best data recovery software for android devices

If you’re still not having any luck, It might be worth trying again with a different application, since there can be a lot of variation between apps …

Post Comment