Accidently delete files from hard drive? Mistakenly remove files using Shift+Delete key or obliterate files with DOS prompt command? If the files are important for you, how to recover deleted files is the very question which you urgently need to find the answer to.
When you deleted a file, Windows do not delete it truly, it is only marked “deleted”. However, it is actually deleted until a new file occupied its space. Therefore, you still have choices to recover deleted files.
According to the different scenario you deleted your files, you can retrieve deleted files with different methods.
Case 1: Mistakenly deleted files and the files are moved to the Recycle Bin.
Solution: If the deleted files are still in the recycle bin, you are lucky. Just find the file and use “Restore” option to remove the file to its original location.
Case 2: Emptied the Recycle Bin; Use Shift+Delete to delete files; Obliterate files with DOS prompt command; Hard drive was virus attacked or run any software application to rub out files.
Solution: If the files were deleted by any of the above cases, they will bypass recycle bin. You have 2 options to restore deleted files.
However, some of us may forget to backup in advance, in that case, you have to rely on the third party file recovery tool. Card Data Recovery is the powerful file recovery software. It can recover almost all popular file type including .doc, .txt, .docx, .pdf, .xls, .ppt, .vsd, .rtf, .zip, .rar, .tmp, .mdf, .mid, .iso, etc. It supports Windows 8.1/8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and lower.
Once files were lost, you should recover them as soon as possible, the earlier you recover them, the more likely to get them back. Learn more abou how to recover deleted files with Card Data Recovery.
Note: Never write new files to your hard drive in case that the deleted files were overwritten.
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