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How to Recover Deleted Files?

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Get upset about your careless deletion of an important document, photo, video demo or something else and no success after trying scores of ways? Cheer up! PCTuneUp Free File Recovery comes with ultimate solution. It is professional free file recovery software that manages to recover your various kinds of lost files including those emptied from Recycle Bin, from all file systems(NTFS, FAT, FAT32, exFAT, HFS+, Ext2/Ext3/Ext4, etc.), whatever they are caused by human accidental deletion, any sort of machine error or other uncertain reasons.

Step 1. Download and Run Free File Recovery

Click here to download PCTuneUp Free File Recovery and install it. Double-click the icon to launch the program.

Tip: why deleted files are actually still present on your hard drive? When you delete a file, Windows does not actually erase, zero or otherwise alter the actual data. Instead, it just quickly changes the corresponding record in the file system to mark the file as "deleted". Neither the actual file system record nor original file data are erased at this point. Eventually, when the system needs space to write another file, it may claim that space and store a different file in it. This is the point at which the actual data is lost. This allows our data recovery software to do its job.

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Step 2. Scan for Deleted Files

Once the program is launched, you'll find a list of hard disks in your computer, (including USB flash drives, Memory cards, etc. if they are connected). Select a disk to search for deleted files. Click "Scan Deleted Files..." to start searching for the deleted files. A progress bar will be displayed within just few seconds.

Tip: it may take some time to find all the lost files. If you want it done faster, leave the box of "Show system files and unknown file types" blank.

Scan for Deleted Files

Step 3. Restore Files

When the scan is finished, all the deleted files with the string you specified will be listed in the program window. You can manually specify a string included in name of the deleted files in "Enter filter text here...". Check "Show system files and unknown file types" if needed. Check the files you want to restore and click "Restore Files..." to get them back.

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