What is the best software for recovery of deleted files?


We lost some files recently thanks to a worm that deleted them. What is a good recovery/undelete program that can help recover files that have been deleted, whether by accident or maliciously?

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Hi All,

Get rid of data loss trouble by using with easy and simple File Recovery Software. With the help of this tool, user can recover or restore up to 250 GB hard drive data in a user friendly manner.

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This somewhat depends on how it was deleted, if the computer has been used since, and if there was a 'wipe' function executed after the virus was removed.

Generally speaking, files are saved digitally as binary numbers, 0's and 1's. When a file is 'deleted', simply a 0 is written in place of a 1, etc. If that digit is not written over with new data, the old data is actually still there, just not visible to the system. With a virus/worm, the data is written over, and upon deletion of the virus/worm, the data is completely written over, so it may be tough in recovering the files.

Please refer to the link below for a good read, comparison, and recommendation. My guess, if permanantly deleted, you may need to use a professional recovery service.




Resource: The Best Data Recovery Software Guide
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Here are some tips you may need when you meet data loss problems:

1. If you meet the file loss situation, keep calm and stop using your computer to do any read or write operation until you find the way to recover the lost files because any wrong operation.

2. If you’ve lost a file, time is of the essence. As new files saved to Mac hard drive or storage devices, the original files gets overwritten. So do not use the drive or disk which your deleted files are stored before at all, until you have completed the scanning and recovery process.

3. The system crashed or the files loss situation happens occasionally, so remember build a backup for the files periodically is strongly needed.

4. If you meet the file loss situation again, stop using the Mac or storage device right now, use another computer to process the files recovery.

5. Remember this, no matter at the normal time or after files recovery, build a backup for the files periodically is the best method to protect your files from data loss situation.

This post offers you more tips you may need: http://www.uflysoft.com/data-recovery-mac/mac-files-recovery.html

Tony Staarc

I had experienced to lost large amount of data and i tried many tools for data recovery but i can't satisfied for it, after a long time i found this application it provide me lots of advantageous data recovery option by which i able to get back my all hard drive data in a precise way.   http://www.wikihow.com/Recover-Windows-Hard-Drive-Using-Systools-Hard-Drive-Data-Recovery-Software
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R-Studio Data Recovery would probably be my go-to choice. If you have to pay for it yourself, a downside is that R-Studio is one of the more expensive options. It works with FAT, NTFS, Linux and Mac OS, so it is also more versatile than most data recovery software. It is sector based recovery, so it can be a little unwieldy if you are trying to do a simple undelete of a file, but it will do the job. Recuva is pretty good too, better at recovering a single file because it allows you to easily scan the file table. Plus Recuva is free. There are many other options out there as well, but these two are solid choices.

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There are quite a good number of data recovery tools out there examples include Recuva, Restoration, Undelete 360, PC Inspector File Recovery, Undelete Plus, Wide Data Recovery but my favorite remains Recuva. 


Resource: Free Data Recovery Tools: Recover your deleted files
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Tons of data recovery softwares have in the market today, but you select the software, which can able to solve variety of data recovery results.

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Hello Dear,


I  already faced this problem at that time someone suggest me the Windows Data Recovery software that is helpful in recovering of corrupted files and folders from formatted Partition.This tool also recovers the files which are deleted by using shift + delete keys.



Adwer Drahal

Get one of the effective and best Windows Data Recovery Software which recover your all hard disk data without facing any kind of difficulties. Read More -    http://www.systoolsgroup.com/hard-drive-data-recovery.html   http://www.systoolsgroup.com/windows-data-recovery-software.html
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Here's the one that always worked fine for me  RECUVA

It is free for personal use and you can download it here


The sooner you realize find was deleted the better.

Chances are file ( or better yer disk sectors) will not be ovewritten by other file.

Daniyar Kapkaev
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I`ve had the same problem. I couldn’t open photos, which I made by my old camera in computer, because they were damaged. After this I try to recover photos with special programs, but mostly of them didn`t see cameras flash driver. To recover photos I can advise you to use program hetman repair.

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Here is the method for all windows user who want to recover their lost data successfully, you should try RecoveryFix for Windows data recovery software. By the use of this tool you can easily recover missing or permanenlty delete files very smartly in less time. To know more about software visit here :- http://www.recoveryfix.com/recover-windows-data.html and download demo version.


Try also some Data recovery utilities. Some useful tools here you can free download and more information visit  http://best-data-recovery-tool.blogspot.com
Willison Lena
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Have you tried this:http://download.cnet.com/Tenorshare-iPhone-Data-Recovery/3000-18551_4-75885462.html


Can't recommend as I haven't tried it myself, but found this iPhone data recovery software in a Google search.Good luck.

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Two days ago, my computer deleted some important file automatically and I don't know way, I feel very helpless, so I search in google to find a way to find the files back, thank god, I found one,  it help me recover 65M files freely, the delted files also in the files recovery, so lucky, I share the solution, read this http://www.iphone-ipad-recovery.com/data-recovery.html.

Tony Staarc
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I had lots of experience to lost my large amount of data, after that i tried many data recovery tools, but i can't satisfied from them, but i tried this application its provide me perfect data recovery results in a precise way.



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You can try MAC data recovery. This software features

Mac Data Recovery , Deleted File Recovery, Deleted Volume Recovery

Raw Recovery , Mac Photo Recovery, System Startup Disc , Recover Data from NTFS Partitions on Mac etc. 

For more information http://macintoshdatarecoverytool.blogspot.in

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The best way to recover deleted files from computer is to use a data recovery software, see this step by step guide:



hope this helps.


Try also some Data recovery utilities. Some useful tools here you can free download and more information visit  http://best-data-recovery-tool.blogspot.com
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I know one data recover app can help to recover various files in 550+ formats from your computer storage devices quickly, safely and completely, it's so powerful, check the link to get it. http://www.iphone-data-recovery.com/data-recovery.html

Chemline Dorno
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Several data recovery software available to recover lost data from corrupt hard disk drive but i have used an effective and easy to use data recovery tool

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If you need Windows Data Recovery Software. Before purchase or free download read review and comparison table carefully . Visit the comparison table click http://www.comparisonandreviews.org

Kinoha John
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I suggest you QuickData hard drive recovery tool it recover your all data from Windows hard drives which has been deleted, corrupted or formatted owing to any reasons.


Banzee Simmons
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Undoubtedly, it is going to be Stellar Phoenix for me.. Many a times, it has saved my life by retieving all my lost data.. My bos would have killed me without this software.. http://www.retrievephotos.com/

Robert Johnson
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With recover files data Tool, you can scan and retrieve songs, movies, documents or pictures from formatted or damaged volumes of FAT or NTFS file systems. This tool will perform scan on your hard disk and index all the deleted and existing folders and files on selected logical drive. When scanning is done, you can choose file(s) to recover in your desired destination. get more info:


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Yes, if you have not backup these data to iTunes, you need to use some third party software to recover the data. iPhone data recovery is the best tool to do this job. It can directly scan the device for the data and recover them safely and easily. See detailed guide here: 


how to recover deleted text messages from iPhone 5

how to recover deleted photos from iPhone 5

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