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Wednesday, January 5, 2011


If you have deleted some of your important files accidently then the first thing you will do is panic.
But I am going to teach you how you can recover your deleted files.
Using this method you can recover files that have been

• Deleted from the Recycle bin
• The files which have been permanently deleted using SHIFT+DELETE key
• Files deleted from your Memory Card

Before starting the tutorial for recovering the deleted files I will explain the basics of file deletion which will help you understand that how and why file recovery is possible.

How File Deletion Works
Whenever you move a file to recycle bin or permanently delete a file the file is actually not deleted from the hard-disk instead that file space is marked as free by the operating system so that new files can be written at that space.So, if no new file is written at that place then you can recover the file easily but if you have placed some data in that particular drive then it is possible that the data be written on the same location from where you have deleted your file.It will make the data recovery difficult or impossible.

Note:-Donot put any new data on the Drive from which you have to recover you data because it may hamper your data recovery chances.
This method works on windows platform and is completely free.
Now,Lets begin the step by step tutorial with on
How To Recover Deleted Files In Windows

1.Download Recuva .It is a freeware utility.

2.Install Recuva and it will ask what sort of file you want to recover.Example pictures,movies.Now select the drive.

3.It will scan and show you all the files that have been deleted from that particular drive.

4.After completion of the drive is complete it will show two types of files.
• Those with green icons can be recovered.
• Those with red icons cannot be recovered easily.

5.Right click on the file to be recovered and select Recover Highlighted and your file will be recovered

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