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How to Recover Deleted or Lost Data from Hard Drive

Yesterday was my son's ten years old birthday, I make an exception and let him to play games with his friends all the day. However, when I open my computer in the evening, I was surprised that most of the data files on my computer were gone, including my whole quarter work information, it is very important for me, I almost collapsed. After using Kaspersky scan once, I realized that my computer was attacked by the virus. I asked my husband for help immediately, later my husband skillfully used Data Recovery Master to help me find all the missing data back, in addition to thank my husband, this Data Recovery tools really make me feel so amazing.

Yes! Data Recovery Master is a full-features and all-in-one Windows data recovery software which specially designed for people who need to retrieve data files on Windows computers lost due to accidental deleting, formatting, improper operation, virus infection and other unexpected situations. What’s more, this recovery program allows you recover files including Document, Image, Video, Audio, Email, Archives and so on over 500 file Formats from not only your PC’s hard drive, but also USB drives, external hard drives, mobile phones, digital cameras, iPod, MP3/MP4 players and more.

Free Download the trial versions by clicking the corresponding button below, and try to recover the lost data with the help of us useful guide.

One Click Recover Deleted or Lost Data from Hard Drive

     Recover Data in Wizard Mode

Recover Data in Standard Mode

Recover Data in Wizard Mode

Step1. Choose the Wizard Mode recovery
After running the software, you are automatically guided to the Wizard Mode. Now you just need to answer two simple questions by clicking on "Next", then Data Recovery Master will do the rest for you.

Step2. Select the file type you want to recover
For the first question, there are many types of file in front of you, including graphic, audio, video, document and email. Here you can check the one that you want or "All files" to going to recover.

Step3. Tell where you lost your files
Next question is where you lost your files, there are six options you can choose here, such as the external removable devices, Recycle Bin, partitions or Desktop and My Documents. You can also search the specified location if you know exactly folder, or choose “I can’t remember” to search your whole computer.

Step4. Begin to search your lost files
Now you are allowed to click "Start" and begin to search your lost data. If you want to recover the formatted files, you can pitch on "Enable Deep Scan", while you want to get back the files lost long time ago due to various reasons, pitch on "Enable Raw File Recovery". Neither of them, just click "Start" to restore  the files you deleted recently.

Step5. Preview and recover your lost files
The scanning result such as archive, audio, database, document, email, graphic, video and so on would be displayed in file types if you chose "All files" in the previous step. You can preview them and recover selectively.

In addition, you can switch "File type" to "Path" check the previous files path.

Attention: Do not save files to the location where you lost your files. If you don't recover the files you are looking for, they will be overwritten by your new file saving.

Tips: You can "Pause" to recover the files you want first if they have been scanned out during the scanning process. Then "Continue" or "Stop" your scan. Besides, you can filter your lost files in the scanning result by search the filename or path. When stopping the scanning, you can save your scanning result, and import to recover data later without rescanning.


Recover Data in Standard Mode

Step1: Choose the Standard Mode recovery

When launching the recovery software, choose to go to "Standard Mode". There are four recovery ways including Lost File Recovery, Partition Recovery, Raw File Recovery and Resume Recovery you can choose here.

Step2: Select the recovery way

(1)  Lost File Recovery
Lost File Recovery can recover deleted files such as emptied from the Recycle Bin or deleted by Shift + Delete from both your computer and other removable media.

Click on “Start” to scan and recover your lost files after select the disk or a specific folder where you lost them. Go to step5 above.

(2)  Partition Recovery

Partition Recovery enable you to recover data under the situations of lost, deleted, resized or damaged partition.

Select the disk where you lost your partition, and click on "Next". Then click the “Start” button to recover what you choose after scanning the lost partitions.
Go to step5 above.

(3)  Raw File Recovery
If above way cannot find your lost files, you are suggested to use Raw File Recovery. However, this recovery process will take you lots of time and doesn't show you the file names and paths.

Select a partition to recover files from, and click on "Start".
Go to step5 above.

There are scan options, quick scan for deleted files or long-time scan for all file. You can check one of them before performing the scan.

(4)  Resume Recovery
Resume Recovery is only used for saved scan results. If you have a scan result, import the saved scan result to resume a previous recovery session for time saving.

Then it begins to continue scanning your lost files. When the scanning completes,
go to step5 above.


More about Data Recovery Master


Data Recovery Master is an effectively and powerful tool that helps you quick, complete recovery of over 500 file formats, not only from your computer’s hard drive, but also from USB drives, external hard drives, mobile phones, digital cameras, iPods, MP3/MP4 players, and other storage devices.

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