How to Recover accidentally deleted files using Recuva.

Accidental deletion is happened to most of us. Do you know it possible to recover deleted files? Using the Recuva which is my favorite recovery software, we can restore files that emptied from the Recycle bin as well as images and other files that have been deleted by user error from Hard disks, Digital Camera memory cards or MP3 players. It will even bring back files that have been deleted from your iPod, or by bugs, crashes, and viruses!.

When an accidental deletion is notified, you would better stop using computer or external storage memory which protect you from over writing of new data upon deleted.

To recover accidentally deleted files using Recuva includes 3 main steps.

  1. Download Recuva.
  2. Installing Recuva.
  3. Recover deleted files.

1. Download Recuva.

You can download latest version of Recuva from Filehippo website or click on following link http://filehippo.com/download_recuva/. and navigate to “Download latest version”.

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After downloading the files,  run the setup file to begin the installation.

 

2.Installing Recuva setup.

Installing Recuva is a single step. Just click “install” to install the utility and agree to the license and privacy  policy. You can customize installation folder on customize menu. Uncheck CCleaner installation radio from the bottom if you don’t want to install. CCleaner is a very useful piece of utility for optimizing the computer.

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Once you finish the installation. Click “Run Recuva” to launch Recuva.

3.Recover file.

Click next on Recuva welcome wizard.

 

Recuva restores all types of files, office documents, images, video, music, email, anything. Just narrow your search by selecting specific file type. It will reduce recovery time. Click Next to continue.

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If you know the location of deleted file, narrow the search by selecting that location. To scan, the entire system will take hours.

Click Next to continue.

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Enable Deep scan search deeply, use this feature once you failed to restore normal scan. Click “Start” to begin the scan.

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Once Recuva complete the scanning, it will show the result that you can recover. Select the files you want to recover by ticking the boxes then pressing recover.

Recover accidently deleted files

 

It will ask you to select the destination folder to store recovered file. Store recovered files other than recovered folder.

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Now you will see a message that recovery completed. access the file from recovered folder .

Recover accidently deleted files

 

Recover accidently deleted files

 

Anwar Yakkiparamban

Anwar Yakkiparamban is the founder of Lauyou Learning. Prior to Lauyou learning, Anwar worked at ARD Engineering & Development, Qatar. He holds bachelor degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Govt. Engineering College Idukki.

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