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Data recovery guidance
After you deleted your data accidently, normally is either shift + delete or empty the recycle bin. As long as the space of your computer for the deleted data did not occupied by another data, then there is a possibility to recovery the data. However, it can not guarantee to recovery all the data.
Nowadays, there is a great numbers of data recovery software, such as, Test Disk, Recuva, Photo Rec and Undelete Plus and so on. Here, I recommend the Recuva, at the same time I will discuss on the progress of data recovery in both Windows and Apple Mac system. And hope it can help you up.
When people using computer in the daily life, everyone may be faced of delete data accidently, format wrong hard disk etc, all those troublesome situation, and perhaps even meet mistakenly delete disk partition. So once it occurs, how to recovery those deleted data?
In the Windows system
If user only deleted some files wrongly, such as Word document, text files and so on, or just a mistake to format system zones, meanwhile, Windows still running normally, it can use the software --- Recuva to recovery the data.
Step one, of course, download and install the free data recovery software is the common sense. Then, running the program and choose the Wizard mode. In this step, you just need to click on “next” to answer two simple questions and the program will do the rest for you.
Secondly which is the first question, you need to select the file type that you want to recovery. By the way, if you want to recover several data in different file types, you can check in “all files”. There are video, graphic, video, email and document file types.
Another question is where you lost your flies did, for example, in the recycle bin, my documents, and external removable devices, desktop, disk D or you can search it in your computer or particular folder if you forget where it was.
So, the next step is to search your lost data. Just click the “start” button, and you will find that there is “Raw File recovery” or “Deep Scan” option for you to choose. Usually, “Raw File Recovery” can help you to retrieve all files that you have lost for long time already due to some reasons. And the “Deep Scan” is able to recovery the data which is caused by format.
Fifth, the last step, if you chose "All files" in the previous step, the scanning result will be showed in file types as database, archive, audio, email, graphic, video, document, and so on. You can recover them selectively after previewing.
In the Mac os system
The first step is the same as the Windows system; download the software to restore files on mac. Install and run the software. After that, just choose the “Delete File Recover”.
Step two, choose the location on which you want to perform lost file recovery and click the "Scan" button to scan. The time of scan is based on which mode you choose. If the lost files are on other storage device, you have to link it to Mac and the select the one where your lost files were.
Last but not least, after finish scanning, the software will show all the data or files that are able to recover. So, you just need to select the one you want to recover in the interface and click “Recover” and save them to a safe area.
To sum up, the techno of data recovery is becoming more and more perfect nowadays. So, we no need worry when the data is lost. By the end, hope this essay can help you.