December 29, 2016

How To Restore/Recover Deleted/Formatted Files On PC Using Recuva

Rucuva is a PC Software or Tool that can help you recover or restore deleted or formatted files on your PC unknowingly. This Tool i will say is the best file recovery software for pc. Recuva as a PC Software has a free version and a pro version which involves money on o download except the free one. The paid one should have more functions than the free one since there is a price placed on it which is not expensive.

As a Pc User, you may delete files by mistake. Then when you go to your Pc Recycle Bin, you also delete it which means you can't get it again. It a pity that things may change and you need that particular file which you have already formatted from your PC. If you have experienced this and you still need those files, Luckily there are free file
recovery tools available called Recuva. It’s a pretty useful and feature-rich tool which can recover the files you deleted unintentional. It is free to download and easy to use.

Apart from Windows computers, it also supports removable media like Smartmedia, Secure digital cards, Memory stick, digital cameras, Sony memory sticks, Compact flash cards
and many more.
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Note : According to Recuva developers, it can recover data from a formatted drive too. It can also recover deleted mail from your mail client. It supports Microsoft Outlook Express, Mozilla Thunderbird, or Windows Live Mail. We haven’t tested these features though.

Therefore to use Recuva to recover deleted files, read below steps carefully to get it done. Download Recuva App Here For Free. The Paid version is also available in the link.

Step 1 : Download, install and run the program on your computer. A
welcome screen will appear. Click “Next” to proceed.

Step 2 : It will ask you which kind of files you are trying to retrieve? Check any one of the given options. For example i chose pictures.

Step 3 : Select the location where you want to retrieve the files from. Now the second option “On my media card or iPod” can come in handy if you want to retrieve deleted files from removable media such as phone’s memory card, iPod or digital cameras.

If you want to look into any specific location on your computer, then click on “Browse” button.

Note : If you are not sure of the location of the deleted or formatted file, you can use "I'm not sure"(Search everywhere on this computer).

Step 4 : Browse for the folder. Here I selected C drive. because I want to retrieve images on my desktop which were accidently deleted by me few days ago.

Step 5 : In the next screen, click “Start” button. Don’t select deep scan option until you fail on your first attempt to recover the file. Note that “Deep scan” could take over an hour depending upon the size of your hard disk.

Step 6 : The process will start. I was amazed to see the speed of scan. It is really very fast. It scanned 38 GB of data within 5 seconds. Very effective. Now its time to see the result.

Step 7 : It will show all the deleted files (Recuva doesn’t disappoint me. It shows more than 122 deleted files including
the file I was looking for). To retrieve the file, check the box next to file name and click on “Recover” button.

Step 8 : Select the folder where you want to recover your file.

You should select a drive or a folder different from the scanned drive (I scanned C drive to search all the deleted
files so I selected D drive to recover those files). After selecting the appropriate location, click OK button.

Step 9 : Now check the folder. You will get your file back. Now suppose you want to scan for deleted music. You don’t need to go back and start the process again. Just click on “Switch to advance mode” button in the opened Recuva Window.

In the advanced mode you can select any drive and media types from the drop down. There is “option” button available where you could select various options like language, view
mode, secure overwriting and other scan options.

This are the simple steps to take to recover or restore deleted or formatted files from your PC.
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  1. nice thread, but I used it I didn't see some of my videos, even the recent one, I was able to see others videos I think I can't recover, but the only problem I have is that I can't see my pics, it showing logon and web icon, even with deep scan

    1. According to the article, don't tick Deep Link only if nothing to scan. And if you want to recover all yout file (Music, video....), you have you choose them one after the other.


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