Recover deleted file
You have more than one possibility to recover deleted files from hard drives or USB sticks with Data LifeSaver. The reason for this circumstances is that the handling of deleted files differs between operating systems and there file systems.
If you deleted only one or two files use simple the 'Recycle Files' task in Data LifeSaver. This task is a good start to recover few files in seconds. All other bigger 'recover deleted files' tasks depends on different points, mainly in kind of file systems NT or FAT.
Have a look on the tasks 'how to recover files from hard drive' and 'find deleted files' if you want to find deleted files within huge data recovery results. We recommend to use the 'how to recover files from hard drive' task for recover deleted files in FAT file systems by switching the 'show deleted files' option on.
To recover deleted files within a NTFS files system select Recycle Files - Undelete Files - Undelete Directories - Recover Bins - On Program Errors :
You will get now your windows recognized drives, from which you are able to recover deleted files. Hard drives will be shown as silver devices,
USB sticks a changeable drive. Double click the the drive where you want to recover from. In our example we select drive L: to recover the deleted files.
The software will now analyses the file system for deleted files.
After a short time the root tree of the file system will be shown. Your deleted files will be (normally) found at the original places. Typical, you will see more files as you thought. This files are
often older and are deleted before a long time. As you don't find the missed files so far, select the rider 'Files'.
In this window all deleted files are listed and marked as 'red'.
To recover files, select the files, folders and copy them to another physical place. It is very important that you recover files to another physical drive or physical partition.
Otherwise exists the chance to overwrite the recoverable data.
The quality of a deleted file recovery could be very different depends on the kind of data loss. Check random sample files before buying a license. You can do this by double click the files and evaluate the file content. This is very easy for jpeg-pictures and more.