Opening the Recycle Bin icon on the desktop
Choosing the restore option from the file menu or right clicking
The file is now back on your computer in its original place
However, there are times that a file is not placed in the Recycle Bin when it is deleted. This includes data from removable storage such as flash drives and zip disks, data deleted from within some applications, and data deleted from the command prompt. Moreover, there are occasions, when the Recycle Bin has been emptied and there was a file you wanted to keep.
When data is deleted from a FAT32 or NTFS file system, its content is not erased from disk. Instead, only the reference that points to the location of the file on the hard drive is erased.
This means that deleted files and folders are hidden from the user, but not from people with specialized tools. While the cost of professional data recovery can run into the thousands, there is specialist software available on the internet to
The space the file occupied becomes available for re-use by other files. However, the disk space is not re-used straight away so that the data contained in the deleted file will remain in the hard drive for some time to come.
Chances of recovery will depend on how full the computer’s hard drive is, windows will try to avoid re-using disk space that has been recently freed, to give the file recovery software a chance of working.
Data recovery software understands the file system structure and uses this knowledge to locate the disk space that was occupied by a deleted file. Because the space isn’t re-used straight away, there is a good chance that deleted files can be restored 100% intact. In fact, people who use deleted data recovery software are often amazed it finds files that were deleted months or even years ago.
The best programs will give you full control over which
Also, these software utilities can be used to securely and permanently delete all deleted files from the local drive without affecting any of the existing files. The outcome is that, no hardware or software tool will be able to